Level 2 Diploma in Playwork

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This qualification is designed to provide current or aspiring playworkers with the fundamental knowledge required to understand the main aspects of behaviour, development and adaption of support when working with school-aged children in play groups, leisure centres and schools.

It focuses on the importance of play in its relationship to child development through an understanding of the guiding principles of playwork and its application to practice.

Duration: 12 - 18 months

How we will work with you:

Depending on your preference, we can provide you with an online or written portfolio and guide you to a large number online resources and activities. Your tutor will keep up to date with your progress via phone or email and together you will develop a personal learning plan that will allow you to learn in a way the best suits you.

Course Content:

You will be taught to:

  • Personally develop as a play worker.

  • Understand and make us of the principles of learning through play.

  • Understand the proper safeguarding techniques for children at play.

  • Understand the key principles involved in organising a play area

Assessment Structure: 

Portfolio of Evidence: You will required to provide evidence of written work and professional discussions, including reports of direct observation of practice by your tutor..