Level 3 Diploma in Playwork

Level 3 Diploma in Playwork

This qualification meets the need of candidates who work, or want to work with children and young people who have opportunities for self-directed, and freely chosen play. The qualification will allow you to work in the following areas:

  • After School Club Assistant
  • Childminders
  • Holiday Clubs and Play Schemes

The qualification has been designed to encompass principles of Playwork, and include responsibilities such as, health and safety, safeguarding children and supporting children’s play. This qualification will also enable learners to make an informed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector and to make informed decisions about career progression. The learners will learn, develop and practice skills required for progression in this sector.

This qualification can be carried out as part of an Apprenticeship framework, as well as a stand-alone qualification, depending on the eligibility of the individual learner. The duration of this course is a minimum of 12 months.

Opportunities for learners to progress to Foundation/Honours Degrees or Youth Work are available.

Playwork Level 3 framework:

Level 3 Diploma in Playwork

Active Leisure level 3

Functional Skills English

Functional Skills Maths

 

Sample assignments

Throughout this course you will have to complete a variety of assignments/units. Please find below an example:

Level 3 Playwork Sample Assignment

Playwork Level 3 standards:

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