Training & Events

Practical training and certified courses to support your professional development.

 

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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.

Upcoming training courses & events

Click on any of the events below to find out more about them, or click here to see all available training courses and events that you can book online.

Dec 8 – Racial Justice in Youth Work

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm GMT

Young Voices – Year of Youth, Ideas to Action!

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm GMT
Join us as we draw the European Year of Youth to a close! It’s been quite the year, the Year of Youth!

Tailored training courses

We provide tailored and on-demand training to build your organisation’s capacity. We offer a range of tailored training courses in a variety of disciplines that we can run at your premises (or a convenient nearby location) specifically to upskill your staff members.
Click on any of the featured courses below to find out more, or click here to see all available tailored training courses.
Skills Summary workshop

One World Week is back, and this time we are taking on one of the biggest challenges with working with young people today. Globalisation. What is it? How does it work? Is it a good thing? Does this mean I can’t shop in Penney’s anymore?!

One World Week Training: Globalisation – The Youth & the Truth Workshop

The free One World Week workshops are aimed at young people and youth workers. We will use non-formal development education methods to connect young people and youth workers with the theme.

Global Youth Work – Local to Global

The training looks to build on a young person’s role in their local community, and within a globalised World. This training is designed to be delivered online or in-person with an established youth work organisation and space.

Introduction to Transformative and Compassionate Practice in Youth Work E-Learning Course

The Equality and Intercultural Programme in the National Youth Council of Ireland supports the youth work sector to develop responsive, equal, and inclusive youth work practice. This e-learning introduces youth workers and volunteers to a way of working with young people who cause harm or hate through hateful language and actions to those from (or perceived to be from) minority or marginalised identities.

Certificate & in-depth courses

With our academic partners Maynooth University and NUI Galway, the National Youth Council of Ireland offers a number of Certificate and In-depth courses aimed at those working in the youth work sector. Below you will see links to all the available courses in this category.
Click on any of the items listed below to find out more about them.
NUI Certificate Global Youth Work and Development Education 2022

The new NUI Certificate in Global Youth Work and Development Education is a Level 8, Special Purpose award delivered by the National Youth Council of Ireland in partnership with the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

NUI Certificate in Youth Arts with a specialism in STEAM, November 2021 – June 2022

The NUI Certificate in Youth Arts is developed and delivered in partnership by Maynooth University and the National Youth Council of Ireland. It is a part-time programme of study (November 2021 – June 2022) in youth arts practice with focus on the emerging field of STEAM in Youth Work.

Certificate in Youth Arts

Part time, year long university accredited course of study in Irish Youth Arts Practice managed and delivered by the Arts Programme at NYCI. The Certificate in Youth Arts aims to introduce those working in the non-formal education sector to the concepts, principles and practice of youth arts using a context and practice approach.

Accrediting body: NUI Maynooth, Dept of Applied Social Studies