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This page is full of useful and important information if you are appliying for/ have applied for a place on the NOCN level 2 Theory of Youth Work course

Please read this page before completing your application for a place on the NOCN Level 2 Award in Youth Work Principles and NOCN Level2 Theory of Youth Work courses

The information on this page also forms part of the pre-course induction so please familiarise yourself with the contents of this page.

All applicants for an NOCN Youth Work course from Community Action Suffolk will have to attend (face to face or virtually) an interview as part of the application process. At that point applicants will need to provide information to verify their identity (more details below).

Successful applicants will be notified and will be asked to confirm their booking to accept their place on the course.

  • Read the following on this page
  • Example Learner Agreement that you will need to sign and return if you successfully apply for a place on the course.
  • Privacy: Your privacy and details we need to register you for the course
  • Verification of identity
  • The policies and procedures for the course

Example Learner Agreement

Below is an example of the Learner Agreement that Learners will be expected to sign and return no later than three days before the course starts along with their proof of identity. Please see our Privacy policy and GDPR policy below setting out your rights regarding your data. A full range of our policies relating to this course are also found on this page.

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Important notice: Your privacy and details we need to register you for the course

Learners who successfully apply for a place on the course will be sent, via email, an NOCN registration form and Learner Agreement that will need to be completed and returned to training@communityactionsuffolk.org.uk no later than 3 days before the course starts.

The registration form requires some personal information in order for learners who successfully complete their course portfolio to receive an official certificate from NOCN.

The Registration form requires Learners provide their:
full name
date of birth
address
contact number
email address
Community Action Suffolk will only share this information with NOCN for the purposes of delivering this course. If Learners choose not to share this data with us we will be unable to register them with NOCN for this course. Unregistered Learners cannot complete the assessment element or receive a Certificate. Please see our Privacy policy and GDPR policy below setting out your rights regarding your data.

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Verification of Identity

All applicants will be required to provide evidence of their identity and address at their interview in order to be registered for the course.

Failure to provide this information would not necessarily exclude them from the course but would exclude them from being registered for the qualification.

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Key policies and procedures

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Training sessions

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This course is a nationally accredited unit by the National Open College Network (NOCN) and gives participants the practical youth work skills and knowledge to build their confidence and practice. The course draws on real life scenarios and includes the very popular peer groups tutorial and tasks are based in the participants own setting for extra relevance. Ideal preparation for participants to begin, or expand their knowledge, working with young people in a range of youth work settings.

The course forms the first module contributing to the full NOCN Level 2 Award in Youth Work practice.

Youth work helps young people learn about themselves, others and society, through informal educational activities which combine enjoyment, challenge and learning. Youth workers typically work with young people aged between 11 and 25. This course will help participants to learn and practice the skills to equip them for their role.

Participants are assessed throughout and complete a portfolio of written assignments. Before signing up please do ensure that you have the time to study the course materials and complete the portfolio in addition to the advertised sessions – we recommend approximately an additional 2hours per week.

Booking terms and conditions and cancellation policy

Contact us

If you have any queries please contact: Training@communityactionsuffolk.org.uk

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