The Importance of Play in a Child's Development

L1 Level 1
Part Time
18 October 2019 — 18 October 2019
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

This course aims to develop a parent/carer’s awareness of the importance of play, building their confidence and enabling them to identify approaches to supporting their children’s play. 

What you will study

You will gain awareness of:

  • The role of play in a child’s development, including literacy and numeracy
  • The barriers to play
  • Resources needed for play
  • Your role in your child’s play
  • The value of play

The successful completion of this course will lead to the achievement of 3 credits at Level One (Agored).

Course fee per year

Course Fee: £10.00

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
  • 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

18 October 2019

End date

18 October 2019

Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

6 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions

Course code



The Importance of Play in a Child's Development


What our students say

I feel a lot more independent than at school. I find there is a lot more support here. Through doing this course I will be able to work in a school. All my teachers are really lovely, they are all supportive and understanding.

Rebecca Burrows
Childcare Level 3 student

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,


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