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.

Young Voices – Cork Edition Join us for our New Year Revolutions

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm GMT
Join us in Cork City Centre for our next Young Voices event. The event is part of the EU Youth Dialogue.

Working with Autistic Young People- Inclusive Practice

February 20 @ 10:00 am - May 17 @ 3:30 pm GMT

Event 1 – Monday 20th – Making a Difference: Impact and Youth Arts

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm GMT
Join us for the SPARK Youth Arts Festival launch 2023 as we invite guest speakers and participants to explore how youth arts can make a difference in young people’s lives.

Event 2 – Tuesday 21st – Youth Arts SPEAKS

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm GMT
Join us online on February 21st to hear directly from young people about their experience of youth arts, the role creativity has played in their lives and their vision for youth arts in Ireland.

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.
Relationship Education and Sexuality Wellbeing in the Youth Work Sector eLearning

This e-learning is a building block for you to strengthen your capacity in supporting young people to develop their sexual health.  

An Introduction to Youth Sexual Health Promotion eLearning

This e-learning is a building block for you to strengthen your capacity in supporting young people to develop their sexual health.  

One World Week Training 2022-2023

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.

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.

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.

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’s Youth Arts Programme and STEAM in Youth Work project, meaning participants will also be eligible to apply for a €5,000 Scientist in Youth Work Residency grant.