Playwork Level 2


This qualification is aimed at learners who want a career providing children with a play environment that is creative, stimulating, educational and rewarding but is also caring. You will learn how to understand when a child needs sociable or solitary play and be able to offer a wide range of creative play, outdoor games and organised activities.

On completion of this qualification the learner will achieve the following:
► City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Playwork (QCF)
► City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

Course Content

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Playwork requires learners to complete all mandatory units and a selection of optional units

Level 2 Certificate in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning requires learners to complete two assignments and an on-line multi-choice test

Application of Number Level 1
Communication Level 1
Assessment in Work
Expected Duration: 18 months
Assessed by Exam

Method of Study

The two separate qualifications are knowledge and competence-based qualifications delivered mainly at the learners place of work. Each learner is assigned an individual Training Officer who schedules visits on a monthly basis.

Ideal For

  • Assistant Play Workers
  • Holiday Representatives
  • Childminders
  • Play Centre Assistants

Entry Requirements

For a funded Level 2 programme applicants must be:
Employed with a contract for a minimum of 16 hours per week at a rate of pay equal to, or in excess of, the National Minimum Wage. The job role must be suitable for the learner to be able to display occupational competence.

Awarding Body

How do I enrol?

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