What you'll Learn

The Level 2 Diploma in Playwork (QCF) will introduce you to the primary aspects of working with children and young people between the ages of 4-16 in play environments. It will provide an understanding of playwork values and the importance of play and playwork in children and young people’s lives.

The Diploma covers the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision. You will need to be working or volunteering in a play setting as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

 

Ideal If

You have little or no experience of working in a professional play work setting. You will be provided with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children in play setting.

What to expect

You will attend ½ day tutorials once a month at Achievement Training’s City Centre location. Your tutor will support your throughout the course. The Delivery of the qualification is done mainly at the workplace, the assessor will visit the work place every 6-8 weeks. You will receive a login to an on-line portfolio account, which can be accessed from any Wifi point at work at home or in our centre or through 3/4G. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners and to share practice and access to different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.

The course can be completed as part of an intermediate Apprenticeship moving onto advanced and higher Apprenticeships.

 

What next

This qualification can help you to progress in a wide range of Play work roles including:

  • Assistant Play worker in a Children’s Holiday Club
  • After-school club Play work Assistant
  • Hospital Play work Assistant
  • Adventure Club Assistant
  • Soft Play Area Assistant

Cost

This qualification is only available as an Apprenticeship

Duration

12 Months