Playwork Level 3 Wales

Playwork – Level 3

What's involved?



The Playwork Level 3 apprenticeship is aimed at staff working directly with children and young people in a setting whose main purpose is to provide children and young people with opportunities for freely chosen, self-directed play working in a supervisory role or would like to take on a supervisory role – this could be in a job at an after-school club, adventure playground or play scheme.

How long is the course?


The playwork level 3 apprenticeship duration is 14 months


Other information


Learners will be given support from specialist tutors and trainers that will deliver training in workshops and in the workplace and provide telephone and e-mail support between visits.

Learners will also be given access to an e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor, which includes all of the resources required to complete the qualification.


What qualifications will learners achieve?
  • Level 3 Diploma in Playwork
  • Level 3 Award in Employment in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 2 Essential Communication Skills
  • Level 1 Essential Application of Number Skills




You should be at least 18 years old to enrol on this course.

Due to the nature of this career you will be required to undergo a background check before progressing onto the course (DBS).

How do I start?


If you are interested in this course please call the number on the screen or email your CV to:

Want more information?

Call: 02921 175352

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