Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development
SAQA ID 57428, Level 4, 146 Credits
The purpose of the qualification is to prepare practitioners who are responsible for the development of young adults in initiatives designed to develop the youth and to integrate them into the working economy and society. Youth development practitioners/workers must be competent regarding professional conduct, protocol, networking, process facilitation, coaching and mentoring, lay-counselling, facilitating learning, managing projects, facilitating entry into the labour market, research, communication and various other areas of specialisation. They have a role in facilitating the learning of and supporting the youth during the work experience that they undertake in communities, government and various organisations.