Diploma in Playwork

Cambridge Regional College
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18 months
1,750 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Professional Training
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Course description

Diploma in Playwork

You could qualify for full funding, meaning the course will be free to you, if this will be your first full work-focused qualification at level 3, and if you are 24 or above. If you are aged 19-23 you may be eligible for funding through the adult education budget and if this is not your first full level 3 qualification, you may be able to apply for an Adult Learner Loan. Courses will run subject to viable enrolment numbers.

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 provides 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.

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Entry Requirements

You should be at least 18 years old.

For the Diploma you will need to be working in a playworker role as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.


Course fee: £1750

Continuing Studies


Learners can progress to the Foundation Degree in Early Years, Playwork and Education.

Learners can progress into various job roles such as:

  • Playwork Development Officer
  • Adventure Centre Supervisor
  • Hospital Playworker
  • Manager of any Playwork Provisions

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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