Level 2 Playwork Award

Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience in a playwork environment? Develop the skills you need to become an assistant playworker with a childcare Apprenticeship.

As part of your course in Playwork you get to experience:

Work in a professional play environment
Learn from experts
Continually gain practical skills and experience
Earn while you learn

As a playworker, your role could include any of the following:

  • Contributing to the organisation of the playwork activities
  • Planning activities with the children
  • Providing play areas, materials and equipment

Assistant playworkers don’t just work in one area. A career in childcare could give you the opportunity to work in a variety of locations, including breakfast clubs, after school clubs, mobile play buses and holiday play schemes.


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Course information:

Awarding body:
Course duration:
Approx. 12 Months
Course location:
The course is delivered across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon.

Who is this course for?

The Level 2 Playwork Award is suitable for anyone aged 16 or over. You will be working with children or young people in a less formal or structured setting, rather than a school or nursery. For example holiday clubs, adventure playgrounds or youth groups etc.

Key facts:

  • Level 2 Award in Playwork

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To apply or find our more information about the Level 2 Playwork Award course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

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What makes Aspire different?


Apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to combine the achievement in gaining a qualification with on-the-job training, enabling you to learn while you earn. By placing you with an employer, we offer the training and mentorship you need.

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Aspire Training Team offer a range of training courses across the business and care sector. You can be assured you will be provided with the right skills to progress your career or assistance with training your workforce.


From childcare & early years to business administration and team leading and management, there is something for everyone. We also provide study programmes for 16-18 years olds, courses in first aid, assessor training and much more.

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