What you will learn
- Learn and apply understanding of theories and emerging research about youth development and youth identity formation
- Examine the political, sociological and cultural influences shaping young people
- Promote youth participation practice and co-creation to achieve young people’s positive and sustainable social development
- Apply collaborative leadership skills into youth work in an inter-professional, multidimensional context
- Develop critical thinking skills > Respond appropriately, professionally, and competently to issues of safety, crisis, and risk
- Put knowledge of the code of ethics for youth work and industry competencies into practice
- Flexible learning options are delivered out of Porirua with Auckland based block workshops.
- Youth worker
- Youth development expert
- Community development worker
- Youth minister
- Case manager
- Sports coordinator
- Policy advisor
- Youth centre manager
Bachelor degree in an associated field and/or evidence of a minimum of five years (FTE) relevant professional or educational experience in youth development or in the social service sector; and evidence of suitability based on interview, safety check and referee reports.
International students IELTS
Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.5 or equivalent.