NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma in Playwork (NVQ)
Advanced Playworker Course
Childcare Apprenticeship Course
As of July 31st 2020, the Level 3 Playwork framework is no longer available for funding via the Apprenticeship Levy. However, it remains available for new starts as a standalone qualification which can either be privately funded or funded via the Advanced Learner Loan. Get in touch to find out more.
The NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma in Playwork (NVQ) is an in-depth course for Playwork Specialists in a range of Children and Young Person Settings.
The NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma in Playwork (NVQ) studies the following areas of practice:
- Understand playwork principles and organisational framework for play
- Understand, support and plan activities considering self-directed play, well-being, health and safety, relationships and supporting positive outcomes for children and young people
- Engage stakeholders including parents, carers and families in a play environment
- Inclusive play including working with disabled children and young people
Learners must also complete optional units in topics such as recruitment, monitoring the quality of work of colleagues, management of learning and development of team members and the promotion of your organisation in the community.
To complete the course, you will develop a portfolio of evidence, be observed delivering playwork in the workplace, engage in professional discussions reflecting on your practice, and complete research to plan and engage in assignments and projects.