Introduction to Playwork OCN Level 1
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Introduction to Playwork OCN Level 1

Introduction to Playwork OCN Level 1

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Ferndale Community School

Excelsior Terrace

Maerdy

CF43 4AR

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Play is hugely beneficial to children and is a great way for families to stay happy and active together. This ‘Introduction to Play’ course is for for parents, family members, volunteers, students, professionals and anyone with an interest in supporting the wellbeing of children.

The workshop will be delivered by qualified play workers who encourage children to play outside all year round. They understand the theory of why play is important and they see the benefits for children.

This workshop is OCN accredited at Level One. This course carries 2 credits (equivalent to 20 hours learning).

Course Content:

Theory - The Benefit of Play to Children - Ensure the Safety of Children Playing - How Adults Affect Children’s Play - How to Intervene in Children’s Play - Barriers to Play - Understanding a Play Space - Q&A

Practice - Encouraging Children to Take Risks - Playing Outside in All Weather (Seasons) - Play on a Shoestring - Firelighting - Suggested ideas

The course is open to anyone aged 14+

Please call the Community Team on 01443 732256 for further information

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Ferndale Community School

Excelsior Terrace

Maerdy

CF43 4AR

United Kingdom

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