Youth Support Worker

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3 CPD hours / points
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For making the world grow stronger together social care and youth work play a crucial role. Working as a youth support worker can give you the opportunity to be a part of this positive change. Learn the roles and responsibilities of youth support workers and boost your CV with this practical knowledge. This Youth Support Worker course will give you every detail you need to know to start your career as a youth support worker.

From this Youth Support Worker course, you will know about the functions and responsibilities of youth support workers in our society. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge about the foundation and approaches of youth work, career prospect, and social influence. You’ll also learn about changes youth brings to society including social justice and mental health care.

This Youth Support Worker course is ideal for anyone wanting to work as social support workers, social activists, small business owners or anyone interested in working in social care services.

Learning Outcome of Youth Support Worker:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of social norms, beliefs and youth support
  • Gain a clear insight into youth support, foundation and approaches of youth work
  • Master the skills needed for youth support worker
  • Be able to communicate effectively with different types of people
  • Know the career prospect of youth support and effect on society

Why choose Youth Support Worker

  • 100% online program
  • No time limits. learn at your own pace.
  • Expert Instructors/Professional Trainers
  • A multinational student base
  • Video lessons
  • Further reading where necessary
  • Up-to-date curriculum and effective guidelines.
  • CPD Accredited Certification.
  • Instant Digital Certificate (Hardcopy available on-demand)


3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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****Course Curriculum ****

***Youth Support Worker***

Module 1. Introduction to Youth Work

  • What Is Youth Work?
  • Youth Work Characteristics
  • Approaches to Youth Work

Module2. Who Are the Youth Workers?

  • What Does a Youth Worker Do?
  • The Foundation of Youth Work
  • Youth Workers Competence

Module3. Youth Worker Role and Methods

  • Youth Work Practice
  • Practice in Different Settings
  • Youth Development Work as a Profession

Module4. Legal Responsibilities

  • Ethical Conduct in Youth Work
  • Values and Principles
  • Empowerment

Module5. Youth Work as a Career (Social Work)

  • A Unique Profession
  • Selecting a Career in Social Work
  • Education and the Social Work Career Ladder
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Salary and Demand for Social Worker

Module6. Social Influences

  • Social Change in Youth Development Work
  • Social Change Can Occur on Three Levels:
  • Paulo Freire and social change
  • Applying Freire’s ideas

Module 7. Youth Work in Mental Health

  • Competencies for Mental Health practice
  • Values and Integrity
  • Classification and Treatment for Mental Disorder
  • Generalist Practice with Group and Communities

Module 8. Social Work and Criminal Justice

  • History
  • Components of the Criminal Justice System
  • Social Welfare Policy in Criminal Justice
  • Conclusion


After completing all the modules of the Youth Support Worker course, your learning will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice based exam. You may choose to participate in a Mock Exam before attending the Youth Support Worker course completion Final Exam with no extra cost.


Now you can get the Youth Support Worker Course Completion Certificate from Skill Up at a 50% reduced price. The PDF version is for only £4.5 (Previously £9) and the Hard Copy is for only £7.5 (Previously £15), while both version will cost you £12 (Previously £24) only.

Who is this course for?

Existing professionals or newbies who work in this field can amplify their skills & knowledge of this topic with our internationally-recognised Youth Support Worker training, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career graph.

We know what Modern Online Learners are looking for – flexibility and accessibility. All of our courses are crafted and designed with those two words in mind. Grab a smart device or log in to your desktop to access our premium course contents. Don’t worry, our expert tutors and student assistants will be there for round the clock.

If you desire to learn and climb the ladder of success with your learning, we won’t ask for any specific prior education or experience. Enrol now in Youth Support Worker and start your learning journey.


  • No formal qualifications required, anyone from any academic background can take this Youth Support Worker course.
  • Access to any internet-enabled smart device.

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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