The Apprenticeship, Traineeship & Jobs Growth Wales Programmes, led by the Welsh Government, are supported by the European Social Fund
Foundation Apprenticeship L2 Community Development
The Foundation Apprenticeship 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: Identify their own needs and actions; take collective action using their strengths and resources; develop their confidence, skills, and knowledge; challenge unequal power relationships and promote social justice, equality, and inclusion.
Level 2 Diploma in Community Development
This Framework includes the following components
- Level 2 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 Officer (title may also include Engagement, Participation, Liaison, or Involvement) – working in a variety of sectors such as community development, housing, health, homelessness, or play.
Community Development Officers work within community groups, identify their needs and support community-based projects such as 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