Playwork Practice

L2 Level 2
Full Time
2 September 2024 — 20 June 2025
Barry Campus

About this course

This qualification is suitable for people looking for a career in play work. Completing the qualification could lead to a role as a:

  • Playworker
  • Holiday centre worker or manager
  • Holiday representative
  • Leisure centre assistant or manager
  • Play therapist.
  • School lunchtime supervisor

Learners will take part in a play related placement to gain practical experience of the skills learnt in the classroom.

What you will study

Learners will study Equality and diversity, communication, and personal development skills along with the principles of children’s play and safeguarding and children’s health, wellbeing, learning and development.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

2 September 2024

End date

20 June 2025

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

19.5 hours per week


Barry Campus
Maps & directions

Course code



Playwork Practice


What our students say

"The college has provided me with the tools to further my knowledge through my classes and work placements, allowing me to gain real life experiences and opportunities"

Aliyah Bowring
Childrens Care, Play, Learning and Development Level 3 student


Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

CF62 8YJ