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Are you a volunteer youth leader in the local church? Would you like to develop your skills, grow in confidence and be more effective in working with young people?

This course will bring light and colour to your understanding and help you grow in your ministry.

Leading to…

This course trains those already doing youth work and could also provide a strong basis for a higher level qualification.

Further information

Did you know that the Church is the largest voluntary sector youth work provider in the UK? The aim of Aurora Youth is to resource this body of volunteer youth workers. This course is designed for those already doing youth work in their local church, who love the young people they work with, but have had no formal youth work training. 

Pre-requisites

There are no academic pre-requisites although each student will be expected to have the full support of their local church, and a member of their church should act as their supervisor.

Course outline and qualification

Cliff College will award a Certificate in Youth Ministry to students who attain level 3 or 4 (equivalent to A-Level and first year degree), and the Bishop of Sheffield will also award a Certificate in Youth Ministry to students attaining level 2, 3 or 4 (equivalent to GCSE and higher.) Those based in Anglican settings may seek the Bishop's Authorisation as Youth Ministers in their parish.

  • Module 1 -  Youth Ministry & the Youth Worker
  • Module 2 - Understanding Young People & Youth Ministry Practice
  • Module 3 - Managing the ministry

Key dates

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First Wednesday September

Final Wednesday May 

Costs

The course costs £200 per student, but you may apply for a bursary or discount if a number from the same church enrol.

Next steps

Register your interest by completing our online form.

Alternatively you can contact Mike or Jon directly via email:

Email icon Jon Buckley: jon@auroratraining.org.uk

Email icon Mike North: mike@auroratraining.org.uk

 For more information about course content visit the dedicated Aurora website 

Key locations 

Most sessions will take place at Diocesan Church House, 95-99 Effingham St, Rotherham S65 1BL and Saturday sessions at Cliff College, Calver, Hope Valley, S32 3XG

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Who can I contact about the course?

Course leader: Mike North

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You can contact Mike at mike@auroratraining.org.uk

Course tutor: Jon Buckley

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You can contact Jon at jon@auroratraining.org.uk

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