Kingston Maurward Business and IT


Course Title: Level 3 Certificate in Playwork (QCF)
Course Code: SS007

Department: Kingston Maurward Business and IT
Course Type: Part Time

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 the importance of play and Playwork in children and young people’s lives.



Certificate in Playwork (QCF)

Course Content

The Certificate is mainly knowledge based, with a limited amount of practical application in the Playwork environment.

To achieve the Level 3 Certificate learners will need to complete a total of 32 credits from the mandatory units.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age of 16. CACHE does not set any other entry requirements but Centres may have their own guidelines.

Next Steps

Foundation Degree

Career Opportunities

On completing learners could work in roles such as: Playworker in holiday club Playwork development officer Adventure centre supervisor Hospital Playworker Manager of any Playwork provision