This is an introduction to the primary aspects of working with children and young people between the ages of 4 to 16 in play environments. Providing an understanding of the importance of play and Playwork in children and young people’s lives.
Learners can progress to a Level 3 Playwork.
Future Career Opportunities
- After school clubs
- Summer clubs
To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Playwork, learners must achieve a minimum of 61 credits:
- Mandatory (45 credits)
- Optional (16 credits)
- Essential Communication Skills (ECommS) Level 2*
- Essential Application of Number Skills (EAoNS) Level 1*
*You may be required to undertake these modules if you do not currently hold GCSE Maths & English
COURSE ASSESSMENT / EXAMINATION:
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. Methods of assessment could include:
- Direct Observation Within the Workplace
- A Portfolio of Evidence
- Professional Discussion
- Written Assignments or a Task Set
The qualification will be a pass or refer and all the assessment criteria of the chosen units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass.
Apprenticeship: There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age and in employment for at least 16 hours per week. They must have a clean Enhanced DBS check.
Work-based: There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age and in employment for at least 16 hours per week, volunteering or on a practical placement as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. They must have a clean Enhanced DBS check.
- Desirable Text Books
- Lever Arch File
Apprenticeship: No Fee if this course is taken as an Apprenticeship
Work-based Course Fee: £750 (Subsidies are available to eligible employed learners)
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.