1Course Overview

Youth Justice Worker Level 3

Course code: ABC952

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Learn the skills and knowledge you need to become a youth justice worker, from home!

  • Explore the origins of the young justice service
  • Discover the legal frameworks of the young justice system including ethics and practices
  • Understand the Role of the Youth and Community worker
  • Understand Sociology and Social Problems that children and youth face
  • Learn about the wider societal issues that can impact upon the life journeys of young people as they often experience multiple inequalities
  • Identify and define prevention, Intervention of offending and re-offending
  • Understand the core competencies and skills to be a youth justice practitioner and deliver effective practice
  • Create a personal development plan to help your understanding of effective practice principles in the youth justice system
  • Identify risk factors that may have contributed to the youth offending
  • Understand how to create risk assessments, prepare reports and manage future risk
  • Know how to write reports on fictitious case studies

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be sent to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 75,000 students that have already done so.

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2Course Content

Course Content

Unit 1: Principles of the youth justice board
  • 1.1 Responsibilities
  • 1.2 Youth offending teams
  • 1.3 Multi-disciplinary approach
Unit 2: The responsibilities and legal framework of the youth justice system
  • 2.1 AssestPlus sections
  • 2.2 Excluded assignments
  • 2.3 AssetPlus difficulties
Unit 3: Social problems that children and youth face and the youth liaison strategy
  • 3.1 Difficulties in the assessing
  • 3.2 Interventions
  • 3.3 Difficulties with parents being present
Unit 4: Prevention, intervention of offending and re-offending
  • 4.1 Attitude to offending
  • 4.2 Questionnaires
  • 4.3 Restorative justice
Unit 5: Risk assessment; the role of the yots and sentence management
  • 5.1 Children Act [2004]
  • 5.2 3 coping routes
  • 5.3 Mental Health
Unit 6: Writing a report on a fictitious case study
  • 6.1 Plan a dissertation
  • 6.2 Primary factors
  • 6.3 Evaluate the best pathway
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete.

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 award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

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

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. 

What happens if I lose my course pack?

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.

What if I still have questions?

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 Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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Excellent guidance and support from my tutor

Excellent guidance and support from my tutor. Quick response in the feedback from assignments. I really enjoyed this course.

- Dominique Dale

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  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
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