Training & Events

Practical training and certified courses to support your professional development

We provide a wide range of practical training and certified courses delivered by experts to support your professional development and work with young people. Alongside our scheduled training calendar, tailored and on-demand training to build your organisation’s capacity is also available.

BOOK UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES

  • Young Voices – EU Youth Dialogue Consultation

    Young Voices

    A consultation event for young people from across Ireland as part of the EU Youth Dialogue process. Exploring and discussing issues relating to the important topics; Future of work, Youth Work and Rural Youth.

    August 22 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm IST
  • BodyRight – A Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention Programme for Young People

    September 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm IST
  • NYCI STEAM School 2019

    This residential training in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) activities for youth work settings will help you explore pinhole photography and paper circuit art with youth arts specialists Brian Cregan and Maeve Clancy. It is delivered as part of a collaboration between NYCI...

    September 16 - September 18

TAILORED TRAINING COURSES

One World Week Workshops

One World Week Workshops will be a free 2 hour workshop aimed at young people and youth workers. The workshops will use non-formal development education methods that will connect young people and youth workers with Climate Change and taking action in their community.

Identify, Tackle, and Transform Hate Speech and Behaviour in Youth Settings

This course is delivered by a team of Trainers who worked with the National Youth Council of Ireland, in partnership with 4 European organisations- Peace Institute (Finland), Ljubljana Pride (Slovenia), Interfaith Scotland (UK), Hamoment (Portugal) on an innovative Erasmus+ funded project exploring how to transform hate in youth work settings.

Drama Techniques in Youth Work Settings

This tailored workshop is designed to address your needs as a facilitator by adding a range of drama processes to your youth work toolkit! It provides practical tips to ensure success and aims to enhance your creative ability, artistic skills and confidence when working with young people.

CERTIFICATE & IN-DEPTH COURSES

YOUth Summit on Climate Action and the Sustainable Development Goals

One World Week is a week of youth-led awareness raising, education and action where young people learn about local and global justice issues and are empowered to take action to bring about positive change.

STEAM in Youth Work Intermediate Training – Monaghan

This intermediate-level training is ideal for you if you have already received introductory STEAM training and/or already use STEAM in your practice. You will complete a range of new STEAM activities and explore how including STEAM can add unique value to youth work and ways of capturing evidence of this.

STEAM in Youth Work – Athlone

During this introductory training day you will undertake a range of STEAM activities and gain the skills and knowledge needed to facilitate high-quality STEAM learning experiences for your young people.

Games in Youth Work – Engaging young people in climate action and development education

This innovative and exciting new programme will enable youth workers to use games to strengthen their practice while focussing on climate, environmental and development issues.

STEAM in Youth Work Intermediate Training – Mullingar

This intermediate-level training is ideal for you if you have already received introductory STEAM training and/or already use STEAM in your practice. You will complete a range of new STEAM activities and explore how including STEAM can add unique value to youth work and ways of capturing evidence of this.

STEAM in Youthreach – Dublin

During this introductory training day you will undertake a range of STEAM* activities and gain the skills and knowledge needed to facilitate high-quality STEAM learning experiences for your young people. You will: learn how to solder; use a Makey Makey to turn an everyday object, such as a bunch of flowers, into a computer keyboard; make simple circuits; make scribble bots; and make your own speakers.

STEAM in Youth Work – Cork

During this introductory training day you will undertake a range of STEAM activities and gain the skills and knowledge needed to facilitate high-quality STEAM learning experiences for your young people.

B4U Decide/Delay – Cork

This is a two day course offered in conjunction with the HSE’s Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programmes B4uDecide campaign. This training and accompanying resource will explore the concept of delaying early sex among young people.

Mindfulness Self Care Programme

The training arose from the identification of needs with youth workers and those working with young people highlighted to the National Youth Health Programme when we are meeting with front-line staff during trainings and events.

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