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  NEW Certificate in Professional Studies in Supervision - MA level short course

YMCA George Williams College is recognised as a pioneer in the use of supervision in professional practice. We believe that supervision is central to the development of good practice in youth work and related fields. We are delighted to offer a new Certificate in Professional Studies in Supervision at level 7 (MA level), apply now for 2016. 

How will studying this programme increase my employability?

This programme will have particular relevance for those looking to enhance their managerial and supervisory profile within the field and extend the depth and breadth of colleague's learning experiences. Possession of a highly regarded professional and accredited qualification at post graduate level will enhance prospects of promotion into management and supervisory roles. This course offers preparation for a wide range of enhanced career opportunities.

Course Fees

The course fee for 2014/15 is £750, which includes all course materials and accreditation fees. There are discounts available for group bookings of more than 5 people from one organisation / agency or members of the Centre for Reflective Leadership.

What is the Certificate worth?

The course is nationally accredited by Canterbury Christ Church University at Level 7 (20 Higher Education Credits) and validated by the Scottish Standards Council for Education as a professional qualification for community educators in Scotland. Successful students are able to gain accredited entry on to the MA Youth Work and Community Learning & Development programme.

How does it work?

The programme will be run on a UK-wide basis and will be taught at the College  and part time by blended (distance) learning at various locations around the UK. The course lasts 8 months. Each student is required to undertake the following:

• Attendance and participation at study days on the following dates for October 2015 entrants:

22-23 Oct – 9.30-11.30

3-4 Dec 9.30 – 11.30

7-8 Jan 9.30 – 11.30

4-5 Feb 2.45 – 4.45

3-4 Mar 2.45 – 4.45

• A 4,000 word portfolio. The portfolios are collections of academic work. They may contain a written essay or reflection alongside a main practical / presentation element.

• Work as a supervisor and supervisee with workers in the field.

What is the programme content?

Unit 1: Overview of the theory, use, impact and purpose of supervision

Unit 2: Dialogue and dialectic - the means of supervision 

Unit 3: Supervision and education

Unit 4: The potential and limitations of practice

Unit 5. Practice and assessment

Student comments from our last Supervision short course:

“It gave me space to think about how to support staff as a manager.”

“The style of the programme was excellent, encouraging peer discussion, debate and learning.”

“One of the best courses that I’ve been on.”

How do I apply to the Programme?

Please complete the Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) registration form attached below. For further details of this course contact Deepa Joshi, Registry Administrator, 020 7540 4902
  College Prospectus (download Acrobat reader)
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  Course fees 2016 - 17 (download Acrobat reader)
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