Course Name: ‘Play Works Training
CPD Accredited Training – Ref: 1002288 | 20 hours training – 20 (CPD) credits

The Play Works Training course is designed to help participants understand the benefits of freely chosen play and how to enable opportunities for children to flourish. Participants will learn about the role of the worker, as well as children’s behaviour and development. Cultural diversity and equality will also be explored, and participants will be able to take part in activities that encourage participation, cooperation, and teamwork.


The course covers:

  • What is play?
  • The importance of play
  • Child Development
  • Managing Behaviour
  • Child Protection
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Team Building
  • How to create an effective play space
  • Risk Assessments
  • Group activities that encourages participation and cooperation
  • The role and responsibilities of the worker

The course consists of 20 hours. It is delivered over 4 days, ideally one day a week, or over six sessions.

play work credits

Quality play opportunities are where, children can learn and develop a range of invaluable physical, mental and social skills.  When play is freely chosen, it provides opportunities for the individual child to achieve their full potential while being careful not to control the child’s direction or choice.