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Level 3 - Award - Transition to Playwork



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This course will be taught over one evening per week. Each session will last 3 hours.



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What does this course involve?

This course covers the theories and principles of play and playwork. You will investigate how to support the needs and rights of children to create inclusive and diverse play environments. You will also look at how to support children to manage risk and how you as a practitioner can develop and maintain links with organisations and other professionals. This qualification is ideal for those looking to move into playwork orientated roles such as; hospital playwork practitioner, holiday club practitioner, after school club practitioner or adventure centre practitioner. You will complete two mandatory units during this course.


What qualifications do I need?

Applicants have to be 18yrs + to be able to enrol onto this programme. You will need to hold a Level 3 Early Years qualification that meets National Occupational Standards. Ideally, you need to be working within an Early Years setting – but this is not essential.


You will undertake class-based tasks including: essays, reports, presentations, posters, leaflets and assignments provided by the awarding body (CACHE).

Fees & Costs


All prices quoted are given as a guide, and may be subject to change. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such a travel, equipment and childcare. The fees for this course are payable by all learners. The College policy regarding remission of fees does not apply to this course.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all course fees quoted:

Broadstairs - 01843 605062 (


Upon successful completion you could chose to progress on to Higher Education. Alternatively, you could seek work in a variety of different playwork careers such as Hospital Playworker, Holiday Club Practitioner, After School Club Practitioner or Adventure Centre Practitioner.

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