The aim of this apprenticeship is to meet the needs of employers for an expansion of access to training programmes and to widen recruitment into the playwork sector.
Completion of the apprenticeship programme will lead to the following job roles:
At an Intermediate level – Assistant playworker / Play centre assistant; At an Advanced level – Playworker / Senior playworker.
The expectation is that the achievement of this framework will require a minimum duration of:
12 months at Intermediate Apprenticeship level; 18 months at Advanced Apprenticeship level.
Please note it is recommended that apprentices are contracted and employed for a minimum of 30 hours on publicly funded programmes.