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Playwork at Eggbuckland Community College

Course description

Playwork is a method of working with children and young people. Playworkers help to create the right space, leaving children free to direct their own play in a safe, but not a restrictive, environment.Play can take place anywhere – at home, in schools, fixed playgrounds or hospitals – and in many forms. Play settings are most often recognised as out-of-school clubs, holiday clubs, playschemes,play ranger schemes, adventure playgrounds, play centres and therapeutic play in hospitals.

Entry requirements

 DBS (formerly CRB). Acceptance on the course will be by interview. Need to like children, with the ability to develop skills and strategies to entertain children and support their development.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eggbuckland Community College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years