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Course Title:

Introduction to Working in the Community

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Course Description:

During this course, you will define what community is and explore what community work looks like.

You will learn how a community is organised to support participation and growth, discover communities of interest and need, and how you can help improve your community. You will also explore different community development jobs and career paths to support your development.

This course provides professional development if you are a new volunteer, thinking about volunteering or want to develop a community-based project.

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered online by a tutor, over one day.

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to enrol on this course, though ideally you should be working in a voluntary role.

What could this course lead to?

This course will help if you are looking to move on to other community development courses. With further qualifications, you could progress into Youth Work, Community Development, Sports Development or work within a charity. To improve your employability skills, you may also wish to look at English, maths and digital skills qualifications.

Funding Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000