Whether you are a young person or an adult, Denbighshire Youth Services has many opportunities for you to be able to gain accreditation and qualifications by taking part in activities and events with the Youth Service.

Awarding bodies used by Denbighshire Youth Service.


Agored Cymru 

Agored Cymru

Denbighshire Youth Service deliver accreditation and qualifications through the use of Agored Cymru as an awarding body, within Agored Denbighshire Youth Service are sector leading in delivery and verification of the award.

Agored Cymru accreditation/ qualifications use innovative and flexible approaches to develop qualifications to meet skills needs in Wales. Apprenticeship programmes available, supporting employability and progression for learners in Wales.

Example courses we deliver

  • Level 1 Programme Planning with Young People
  • Level 2 Filmmaking
  • Entry level taster - Cooking
  • Personal and social education qualifications
  • Level 2 Money Management
  • Level 1 Information Literacy
  • Level 1 Substance Misuse.

“ I wasn’t very good at school and didn’t get any GSCE’s but after working with the youth workers for a year I have now got 3 qualification this has helped me realise that I can learn and I hope to go to college in the future” ST-  Young person        




Denbighshire Youth services uses the awarding body ASDAN to provide a range of courses covering preparation for life and work, enrichment subjects, PSHE and Citizenship, within our Education Youth Work to various schools across the county.

Every course is designed to develop learners’ personal, transferable and employability skills through an engaging and challenging curriculum of activities, leading to a certificate of achievement.

Example Courses we deliver

  • Level 1 AoPE
  • Level 2CoPE


Sport Leaders

Sports Leaders

Denbighshire Youth Service runs a variety of courses accredited by Sports Leaders UK who are a UK and Wales regulated Awarding Organisation and Charitable Foundation that provides a range of leadership awards and qualifications.

Awards delivered by Denbighshire youth Services are tailored to respond to the individual needs of its sports leaders, through a flexible and varied programme.

Example courses we deliver

  • Level 1  Award in Sports Leadership
  • Level 2  Award in Sports Leadership
  • I Can Lead
  • Level 2 dance leaders

These awards give learners the chance to develop their organisation, motivation and communication skills, whilst also focusing on positive role models in sport, how to mentor others, and how to use leadership skills in a variety of settings.

For more information about Denbighshire Youth Services courses, accreditation and qualifications please contact Jeanette Smalls on  or 01745855573