Empower Young Lives

Become a source of encouragement and support for the children who need it most. Gain skills to positively influence young lives with a nationally recognised qualification.

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Tailored to Reflect Your Passion

Start your journey to helping young people through our nationally recognised youth work courses. With your support, they will be able to better connect with their own emotions and with the community around them.

Discover the Impact of Youth Work Courses

Working with adolescents and youth who are struggling with emotional or social concerns can be both very challenging and hugely rewarding. If you want to help improve the emotional development of young people, a career in youth work could be right for you.

Completing a youth work course online within Open Colleges will give you the skills to look after the physical and mental wellbeing of teenagers and youth. You’ll learn how to listen to their problems, provide sound advice and help them to feel supported.

Get experience working with a variety of people from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and become a source of encouragement and support for the children who need it most. After completing a qualification, you will have the ability and knowledge to respond to potentially critical situations.

The Open Colleges difference

  • Self-paced,

    no deadline

  • Study anywhere,
    on any device

  • No exams