YAA Worker Training

What is Youth Achievement Award Training

Youth Cymru in partnership with UK Youth operates the Youth Achievement family of Awards within Wales. UK Youth is the leading national network concerned with enhancing the lives of young people through youth work and informal education. ASDAN is a QCA recognised awarding body who have extensive experience of moderation and accreditation of a wide range of awards, including Key Skills qualifications and the ASDAN Award Schemes. Together, UK Youth and ASDAN have developed the Youth Achievement Awards and the Youth Challenges to provide a framework to recognise and accredit young people’s non-formal learning.

Highlights of the Awards

  • Available to young people aged 11 plus (Youth Challenges) and 14 plus (Youth Achievement Awards)
  • Provides a peer education approach to encouraging and recognising young people’s achievements through non-formal education
  • Develops from normal youth work programmes rather than require separate activities, and encourage young people to be more involved in developing their own programmes based on their interests
  • Encourage quality youth work by promoting young people’s participating in decision-making and ownership of their activities and learning Motivate young people by giving them a sense of achievement and recognition
  • Motivate young people by giving them a sense of achievement and recognition
  • Lead to identifiable social skills development
  • Work within a youth work specific, curriculum development model
  • Are progressive in terms of responsibility and leadership


Youth Cymru

Unit D, Upper Boat Business Centre


Rhonnda Cynon Taf

CF37 5BP


Thursday March 14th 2019

Wednesday June 5th 2019

Tuesday September 10th 2019

Wednesday December 4th 2019

10am – 3pm

How much and how to book?

£100 per person (this price is subject to change April 2019)

Discount s available for more than 10 from one organisation

(Lunch NOT provided)