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Course Code: 5M4732

Course Content:

  • Understanding Youth Work
  • Working with Young People
  • Young People and Society
  • Community Addiction Studies
  • Teamworking
  • Criminolgy
  • Substance Use Issues for Youth Work
  • Work Experience
  • Social Studies

Students may also complete the following courses:

  •   First Aid Responder - PHECC
  • TUSLA Introduction to Child First Programme



Are you passionate about helping others and creating a real impact on your community and younger people in particular. This programme provides students with an understanding if youth work practice and the roll of the youth worker; exploring current issues facing young people and those working in the field.

Progression and Career Options:

Graduates may progress into employment in the youth services or community development sector in various roles including community support worker, youth work leader, residential social carer, outreach worker etc,.

Graduates from this course may gain entry to a range of specialist related degrees programmes in:

  • Maynooth University
  • UCD
  • TU Dublin
  • DCU
  • NUI Galway
  • DKIT
  • Trinity College Dublin

Drogheda Institute of
Further Education,

The Twenties, Drogheda, Co.Louth.

Phone: 041 9837105
Fax: 041 9841653
Email: dife@lmetb.ie


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