• Open door policy
  • Signposting
  • Life skills
  • Information, advice and guidance
  • Social inclusion
  • Accredited qualifications in youth and community work

We promote the principles of informal education through our own support network to encourage independence and improved personal development.

Service-users receive regular one to one support from our support workers, who are qualified to Level 3 in Information Advice & Guidance. Working towards increased confidence and independence a personalised programme of support is developed to individual needs whereby achievable goals are established towards managing finance, leading a healthy lifestyle, education, employment, family, and community engagement.

As a recognised partner of the YMCA George Williams College in London, we are also able to deliver and mentor individuals wishing to gain nationally recognised and accredited qualifications in youth and community work.

We take great pride in the positive outcomes of our service-users, and the ways in which we have helped improve the quality of their lives.

To see individuals regain their confidence and become increasingly independent to make progressively more substantial decisions concerning their wellbeing is a great achievement and the keystone of our service.

"The tutors were very knowledgeable, welcoming and supportive throughout and always encouraged us to reflect on our own practice. I felt that this really helped develop my self-awareness." - Informal Learning Level 2 student

We are able to deliver the following:
Level 2 Certificate in Youth and Community Work This course explores the personal and professional values required for youth work through advancing the learner's existing knowledge and understanding of the subject criteria, which includes management skills such as: responsibility, teamwork, and leadership.

The course is suitable for anyone working with children and young adults, whether that be members of staff, volunteers or students, and those who complete it will receive a qualification which will enable a natural progression onto the Level 3 Diploma.

We also offer a short seven-week accredited course which consists of two modules in understanding youth work principle and practice and in safeguarding young people in youth and community setting

Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work, Informal Education and Community Learning Learners will explore their own values and beliefs, enabling them to engage more deeply with others in their work. The course is suitable for those with current experience in informal education, youth work, mentoring or community learning, who should be able to demonstrate their commitment and ability to engage readily with young people and adults. It is also necessary for learners to show a propensity for justice and a desire to achieve equal opportunity. Those completing the course will receive the Level 3 professional qualification.
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Call a member of our team
on 01924 882150

or visit our offices between
9am and 5pm Monday-Friday
Suite One
The Belle Vue Business Centre
1 Elm Tree Street
Belle Vue, Wakefield
West Yorkshire WF1 5EP.



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