Trainee Youth and Community Worker Programme


Trainee Youth Worker Chloe Trainee Youth Worker Ian          

This 2 year programme offers the opportunity to train as Youth Workers in a real-work environment with visiting groups at the Centre while atending college to gain a professional qualification in Youth and Community Studies (QQI Level 5/6.)

Trainees work 19.5 hours per week and recieve a training allowance. They will also receive some financial support towards their college fees and training courses.

In addition to the professional qualification, the programme also provide training in the following areas during the two years:

  • Children's First - Child Protection Training
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Drug Awareness
  • Working with groups / Facilitation Skills
  • Canoeing Instructorship
  • Rock Wall Training
  • Archery Instructor Course
  • REC3 First Aid
  • Equipemnt Care and Maintenance
  • Anger Management
  • Anti-Bullying Course
  • Mountain Skills
  • Arts and Crafts Training
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