The Training Team

Photograph of Ternaya Cummings - Director at South Gloucestershire Playscheme

Ternaya Cummings

Youth Work Course Tutor

Ternaya is the Director of the Playscheme as well as a qualified and respected youth work trainer.  She has been delivering the Level 2 Award in Youth Work Principles and the Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice for over 12 years.  

Ternaya holds a Level 4 PTLLS and Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work practice qualifications and started her career in youth work 18 years ago. She has delivered and managed centre-based youth work as well as outreach and detached in numerous areas across South Gloucestershire during this time.  

Ternaya also has a vast experience of supporting young people at risk of exclusion or anti-social behaviour.  She is very passionate about working with young people and ensuring their voices are heard.   

Chrissy Sidney

Training Administrator

Chrissy manages the training admin at South Gloucestershire Playscheme to support the provision of the NOCN accredited Youth Work course. From enrolment through to providing certificates at the successful completion of the course. With over 25 years experience in marketing, Chrissy also manages the web site.

Chrissy Sidney - South Gloucestershire Playscheme Training Administrator
Photo of Derek Close, Internal Quality Assessor for the Youth Work courses.

Derek Close

Internal Quality Assessor

Derek has qualifications in JNC Youth and Community work, Teaching (Cert.Ed), Assessment (CAVA) and has a BA Hons degree.

He has extensive experience of designing, tutoring and facilitating a wide range of accredited and other courses for different clients at both the local and national level. His focus is on learning, personal and professional development, with an emphasis on enabling all people to achieve their full potential through the development of their skills, qualities and expertise.

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