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Division of Youth
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
University Drive           P. O. Box N-4891
Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
T: (242) 502-0736        F: (242) 328-8038
E: celebrateyouthbahamas@gmail.com

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The Division of Youth is pleased to advise of the 27th 2018 Cohort of the Youth Leaders Certification Programme, commencing Tuesday October 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM. 

The Youth Leaders Certification Program is designed to enhance the way youth workers facilitate engagement programmes and organizations.  Leaders will be better able to engage, identify and approach all categories of youth, including marginalized youth who reside throughout the Family Islands and New Providence. The program aims to:


  • Ensure specific and measurable outputs that meet the strategic goals of the Division of Youth.

  • Inform youth workers on national standards for youth work and also mandatory reporting.

  • Provide a formal training that provides an opportunity for training and National Certification.

  • Assist in bringing about a professionalization of the practice of youth development.

  • Encourage persons to take advantage of further studies in the practice.

The certification course will be executed over a sixteen (16) week period and will commence as of Monday, September 30, 2019, and thereafter will be conducted every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m., concluding at 8:30 p.m. Please note that a $25.00 application fee applies.  Please take your email confirmation of application and $25.00 to the accounts section of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, 2nd Floor, West Wing, Administration Section, University Drive.  Please make your receipt available to Ms. Keilli Braithwaite to confirm your enrollment as soon as you would have done so.        

The application period is now open.  Please complete the form below.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us for further clarifications. 


Keilli Braithwaite
Youth Officer                    

Office: 242.502.0736                                                
Email: celebrateyouthbahamas@gmail.com