Course Description

Youth Work

What will I study in this Youth Work course?


  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Communications Level 5 (5N0690)
  • Social Studies (5N1370)
  • Substance Use Issues For Youthwork (5N2176)
  • Understanding Youthwork
  • Working With Young People (5N1384)
  • Young People & Society (5N2002)
  • Understanding Community Development (5N1901)


Why should I apply?

This course is designed for those who would like to pursue a career in the youth and community sector, working with young people in a range of community-based settings. Focusing on young people, this course provides insight into topics including substance misuse, youth unemployment, homelessness and the impact of social media.

CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryHumanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Youth Work (5M4732)
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsWhat are the entry requirements? Minimum Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA or QQI Level 4 Major Award. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B2 or Higher). Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Additional Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
Course Code412014
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