Training and Accreditation



We provide high quality training experiences which are delivered through qualified and experienced industry professionals within the voluntary sector across a number of topics to help support and upskill the profession. 

The 2016/17 training calendar will be available here shortly. In the meantime if you have any specific requirements please in get in touch with our Training Officer on 02031 373829 or e-mail:



We deliver a series of awards and accreditation routes which recognise the learning and achievements of young people. 

2,290 young people in 2014/15 were certified with a UK Youth accreditation and over 50% of those young people were fully funded to complete their Platinum Youth Achievement Award.

For more information about our accrediations please contact 02031 373810 or e-mail



Our short eLearning programmes provide simple ways to improve your work with young people. These programmes are level 2, as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training programmes, where students receive a certification upon completion.

Our eLearning programmes comprise of: 

Raising Aspirations Course


This short online programme devised by UK Youth and Developing Youth Practise has been created using tried and tested theories for raising aspirations in young people.

This programme will help you:


  • understand underlying reasons that lead to low aspirations
  • explore concepts and practical strategies to raise aspirations
  • overcoming limiting beliefs
  • identifying and demonstrating useful tools to set meaningful goals 
  • motivate change


This course costs £25 per person and delivers 1 CPD hour. Upon completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate providing evidence of learning.

It is recommended that participants also complete the Hard-to-Engage and Difficult Behaviour programmes, as they cover the key theories and will provide useful insight and context to working with those who display difficult behaviour and who are also difficult to engage.

If you would like to book this course then please download and complete the booking form forwarding it to



Our FREE downloadable sources include 'tried and tested' programme idea's for your youth group, staff development and team meetings.

If you would like more information about our resources please contact

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