The NUI Certificate in Youth Arts is a Level 7 Special Purpose Award delivered by the National Youth Council of Ireland in partnership with Maynooth University. It aims to introduce those working in the youth sector to the concepts, principles and practice of youth arts using a context and practice approach.
The Certificate programme will be of interest to anyone looking to develop their knowledge, skills, and competence in youth arts so they can enhance their arts-based work with young people in youth work settings
The programme is delivered over 100 contact hours involving online and on-campus learning (including four residential weekends) and will include youth arts workshops experiences; specialist inputs from NYCI and Maynooth staff as well as practitioners from youth work and youth arts; practical activities and project work; lots of opportunities for group discussion and reflection.
This Certificate is funded by The Arts Council and the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.