Youth Work and Communities (Level 6)

Ayrshire College


Kilmarnock Campus


This course will introduce you to the values and principles of Community Learning and Development (CLD). It will develop your understanding of community through exploring a range of issues including poverty, addiction, equality and social justice.

You’ll learn strategies on how to work more effectively with individuals and groups to help them improve their lives and their communities.

Entry Requirements

5 relevant subjects at National 5 including English, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry is subject to an interview. Reference.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HNC Working with Communities, or other relevant HNC course, or employment in a range of community based settings.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level