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January 25, 2017 by News, Salford

Young People from Salford Complete a L1 Developing Community Activities for Youth At Risk!

The Rio Ferdinand Foundation partnered up with Active Communities Network to deliver a free accredited qualification: Level 1 Developing Community Activities for Youth at Risk. 16 young people from Salford aged 14/15 learnt new skills and knowledge in order to successfully plan, deliver and evaluate community sports activities.

Learners received training on how to mentor high risk young people, challenge attitudes/behaviour, health and safety, partnership working and the importance of being a positive role model!!! Learners took part in various activities and tasks in order to complete the 2 day qualification at UTC Media City UK.

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Now that the 2 days have been completed all learners will volunteer within a local community based sports project, helping RFF’s key partners to deliver activities for disadvantaged young people in Manchester during the February half-term.

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This work placement opportunity helps give our learners essential work experience and transferable skills, everyone will receive a working reference and certificate upon completion!

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RFF would like to thank our partners at Active Communities Network, UTC Media City and funders Tony Lloyd Police and Crime Commissioner.

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