CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Play Work

These qualifications are an introduction to the primary aspects of working with children and young people between the ages of 4 to 16 in play environments. They provide an understanding of playwork values, and the importance of play and playwork in children and young people’s lives.

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The Award and Certificate are mainly knowledge based, with a limited amount of practical application. The Diploma covers the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision. It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Playwork Apprenticeship.

Who are they suitable for?

Anyone who wishes to work in a supervised role in a wide range of playwork environments.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 16 years old.

How many credits are required to complete them?

The Award requires 10 credits, the Certificate requires 25 and the Diploma requires 61.

How are they assessed?

They will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. These may include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.

Do you need to be working to take the qualifications?

For the Award and Certificate you will only require basic access to a playwork environment.

For the Diploma you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement, as you need to demonstrate competence in knowledge and skills.

How long do they take to complete?

You can usually complete them in a year or less.

The Level 3 Playwork qualifications.

Funding for our qualifications

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You can book places on our courses by calling our central office on 0800 783 1103 or email [email protected] - or click on the green button to get a call back.

How it works

We are flexible with training numbers so please call us with your requirements. We can then work something out for you.

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Duration 1 year

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