Take 5 for Play

Course

In Preston

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Preston

Description

This course provides information on: Children`s play and the responsibilities of a playworker. How to build relationships with children. How to keep children safe. You will need to carry out 10 hours of playwork practice in a play setting, and keep a short diary.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Preston (Lancashire)
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St Vincent'S Road, PR2 8UR

Starts

On request

To take into account

You must be aged 19 or over and have the enthusiasm and commitment to succeed on this course.

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Course programme



Take 5 for Play

Course ID:
PC68474

Academy:
Health, Social Care & Early Years

Introduction:
This course is ideal for those who have just started work, or want to gain experience working with children and young people aged 4 to 16 years, in a play setting.

Study Mode & Location:
This six week part-time course will last for 2.5 hours per week. It will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincent`s Road, Preston, PR2 8UR. This course is also available for delivery in the workplace depending on circumstances.

Course Content:
This course provides information on:

  • Children`s play and the responsibilities of a playworker.
  • How to build relationships with children.
  • How to keep children safe.


You will need to carry out 10 hours of playwork practice in a play setting, and keep a short diary.

Assessment:
Assessment involves:

  • Evidence of a satisfactory 10 hour playwork practice.
  • Active participation in 80% of sessions.
  • Completion of a health and safety task.


Careers & Progression Opportunities:
For those interested in gaining a full qualification this course links well with the NVQ Level 2 in Playwork.

Costs:
This course is currently subsidised by Sure Start Early Years & Childcare Service. Tuition fees will therefore be substantially reduced (to £15).

How To Apply
You will need to have an informal interview with a Adult Admissions Adviser.
Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible. Following interview, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.

Money Matters
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study for FREE or at a reduced price.

Help, Advice & Further Information
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
Fri 9.30am-4.30pm

The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

Take 5 for Play

Price on request