Youth Justice Studies Level 3

Course code: OSC1130

Gain a detailed insight into youth justice services with this two-course bundle, from home!

  • Understand the legal framework within the youth justice system.
  • Explore anti-social behaviour and theories of criminology.
  • Gain an insight into prevention, intervention of offending and re-offending.
  • Study from home, at your own pace.
Course overview

This bundle is perfect for those who wish to develop a sound knowledge base in the role of a youth justice worker and youth justice services.

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in youth justice this bundle is ideal for students who are working in a youth justice role and want to boost their knowledge and skills and for those who want to kick-start their career as a youth justice worker.

Course Duration

Up to 2 years.

Study Hours

Up to 160 hours.

Course Outcome

Youth Justice Services Level 3 and Youth Justice Worker Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Youth Justice Services QLS Level 3

  • Treatment and punishment of children
  • Main themes
  • Extent of offending
  • Mission
  • The Youth Offending Team
  • Youth cautions
  • Conditional cautions
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Criminological theories
  • Risk factors
  • Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • Verbal/written warnings
  • Reforms
  • SCH; STC and a YOI
  • Procedures and policies
  • Dissertation project
  • Collecting evidence
  • Evaluate

Youth Justice Worker QLS Level 3

  • Responsibilities
  • Youth offending teams
  • Multi-disciplinary approach
  • AssetPlus sections
  • Excluded assignments
  • AssetPlus difficulties
  • Difficulties in the assessing
  • Interventions
  • Difficulties with parents being present
  • Attitude to offending
  • Questionnaires
  • Restorative justice
  • Plan a dissertation
  • Primary factors
  • Evaluate the best pathway
Extra info


This combined course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this bundle, successful learners will receive 2 Certificates of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (this lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.


You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • * Comprehensive study guide
  • * Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • * Student study planner
  • * Student notebook
  • * Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

No, everything you need is included in the price!

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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