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Community Learning and Development Officer

Group of adults in a class

Community learning and development officers work with community groups to improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of local people by organising and promoting local education and training opportunities. They also help local people to organise and get resources for their communities.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for community learning and development officers in Scotland tend to be in the range of £25,000 to £33,000 a year. Senior community learning and development officers earn up to £40,000 a year or more. Salaries can be higher in project and management work.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can enter by several routes.

You would probably specialise in one area of work, such as youth work, adult learning or more general community work. Often you work in disadvantaged areas.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
6946
1.2 %
RISE
2029
7031
  United Kingdom
2024
74748
2.6 %
RISE
2029
76714

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What Does it Take?

You should have:

You should be:

Training

Getting On

Video

Courtesy of University of Dundee

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

CLD Standards Council Scotland
Tel: 0141 244 3444
E-mail: contact@cldstandardscouncil.org.uk
Website: https://cldstandardscouncil.org.uk/
Twitter: @cldstandards
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CLDStandardsCouncil/

National Youth Agency
Tel: 0116 242 7350
E-mail: nya@nya.org.uk
Website: http://www.nya.org.uk
Twitter: @natyouthagency
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalyouthagency

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