- Course Code: CC444
- Duration: 1 year
- Validated by: National Council Further Education
- Study Mode: Full time
A one year course with no exams preparing you for a role as a playworker.
You will study several mandatory units, and this will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in play environments.
You will be found a placement in a play environment where you will gain valuable experience of the role and responsibilities of a Playworker.
You will also study Maths and English at GCSE if you do not already have a grade 4 or above.
- What will I study?
You will study a range of units that include playwork principles, supporting play, relationships in the play environment, safeguarding and reflective playwork practice.
You will take part in charity events, volunteering opportunities and team building exercises to support your employability skills.
- Entry Requirements
4 x GCSE’s D / 3 or above (1 in English and 1 in Maths)
- How will I be assessed?
There are no formal exams but you will build a portfolio of evidence. All units are internally assessed using a range of methods which could include direct observation of practice, professional discussion, reflection on own practice in real work situations and tasks set by us.
- What can I do next?
You can progress on to a Level 3 qualification in playwork.
Able to take the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship in playwork or childcare.
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