Level 2 Playwork Apprenticeships

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of learners stay in employment

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of employees graded good or better for teaching and learning

Playwork level 2

Overview

The playwork apprenticeships are designed for people who want a career in a range of playwork settings including playgroups, schools and leisure centres.

The apprenticeships are work-based qualifications, so learners will need to be employed in an appropriate playwork setting where they will be assessed and develop their portfolio of evidence.

This qualification can be completed by existing or new employees.

Who’s it suitable for?

Playworkers can work in a wide range of roles and environments including:

Assistant managers/managers in playwork settings, play development officersPlaywork-qualified youth workers, after-school clubs, adventure playgroundsSoft play areas, family centres, holiday clubs, hospitals (additional specialised qualifications may be required)

What’s included in the apprenticeship?

  • Level 3 diploma in playwork
  • Essential skills application of number – Level 2
  • Essential skills communication – Level 2
  • Level 3 award in employment awareness

How long does it take?

18 months

Your apprenticeship questions answered

Click below for answers to some frequently asked questions. If you have any other queries, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

Can my existing staff start an apprenticeship?

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Of course! Placing your existing staff on an apprenticeship is a great way of upskilling your employees and uncovering your future managers. It can be a great way of motivating and rewarding your staff by committing to their continued personal development within your business.

How does the apprentice learn?

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Apprentices do most of their learning at work and benefit from regular contact with their dedicated assigned assessor. There is coursework to be completed while on the course, which is to be submitted online, however, the knowledge to complete this is provided while learning inside your business.

How much do I have to pay an apprentice?

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Apprentices must be paid at least the national minimum wage for apprentices if they are aged 19 and under or aged 19 and over and in their first year of an apprenticeship.

Apprentices are often paid higher amounts as their skills develop and we encourage employers to do so

Why should I take on an apprentice?

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Apprentices can bring fresh new ideas to your business allowing them to grow and thrive. You gain skilled qualified staff in a cost-effective way. They can motivate your workforce more and overall enhance your business performance while addressing skills shortages in your business.

Why choose us

We can help you to choose an apprenticeship course that is right for your employees, or support you with recruitment to fill an apprenticeship vacancy. We work closely with you and the learner will help to develop the skills needed for your setting. We offer a flexible and tailored approach to suit your business needs.

We  are able to tap into a talent pool overlooked by many: identifying, training and placing fantastic emerging talent into apprenticeship roles.

Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what some of our employers and learners have to say…

Reach Learning Disabilities – Employer

“We have found the support and guidance that Aspiration Training provide to be first class. The service is professional and seamless from sign up to completion”

Monmouthshire Youth Service – Learner

Our experience with Aspiration Training has been a really positive one. Our assessor supported and challenged us throughout the apprenticeship, and empowered us to successfully achieve our qualifications within the allocated timescale.

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