Understanding Youth Work and Community

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


This is an exciting programme potentially leading to further study at HNC level. The course will be classroom based and online. Attention to detail, a thirst for learning, and a desire to work with adults, young people and community groups will be essential for those who apply for this programme. You will gain understanding of working in youth work, and communities and the ethics of working with community groups. You will also gain an insight into society and theories around individual and group behaviour.

Entry Requirements

4 relevant subjects at National 5 at B or above including English and Maths. You will attend for interview.

A personal statement of no less than 250 words.

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

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Services

SCQF Level