'Take 5 for Play' is an introductory course in play and Playwork
that is suitable for anyone working with children and young people
from 4 to 16 years.
This course is being phased out to be replaced with the newly
written 'Play-way'. Final Take 5 course bookings will be accepted
until Sept 2016.
Take 5 for Play would provide essential knowledge in children
and their play for volunteers and seasonal Playwork staff, as well
as lunchtime supervisors, extended schools staff and other
Take 5 for Play training course is endorsed by SkillsActive and
now carries 16 CPD points and is mapped to the National
Occupational Standards at Level 2. It is designed as an
introduction to playwork and a stepping stone to continue on to a
level 2 qualification and further. There is no requirement to renew
this training certificate each year.