This course provides those currently working (or interested in working) with children and young people primarily in after-school care settings and play centres, a fantastic opportunity to gain a valuable qualification in Playwork – now recognised by Social Services as the most appropriate qualification for working with school-aged children in a range of settings including daycare and after school clubs. This full-time course is delivered in one year and includes up to five mornings in College and up to three afternoons on placement. You will study a wide variety of units relating to the play worker’s role in promoting opportunities for children and young people to play. During the course, you will build up a portfolio of evidence and be assessed in the workplace.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.
Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria.
The offer of a place on this course will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of an Access NI Criminal Records check and if appropriate, a Social Services check.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.