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Award Leaders Course

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PLEASE NOTE :-  This course will not be available in 2017 and will be replaced with Sports Studies

TermCodeUnit Standard TitlecreditsInt / ExtFAO
116861Describe safety management in youth work5I
116857Help plan, deliver and evaluate a youth development project12I
1

16843

Demonstrate knowledge of the meaning of Te Tiriti O Waitangi in youth work3I

2
22256Explain the principles and underlying philosophy of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa
3
I

2


16849Demonstrate knowledge of ethics in youth work3I
2-3
16856
Describe group work and leadership in youth work5

I
322257Profile youth in Aotearoa New Zealand3I
1-316850Work with young people in youth work6

I
Credit total - 9 Months40
Students completing the National Certificate in Youth Work (Level 3) have nine months to finish.

What should I have already achieved?
The Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award (Bronze and Silver) is desirable. Entry to the course will be at the discretion of the teacher in charge of the course, in consultation with the LA.
What will I learn?
The National Certificate in Youth Leadership (Level 3) is a qualification for people who are interested in working with young people. The course is useful for students who are interested in the Police and Armed Forces. It is designed for a youth leader working under supervision in the context of youth projects and programmes; for example, Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award, holiday programmes, after school programmes, and school or marae based projects. 
This certificate can also serve as a foundation qualification. It may be used as a first step on the pathway towards professional training for youth work. It can lead on to the National Certificate in Youth Work (Level 4) and the National Diploma in Youth Work Level 6). The National Diploma is the national qualification for professional youth work. 
People awarded this qualification are able to work with young people in youth work; describe group work, leadership, and safety management in youth work; explain the principles and underlying philosophy of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa; and profile youth in Aotearoa New Zealand. They are able to demonstrate knowledge of the meaning of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and ethics in youth work. They are able to help plan, deliver, and evaluate a youth development project.
How will this course be assessed?
The assessment workbook sets out the questions you have to answer and the tasks you need to complete to be awarded credit for all unit standards. You must complete all activities in the assessment workbook.
Will there be any FAO?  (Further Assessment Opportunities)

No Further Assessment Opportunities are offered

What are the course costs? $40 for 3 workbooks