Level 3 Diploma in Playwork

Course Level: Level 3

Delivery: Apprenticeship & Learner Loan

Study mode: Full Time

Timescale: 15 Months

Course overview:

This qualification is designed for those working in playwork settings. Learners undertaking this qualification will be working with children and young people. It assesses both knowledge and competence that can be applied across the sector.

This qualification is delivered in the workplace by one of our fully qualified & experienced tutors. Knowledge and competency is assessed through completion of an online portfolio of evidence.

Mandatory Modules: 

  • Understand playwork principles
  • Understand children & young peoples self directed play
  • How to safeguard the well-being of children & young people
  • Understand the organisational framework for play
  • How to support positive outcomes
  • Understand relationships in the play environment

Optional Modules Including:

  • Engage with parents, carers & families
  • Administer playwork provision
  • Inclusive play, working with disabled children & young people

This Qualification Is Suitable For:

  • Playworker  Senior
  • Playworker

Responsible for supervising the team in the playwork setting ensuring policies & procedures are followed and that a range of playwork opportunities are provided.

Funding Options:

Funding is available for these courses through a range of government funding options including apprenticeships and learner loans.

Progression Opportunities:

On successful completion, learners may wish to continue their development with one of the following qualifications:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services

How to enrol:

Call: 01782 646346