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Playwork Apprenticeship at Harrogate College

Course description

Level 2 (900559) or Level 3 (901184) available.
This course is for Staff working directly with children in a setting that provides freely chosen, self-directed play (out of school clubs, holiday play scheme etc).

Course content

The course contains mandatory units that include playwork principles, self-directed play, safeguarding, health & safety, positive relationships, personal development, working in a playwork team plus optional units to suit individual job roles.
The course is assessed by: 
Workplace Assessments
Professional Discussions
Work Related Projects
Independent Study/Research

Future opportunities

Level 2 could progress on to Level 3 
or HNC in Health and Social Care or equivalent.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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    • Harrogate College offers you a wide range of exciting courses to enable you to reach your career potential. The College has a reputation of offering a range of vocational opportunities meaning that you can choose a course that’s right for you, which will develop skills that today’s employers are looking for.

      Working with local businesses and organisations provides students with the opportunity to work on live projects to demonstrate ‘real’ work experience and develop your Curriculum Vitae as well as gain a nationally recognised qualification.

      The College provides outstanding student support including careers advice, course information, guidance and support, and counselling, there is always someone available to listen and help you. Harrogate College also offers a range of social activities designed to help you make the most of your leisure time while you study at the College.