This qualification provides in-depth information about the role of the Level 3 playworker when working with children and young people between the ages of 4 to 16. It allows learners to gain an understanding of the management of play environments and the line management of other staff.
The Diploma covers the knowledge and skills needed when working unsupervised and requires the learner to demonstrate these in the workplace. It is aimed at experienced playworkers who have a wide knowledge and understanding of children and young people and a deep appreciation of playwork principles and practice
On completing this qualification, learners could work in roles such as:
- playworker in a holiday club
- playwork development officer
- adventure centre supervisor
- hospital playworker
- manager of any playwork provisions.
Learners can also progress to a Foundation Degree.