SVQ Level 4 Playwork
Course ContentThis is a work-based qualification and all evidence produced must be in relation to the individual's job role and responsibility. The award is made up of nine units, including four mandatory units: Work with colleagues and other partners to develop an organisational framework for play; Develop, manage and review operational plans for play provision; Establish and develop working relationships; Reflect on and develop practice. Five further units must be chosen from a number of optional units.
Entry RequirementsApplicants must be in continuous employment at a Manager/Lead Practitioner level in a playwork setting for a minimum of 16 hours per week (paid or voluntary) with a minimum of 1 year's experience. They must have a sound understanding of current guidance and frameworks, legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the work setting. Selection will be by interview.
Method of AssessmentContinuous/e -portfolio.
Future ProspectsThis qualification will allow candidates to prove occupational competency and advance their professional development towards the benchmark standards for childhood practice and registration with the SSSC as a lead practitioner/manager.