Course: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in PlayworkCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
Course: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in PlayworkCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
- Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
- Themes you will cover include:
- Frameworks for play
- Play - self directed
- Supporting childrens play experiences
- Safety and security during play
UK RequirementsLevel 2 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & Development or Playwork OR Level 2 Diploma / Qualification from another curriculum area, OR 4 GCSEs, (Grade C or above); Students with lower grades can be accepted using accreditation for prior learning (e.g. Outdoor pursuits, community work, volunteering residential) as this is a specialist qualification.Attendance at information session also required.
ROI RequirementsUK Level 2 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & Development or Playwork OR UK Level 2 Diploma / Qualification from another curriculum area, OR 4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) OR Leaving Cert Applied – Merit. Students with lower grades can be accepted to level 2 Playwork through APEL Attendance at information session also required.
Placement requirements are a minimum of 8-10 hours per week depending on setting over the two year period. Playwork students also participate in residential weekends and summer schemes that build on their experiences and hours.
Uniform - £20 - £30
Further StudyYou may also decide to continue your studies with us by progressing to * HND in Early Childhood Education and Care * Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies You can also progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Community Youth Studies and then the Degree in Youthwork or to Degree in Playwork or Social Work (note that basic entry requirements for Higher level study depend on the Universities entry criteria (typically GCSE grade C in English and Maths). You may also progress to an MA in Play Therapy.
Career ProspectsOn completion of this course, you will be a qualified Playworker equipped with the knowledge and skills for employment in both the Playwork and Early Years sector.
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