The Level 2 certificate in Youth Work (QCF) aims to provide candidates with necessary skills, knowledge and competence that is required to work in an assistant role within the youth work sector. Therefore, on successful completion of this qualification candidates will have demonstrated the essential skills in employment. Learners have 14 to 18 months to complete the Level 2 certificate framework.
This will give learners the skills, knlwdge and understanding required for Youth Workers at Level2 based on the Youth Work Principles.
The qualifications are made up of a number of units, each of which has a credit value;
To achieve the certificate learners will need to complete all the units on the list of 23 credits from mandatory units. As well as a further 3 credits from a range of optional units, covering such areas as English, ICT and Maths (15 credits), Employee Rights and Responsibilities (3 Credits) making a total of 44 credits.
Study and Assessment:
Competence and knowledge - Youth Work Level 2 Certificate
Skills Element - Functional Skills Maths L1 or equivalent GCSE
Skills element - Functional skills English L1 or equivalent GCSE
Skills element - functional skills L1 ICT or equivalent GCSE
Skills element - Level 2 Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Skills element = PLTS recognition mapped in Youth Work Diploma L2.
How long will it take?
14 to 18 months based on 44 credits.