Training

Developing skills to support young people

Young Solutions Worcestershire offers a wide range of training for individuals, organisations and partnerships involved in improving the quality of life for children and young people.

Our Online Courses: Designed to enable staff and volunteers to access training when convenient for them, our e-learning courses are ideal as an introduction to youth work. They cover most of the essential areas for a new volunteer paid staff member or trustee, and are also great as a refresher. Courses are available in:

  • The Basics of Good Youth Work
  • Safeguarding Adolescents
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
  • Basic Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Introduction to Young People’s Mental Health

To find out more or to purchase the courses, see our e-learning information page.

Our Practical Courses: These short, informative sessions are aimed at both paid and volunteer youth workers, group leaders and play workers and are geared at building skills, amassing knowledge and ensuring good practice. They cover a diversity of topics, including:

  • Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Safeguarding Adolescents
  • The Basics of Good Youth Work
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
  • Basic Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • First Aid
  • Operating Safely
  • Detached Youth Work
  • Young People’s Mental Health
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Adults
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding and Trauma Informed Approach
  • Motivational Interviewing

Please contact us to discuss your training requirements.

The Events section of our website will have details of current training opportunities that may be booked online.

Please read our Training Cancellation Policy before booking any courses.

Level 2 Award in Youth Work Principles

Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice

Bespoke training is also available, tailored to meet your needs. Please contact us to discuss your training requirements.

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