Level 2 Diploma in Playwork
This qualification is an introduction to the primary aspects of working with children and young people between the ages of 4 to 16 in play environments. It provides 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. It is a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Playwork Apprenticeship.
Level 3 Award in Transition to Playwork
This qualification is based on the National Occupational Standards for Playwork and will develop the knowledge needed when working in playwork settings. It covers the theories and principles of play and playwork, risk management and how to support the needs and rights of children to create diverse play environments.
Level 5 Diploma in Playwork
This qualification provides in-depth information about the role of the Level 5 playworker when working with children and young people between the ages of 4 to 16. It also delivers the higher level knowledge and skills needed when leading practice and managing staff in a playwork setting. This includes developing professional practices, building relationships and personal development.