Skills overview

NYA is dedicated to the continual improvement of skills and knowledge for youth workers to ensure consistent high-quality practice within youth sector.  Upskilling and professionalising youth workers and volunteers will ensure all young people are able to access high-quality, impactful youth work. 

NYA offers an extensive range of accredited qualifications, informal learning opportunities and programmes for youth workers.


Our accredited youth work qualification and informal learning opportunities.

Safeguarding Hub

A comprehensive Safeguarding and Risk Management framework for the Youth Sector.

Live Programmes

Our latest webinars, tea-breaks and partnership programmes.


Exciting work experience, knowledge and skill development, and youth work support.

COVID-19 Readiness Level

Readiness Level


What does this mean?

** From 27th January 2022 we can confirm that the youth sector moves to GREEN in the readiness framework**

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