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Apprenticeship L3 Community Development

The Apprenticeship in Community Development enables people to work collectively to bring about positive social change. This long-term process starts from people’s own experience and enables communities to work together to: determine community needs; carry out monitoring and evaluation; organising community events; engage communities in environmental action; publicity and marketing for community organisations.

Professional Qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Community Development

This Framework includes the following components

  • Level 3 Diploma in Community Development
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication
  • Essential Skills Wales Application of number
  • Essential Skills Wales Digital Literacy


Typically, 18 months

Typical job roles
  • Community Development Worker/Coordinator
  • Community Development Manager

(Each of this titles may also include Engagement, Participation, Liaison, or Involvement) – working in a variety of sectors such as community development, housing, health, homelessness, or play and be related to project based or ongoing services.

Role profile

Community Development Workers/Managers work within community groups, identify their needs and support community-based projects in housing, health, homelessness, or play. They will work to promote increased awareness of social inequality and diversity within communities.

Delivery model: How are apprenticeships delivered?

Each learner is different, which is why we use a range of delivery options – face-to-face support, online learning – within our programmes.

  • Apprentices are supported by a Training Advisor
  • Apprentices complete work projects, applying learning to their role
  • Expert tutor supports development of skills and knowledge
  • Learning and progress is managed and tracked online

How do I get involved?

If you would like any more information please get in touch by phone, email or fill out our short contact form.

E-Mail our friendly Apprenticeships Team to find out more.

Phone 01492 543431 to speak to our Apprenticeships Team and find out more.