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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Playwork NVQ (QCF) at Activ8 Learning

Course description

The Level 3 Award in Induction to Playwork (QCF) aims to provide learners with the opportunity to generate evidence of the knowledge required for the Level 3 Certificate in Playwork and Level 3 Diploma in Playwork (NVQ). This qualification provides a solid induction to the Playwork sector providing progression routes through to employment.

Course content

Assessed through both observation of practice and assignment. You'll cover things like: Promoting positive behaviour / communication / health, safety and well-being.


To complete the Level 3 Award you must achieve 12 credits from two mandatory units. Understand aspects of playwork practice Understand the theories underpinning playwork practice.

Future opportunities

Completing the qualifications could lead to a role as a: Playworker / Childminder / Holiday centre worker  / Holiday representative / Leisure centre assistant  / Play therapist / School lunchtime supervisor / Youth and community worker.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Activ8 Learning directly.

Last updated date: 20 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years