L3 Award in Community Development (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The Level 3 Award in Community Development course is designed for those wishing to develop their skills and expertise in the development and support of their community.

This would be of interest to those working in their community as one of the following:

• Volunteer
• Employee
• Community committee members
• Trustees of community groups
• Any community based active role

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners must be over 18

  • Summary of Outcomes

    As a level 3 award this can lead to achievement of a certificate or diploma in community development. It supports those working in community settings such has schools, colleges, community groups gain a Level 3 qualification based on the skills and abilities they demonstrate while supporting their community. This would help someone working for local authority staff

  • Course Modules

    The course covers three areas:
    1. Community Development Values and Process
    a. Understand value-based community development
    b. Understand the competencies required of community development workers
    c. Understand the role of reflection and learning in community development practice
    2. Community Group Dynamics

    a. Understand the impact of people’s involvement in community groups
    b. Understand roles and relationships in community groups
    c. Understand the factors affecting the autonomy and inclusiveness of community groups

    3. Social Inequality, Injustice and Diversity in Communities
    a. Understand the diversity of communities
    b. Understand the impact of social inequality, diversity and injustice on communities
    c. Understand how the dynamics of power and influence impacts on communities.

  • Method of Assessment


  • Additional Costs

    Fully Funded via part time provision.


Locations across wales or in-house at your business

Course length



£0 – funding available, subject to eligibility