Qualify in Playwork
From September 2021 ALL registered Out of School childcare settings working with children over 8 will need Playwork qualified staff – CIW.
Apprenticeships in Wales are a way to earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills.
If you are employed 16 hours a week or more in registered setting you may qualify for a fully funded work based apprenticeship.
If eligible you could receive funding of:
£4,840 worth of training at Level 3
£3,500 worth of training at Level 2
Commitment from YOU:
Attend weekly or monthly sessions with an approved Playwork trainer
Commitment to learn and apply Playwork principles
Complete Work Based evidence and assignment work
YOU will get:
A CIW accepted qualification in Playwork from CACHE also Essential Skills Wales qualifications
Designated trainer and assessor
Weekly lessons with trainer, course materials and latest Playwork theories
Monthly visits at workplace
Commitment from Employer:
Support you in applying learning in the workplace
Be released for classroom sessions
Join in monthly visits / progress meetings
To apply for a limited space:
Write a letter of application with your CV
Explain why you deserve a place on the course
Explain your commitment to freely chosen play and Playwork principles
Please contact your regional office for more information
North Wales: email@example.com
South East Wales: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Wales: email@example.com
The Apprenticeship Programme is funded by the Welsh Government with support from the European Social Fund. For more information please select the links below.
If you are interested in applying for a training course you can download an Expression of Interest form here and send to one of our Regional Offices.