Playwork – XGCGE1


Course Information
Course Code XGCGE1
Course Level Level 3
Course Length
Academic Year 16/17

Is this course for you?

These courses are suitable for those who work in playwork settings and offer freely chosen, self-directed play to children and young people; out of school clubs, breakfast clubs, holiday clubs and adventure playgrounds. Level 2 is aimed at play workers in assistant roles and is an introduction to working with children and young people in play settings. Level 3 is aimed at experienced playworkers in senior roles and is an in-depth look at the playwork principles and practice.

What will you study?

The candidate will study the playwork principles, children and young people's development, positive relationships, health & safety, self-directed play, safeguarding, reflective practice, equality, diversity & inclusion.

What qualifications to you need to join?

No formal qualifications required, however, candidates must be in an appropriate job role to complete the qualification.

How will you be assessed?

Underpinning knowledge sessions will be provided fortnightly at Huntingdonshire Regional College to support personal study and theory based tasks. Direct observation will be carried out in the work place.

What can you do after the course?

Progress your career in playwork or childcare and progress onto management qualifications.


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