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Just one of the great things about an Apprenticeship in playwork, is that you actually get to do the job right away.

You get to experience:

  • Work in a professional play environment
  • Learn from experts
  • Continually gain practical skills and experience
  • Earn while you learn

 

When you successfully complete your Playwork Intermediate Level Apprenticeship, you will qualify with a Level 2 Diploma in Playwork. You will also gain valuable functional skills, solid references, some great colleagues and positive experiences behind you.

An Apprenticeship really is what you make it and at Paragon Skills we are here to ensure that you get the most from it.

Diploma in Playwork Level 2

12 months

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What you can expect

An Apprenticeship is a valuable doorway of opportunity for learners and employees to progress in their industry.

The Childcare sector covers breakfast clubs, after school clubs, mobile play buses and holiday play schemes. A Playwork Intermediate Level Apprenticeship is an investment in the skills you need to succeed in the childcare industry. These skills include:

  • A patient outlook
  • Interaction and 'people' skills
  • An understanding and tactful approach
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and methodsThe exact details of your job depend on your specific employer, but typically most playwork is in the evenings, at weekend and during school holidays – but these hours may differ depending on your chosen employer.

 

As a playworker, your role could include any of the following:

  • Contributing to the organisation of the playwork activities
  • Planning activities with the children
  • Providing play areas, materials and equipment

 

You’ll also learn:

  • Liaising with parents and carers
  • Dealing with injuries and emergencies
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If I can do it I may inspire [my colleagues] to do a qualification and gain new knowledge too. I feel I am of value to my colleagues and it has built positive working relationships in my setting as I have built new relationships due to more experienced staff supporting me during the qualification.

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Your pathway to success

Once your Apprenticeship is completed, you could progress to the Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Playwork, or employment in the industry as a playworker.

Assistant playworkers don’t just work in one area. A career in childcare could give you the opportunity to work in a variety of locations, including breakfast clubs, after school clubs, mobile play buses and holiday play schemes.

At Paragon Skills we are committed to inspiring you to succeed, and are there to support you throughout every stage of your Playwork Intermediate Level Apprenticeship.

We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this is you, then speak to us today and jump-start your career with Paragon Skills.

What you could do next

What you could do next

Playwork Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Assistant Playworker
  • Play Centre Assistant

Playwork Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Playworker
  • Senior Playworker

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