Playwork Courses

Play Work Courses


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Play Work Training

We offer Play Work qualifications that support the Play sector, delivering quality Play Work training that supports every child’s right to play. We equip practitioners (paid and voluntary) with the tools to offer best practice in their play settings. We work to raise awareness of a child’s right to play and to promote good practice, we provide support to all those who have an interest in, or responsibility for providing for children's play. We work with partners across Wales to include employers and providers offering practice placements. Our work supports Workforce development, to contribute to the professional development of the play and play work workforces in Wales adhering to NMS (National Minimum Standards and NOS (National Occupational Standards).

  • Level 1 Introduction to Play Work
  • L2APP (Level 2 Award in Play Work Practice)
  • MAHPS (Level 3 Managing a Holiday Play scheme)
  • P3 – Level 2 Certificate (Play Work Principles into Practice)
  • Transition Award – Level 3 (Early Years to Play Work)

Please see below our online application link for any of the Play Work courses/ qualifications we offer.
Please state areas you are willing to travel to, to undertake the qualification.

Play Work Course Application Form 21-22

We are pleased to be working in partnership with Clybiau Plant Cymru Kids’ Clubs to provide this qualification in certain geographical across areas of Wales.

About the qualification;
This qualification is based on the National Occupational Standards for Play Work and has been developed for Early Years practitioners who would like to broaden their knowledge and work in play work settings.*

CACHE Level 3 Award in Transition to Play Work Application 

For your information these links maybe helpful to understand the qualification requirements for the Play Work Sector.

Required qualifications 



To register your interest in hosting or undertaking a course in your area / organisation please complete the application form on the course page. Please reference the below before applying.

Playful Childhoods 

Qualifications FAQs

Contact us today on 07561 059956 and speak to Shelley or email [email protected]


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