Online training opportunities for youth workers

On this page you find opportunities for online training and learning that directly boost our skills in fields of youth and community work. Most of these are not run or provided by Banyule Youth Services, for any questions you have about them you will have to go to the provider.
We have also put together a list of some awesome free online training and workshops with a broader appeal Click here to see what else is listed.

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Professional Development Opportunity for Local Youth Workers

The Code of Ethical Practice for the Victorian Youth Sector.

This online workshop is delivered by YACVic and open to anyone working with young people in the Banyule and Nillumbik Local Government Areas. Attendees will walk away feeling motivated and equipped by the framework of the Code of Ethical Practice and how it can be used to enhance their interactions with, and support of, young people.

This interactive training session includes introductory theory and guidance for using the Code in your workplace. There is heaps of opportunity for discussion and reflective practice as well as strategies for developing ethical practice in your role/organisation.

When: Tuesday 18 August
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm (3 hours)
Cost: $30ppBookings are essential as spaces are limited to 25 people. Please book via

Centre for Social Impact

Over six weeks during April, May and June 2020 nearly 5,000 people attended one or more of our 35 impact2020 webinars which covered a range of social impact topics and were presented by 70+ of our amazing and innovative researchers, educators and thought leaders. Follow the link if you missed out

Working online

Victoria University - upgrade your diploma to a Bachelor of Youth Work
Victoria University are giving you the chance to study via virtual classes and upgrade your qualifications.

FREE Digital Youth Work module – Humak University, Finland

The Digital Youth Work module is designed to enhance your understanding of the dimensions about digital youth work.  Digital Youth Work is not a method or a form to work, it is youth work that uses the possibilities of new technology.

Session recording available here:

Youth Work Tech Guide

A practical non-techie guide to online youth work

Code of Ethical Practice

A must know framework for anyone working with young people. Here you can find the Code and all guides, info sheets and training.

General training opportunities

YACVic Training

YACVic frequently host fantastic trainings and webinars for our sector. Here you can find copies of these trainings and more.

Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT

Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and evidence-based treatment: CBT

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

We deliver training to the family violence specialist sector, community, health and human services services, healthcare, child and family welfare, education, housing, legal, court and corrections, government as well as the private sector.
For all current training opportunities

PiP Webinar- Preventing violence against women and family violence in faith settings.
12 May 2020

Faith communities and settings are an important environment where social beliefs and norms are shaped. These beliefs and norms have the potential to either promote violence or protect against it.
With 60% of Victorians identifying as religious it’s important to understand how to reach and engage with faith communities to help prevent violence against women and family violence.