£185 Accredited




15 hours over 5 days


Level 3, Agored Cymru

Course Details

This training course runs over a number of days, currently virtually.  The course outlines understanding, knowledge and skills relating to the practice of detached and outreach youth work.

Participants will:

  • Understand the principles of mentoring young people.
  • Understand how to facilitate the learning and development needs of young people through mentoring.
  • Be able to support young people to address their individual learning and development needs.
  • Be able to promote the wellbeing, resilience and achievement of young people through mentoring.
  • Understand the boundaries of a mentoring relationship.
  • Understand how to review the effectiveness of the mentoring process.

Tutor - Matt Parry

I have a deep passion and commitment to the provision of youth support services for young people in Wales, having 25 years (22 years of which post qualification at youth and community degree level 6) experience of working with young people and managing youth support services.

The span of my substantial career in the youth and community field has included the management and development of street based/detached, mobile, participation and active involvement, centre based and targeted youth provision.  For many years I was also the Strategic Manager for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Cardiff.  I am committed to social justice and young people’s rights.  I am also an unpaid Director with the charity Sound Progression (creative arts based work with young people).  I am also committed to the training of future youth and community workers and hold a part-time professional tutor role with Cardiff Metropolitan University.

I am a season ticket holder at Cardiff City FC and enjoy travelling the world!



Monday April 12 9.30am - 10.30pm


April 19th 9.30am - 12.30pm

Session 1

April 26th 9.30am - 12.30pm

Session 2

Friday April 30th 9.30am - 12.30pm

Session 3

May 10th 9.30am - 12.30pm

Session 4
Accreditation Session: May 17th 9.30am - 10.30pm

Accreditation details

Awarding Body: Agored Cymru

Title: Facilitate the Learning and Development of Young People through Mentoring

Code: GB83CY036

Level: 3

Credit: 3

Cost, assessment and accreditation

The cost of this course is £185 per participant, that will also include the accreditation.

The accreditation will require a written/typed assignment that will be sent electronically after each session. Distance tutor support is provided to allow for successful completion.

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