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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: info-nw@clybiauplantcymru.org

South East Wales: info@clybiauplantcymru.org

West Wales: info-ww@clybiauplantcymru.org

The Apprenticeship Programme is funded by the Welsh Government with support from the European Social Fund. For more information please select the links below.





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