Course Description

Youth and Community Development Practice Outreach (Diploma)

NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development

This programme is accredited by NUI Galway.  It is provided through a collaborative partnership with the Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB).   

The Diploma in Youth and Community Development Practice is a one-year part-time course designed to enable community activists and youth workers gain a thorough understanding of youth and community development, combined with the practical skills necessary to work effectively in this field. Participants will have the opportunity to explore youth and community development in detail and to learn from the experiences of initiatives elsewhere. The Diploma combines course modules, seminars, project work and field trips in order to provide a comprehensive educational experience for participants.

 Course Aim:

Deliver training to youth and community workers/volunteers to develop their capacity to promote community development, education, community involvement, active citizenship and social inclusion in working with young people.

College Name NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development
Course Category Community Development, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Location Galway, Ireland
Course Start Date 1st September 2020
Course Fee €825 (Diploma) p.a.
Course Duration 1 academic year, part-time (Diploma)
Awarding Body National University of Ireland Galway
Title of Awarding Diploma
Career Path The course offers a number career options to learners who have completed the course. These include: Youth Worker in a variety of youth work settings Community Education Tutor Community Development Worker Youth Advocacy Worker A further progression option for graduates to consider includes: BA in Community, Youth and Family Studies NUI Galway Level 8 (part-time)
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