The Level 3 Certificate in youth work practice (15 credits) is made up of 4 units covering group work theory, as well as the planning, delivery and evaluation of a group work programme, in a youth work, ministry context. This Level 3 Certificate is accredited through OCN NI and is a competence-based qualification, which includes assessment of knowledge via a written portfolio, as well as observation of direct practice while delivering group work session(s) with young people in a youth work / ministry context.

Qualification Target Group:
Those aged 18 years and over who have previously completed the Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work Practice and who are currently working or volunteering in a youth work / ministry context, delivering group work programmes to young people, with guidance and support from another youth worker / line manager.

£160 per person

The delivery of this course will be through an online platform. Observation of practice will take place in a learner’s own youth work / ministry context.
Applications for this course open from 15 June 2023 to 10 August 2023. For more information contact Suzanne on 028 9032 3217 or via email to


Tuesday 5 September 2023                          7-9pm

Tuesday 12 September 2023                       7-9pm

Tuesday 19 September 2023                       7-9pm

Tuesday 26 September 2023                       Tutorials

Tuesday 3 October 2023                                7-9pm

Tuesday 10 October 2023                              7-9pm

Tuesday 17 October 2023                             7-9pm

Tuesday 24 October 2023                              Tutorials

Tuesday 31 October 2023                              Half Term Break

Tuesday 7 November 2023                           7-9pm

Tuesday 14 November 2023                        7-9pm

Tuesday 21 November 2023                        7-9pm

Tuesday 28 November 2023                        7-9pm

Tuesday 5 December 2023                            Tutorials

Tuesday 12 December 2023                         7-9pm

Tuesday 19 December 2023                         7-9pm

Final Submission Date 23 January 2024

Download the Application Form Below