Playwork and Training

Playwork Training Courses

New Courses published soon! Programme will begin again in January. Courses will include Playground crafts, Maintaining structures, Wood carving and whittling, Arts and crafts, Promoting positive behaviour, Equality and diversity, First Aid, Safeguarding children and young people, Working with youths, Games and activities etc..

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Hackney Play Association is willing and able to offer qualifications at all levels subject to demand.

We are also able to offer short courses on specific topics, team and organisational training sessions for affordable prices. For further information, requests for other training opportunities and to apply for places please contact and let us know your needs and priorities for 2017.

First Aid Courses

Paediatric First Aid Course, Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th December 2018

We have another 2 day First Aid course that meets legal and Ofsted requirements. This costs will be £65 plus VAT and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and upon receipt of payment. Please let us know if any of your staff are due for their 3 year renewable First Aid qualification now or in the short term future. Contact to request a place and to make sure we are aware of the need.

Behaviour and Conflict Management Course, Tuesday 18th December 2018

Being able to deal effectively with challenging behaviour and manage conflicts is a key skill in all work with children and young people. This course will increase understanding of the causes of challenging behaviour and build confidence about when and how too intervene effectively and too create a positive play environment that is welcoming and supportive for all children and staff. The course costs will be £50 plus VAT.

For bookings please contact Laura Scott

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Volunteering Opportunities If you are looking for the opportunity to develop skills, support your community and link professional learning to practice we are able to support volunteer placements subject to a successful selection and induction process. Please look at the Volunteer Playworker job description here and complete the application form here.