An Introduction to Youth Work

An Introduction to Youth Work Training Pack


This is an interactive course to develop effective, practical skills to work with young people. Suitable for voluntary and private sector organisations as well as local authority children and young people’s services, this course provides a basic introduction to becoming an effective youth worker.

Learning outcomes

Over the course participants will:
  • Explore the values and ethos of youth work
  • Consider the role of the youth worker
  • Consider the skills and qualities required to engage young people
  • Identify acceptable and unacceptable behaviour 
  • Reflect on personal values and attitudes
  • Develop an awareness of professional confidentiality and boundaries