This proprietary qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), it’s regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England. It was created exclusively in partnership with TQUK, it’s a multi-unit qualification which is assessed by internally set and marked assessments, subject to external quality assurance.

On-the-Job & Immersive Process

Learning & development is undertaken through TWO units whilst on-the-job and within real-time life environments.
It uses a blended framework of Experiential, Social and Formal learning to teach, practice and assess knowledge and practical capability:
  1. Unit 1: Youth Leader responsibilities in social emotional development (Six weeks) – facilitated daily micro-learning, using digital technology through mobile devices within work and social environments;
  2. Unit 2: Youth leader social emotional development deployment (Six weeks) – 1-day workshop followed by facilitated daily micro-learning, using digital technology through mobile devices within work and social environments.

Curriculum: THREE Internationally Established Models:

  1. Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma: The revolutionary US trauma-informed social emotional development methodology for applied Youth Work; pioneered by JS Consulting. 
  2. Emotional Intelligence: The internationally recognised Emotional Capital model of self-awareness and the competencies for emotional resilience; pioneered by RocheMartin Group.
  3. Compass for Life: The revolutionary personal development and resilience model for enhanced values-based youth development; pioneered by the Compass for Life Foundation.

Quality Assurance.

Total qualification time is comprised of Guided Learning Hours (GLH) and Directed Independent Study (DIS):
  • GLH = 17 hrs: these are hours made up of direct tutor contact time – facilitation, guidance and supervision (online and workshop).
  • DIS = 45 hrs: these are hours made up of directed independent learning (Experiential, Social and Formal activities) and includes weekly assessments.