Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Playwork

The Advanced Apprenticeship comprises of the following components:

Level 2 Diploma in Playwork

  • The Level 2 Diploma aims to provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence required to work in the Playwork sector.

Functional Skills at Level 1 in English and Maths

  • These skills recognise and develop the skills needed to function in work, learning and life and involve you choosing and using your skills to solve problems you may experience.

Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

  • This unit ensures you gain information about careers, contracts and legislation, along with employer and learner rights.

Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

  • This part of the framework comprises of six groups of skills, which are essential to success in work, learning and life. They develop your skills in managing yourself, managing relationships with others and managing your own learning, performance and work to enable you to enter work and adult life as a confident and capable individual.

Paediatric First Aid

  • This is a two-day (12 hour) training course, which gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to administer first aid to children and infants in the nursery.

Level 2 Food Safety Certificate

  • This is an on-line course and gives you understanding of food hygiene and food safety in the workplace.

The duration of this apprenticeship is 12 months.

Who is the Apprenticeship aimed at?

The Level 2 Diploma is aimed at staff working directly with children and young people in a setting whose main purpose is to provide children and young people with opportunities for freely chosen, self-directed play. If you enjoy working in a practical environment, value “hands-on” experience, are self-motivated and have initiative, then an apprenticeship may be the right route for you!

Entry Requirements

To be suitable for an Intermediate Apprenticeship with Busy Bees Training Academy, you will need:

• To ideally have (or expected to achieve) a GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths

• To be able to commit to your training for a period of 14 months and have a long-term commitment to working in the childcare sector

 

Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Playwork

The Advanced Apprenticeship comprises of the following components:

Level 3 Diploma In Playwork

  • The Level 3 Diploma aims to provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence required to work in a supervisory role within the Playwork sector.

Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths

  • These Functional Skills recognises and develops the skills needed to function in work, learning and life and involves you choosing and using your skills to solve problems you may experience.

Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

  • This unit ensures you gain information about careers, contracts and legislation, along with employer and learner rights.

Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

  • This part of the framework comprises of six groups of skills, which are essential to success in work, learning and life. They develop your skills in managing yourself, managing relationships with others and managing your own learning, performance and work to enable you to enter work and adult life as a confident and capable individual.

Paediatric First Aid

  • This is a two-day (12 hour) training course, which gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to administer first aid to children and infants in the nursery.

Level 2 Food Safety Certificate

  • This is an on-line course and gives you understanding of food hygiene and food safety in the workplace.

The duration of this apprenticeship is 18 months.

Who is the Apprenticeship aimed at?

The Advanced Apprenticeship is aimed at staff working directly with children and young people in a setting whose main purpose is to provide children and young people with opportunities for freely chosen, self-directed play. If you enjoy working in a practical environment, value “hands-on” experience, are self-motivated and have initiative, then an apprenticeship may be the right route for you!

Entry Requirements

To be suitable for an Advanced Apprenticeship in Playwork with Busy Bees Early Years Training Academy, you will need:

• To ideally have a GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths

• To hold a Level 2 Playwork qualification or equivalent

• To commit to your training for a period of 21 months and have a long-term commitment to working in the childcare sector

• To be willing and able to access a Busy Bees training centre on occasions throughout your course to aid your learning

• To be able to gain a satisfactory Data Barring Service (DBS) and provide satisfactory references

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