Playwork courses at approved centres

Further information can also be obtained from The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SVQ) on 0845 279 1000 or online at www.sqa.org.uk

If you have any updates or changes to the undernoted please let us know.
Tel: 0131 440 9070
Email: sharonmccluskie@playscotland.org

Aberlour Children’s Trust

Tel: 01224 443811

Address: Children’s Services Training & Assessment Centre, Early Years Services Centre, Silverburn Lodge, Claymore Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8GD

  • SVQ Play Work Levels, 2,3, and 4
  • National Progression Award in Children’ s Care & Play
  • Children’s Care Learning & Development; Levels 2,3, and 4

Access North Ayr

Tel: 01292 294359
Address: John Pollock Centre, Mainholm Campus, Mainholm Road, Ayr KA8 0QQ

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Adam Smith College

Tel: 0800 431280

  • NPA Playwork and Childcare
  • SVQ Level 4 Playwork

Anne Emerson-Smith Play Training Ltd

Tel: 07821 315440
Email: anne@anneemersonsmith.co.uk
Web: www.anneemersonsmith.co.uk

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2, 3 and 4
  • Playwork Induction Course
  • Playwork Pathways (access to qualifications)
  • CPD units from other qualifications including PDA
  • PDA Child Practice Level 8
  • PDA Childhood Practice 9
  • Online teaching packs available on request

The provison is flexible and is being delivered across a range of sites and geographical area in Scotland.

Angus College

Tel: 01241 432824

  • NPA – Playwork Level 2, Level 3, Level 4

Argyll College

Tel: 01631 559506
Address: Rothesay Learning Centre, Westlands Road, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 0RA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2

Argyll Training Limited

Tel: 01369 704586
Address: 215 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7QT

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

B C Consultants Ltd

Tel: 01450 365252
Address: Business Centre, Bath Street, Hawick, TD9 7DP

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Bellsbank Adventure Playground

Tel: 01292 551183
Address: Dalcairney Road, Bellsbank, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, KA6 7SZ

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3.
  • CCLD Level II & III SVQ’s and A1 Assessor unit.

Cairellot Learning Centre

Tel: 01505 864008
Address: Greenock Road, Bishopton, Renfrewshire, PA7 5AW

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2,3 & 4
  • CCLD Levels 2, 3 & 4
  • SQA Approved
  • Branded Learn Direct Learning Centre – Learners can use their ILA £200 or part time free grant of £500 towards course fees.

Cairn Training

Tel: 01224 646144
Address: 1 Raeburn Place, Aberdeen AB25 1PP

  • Early Years Care & Education Levels 2, 3 ,4
  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3
  • Childcare & Education PVA
  • Management Level 3

Childcare First Limited

Tel: 0141 848 5848
Address: 10 Falcon Crescent, Paisley, PA3 1NS

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2
  • SVQ Level 2 & 3 Early Years Childcare

Children’s Services Training & Assessment Centre

Tel: 01224 283863
Address: Room CG7, Hilton Campus, University of Aberdeen, Hilton Avenue, Aberdeen, AB24 4FA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3
  • Scottish Progression Award in Childcare & Play
  • Early Years Awards
  • Level 2 & 3

Clackmannanshire Training and Learning Centre

Contact: Avril Byrne
Tel: 01259 218005
Address: 1 Miller Court, Alloa Business Park, The Whins, Alloa, FK10 3SA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3
  • Early Years Care & Education Level 2 & 3

Clydebank College

Tel: 0141 952 7771
Address: Kilbowie Road, Clydebank, G821 2AA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Coatbridge College

Tel: 01236 422316
Address: Kildonan Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3LS

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Craigmillar Childcare Services Ltd

Tel: 0131 669 5432
Address: Top Floor, 63 Niddrie Mains Terrace, Edinburgh, EH16 4NX

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Cumbernauld College

Tel: 01236 731811
Address: Tryst Road, Town Centre, Cumbernauld, G67 1HU

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3
  • Early Years

DeVoy Training

Contact: Debbie Willett
Tel: 01294 829877
Address: 14 Alton Street, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, KA23 9JH

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2, 3 & 4

East Renfrewshire Council

Tel: 0141 577 3334
Address: Training and Employment Unit, James McGuire Building, 124 Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SG

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Edinburgh’s Telford College

Contact: Jacqui Vural
Tel: 0131 332 2491
Address: Crewe Toll, Edinburgh, EH4 2NZ

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2, 3 & 4
  • Introduction to Early Years Care & Education Level 4 inc Playwork SVQ

Elmwood College

Tel: 01334 658800
Address: Carslogie Road, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4JB

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Enterprise Childcare Training Centre

Contact: Ann Walsh
Tel: 01475 745552
Email: admin@enterprisechildcare.co.uk
Web: www.enterprisechildcare.co.uk

Address: Strathclyde Business Centre, Unit 27, Pottery Street, Greenock, PA15 2UH

  • Playwork Level 2 & 3.
  • Introducing Playwork – SkillsActive Approved.

Falkirk College of Further & Higher Education

Tel: 01324 403000
Address: Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, FK2 9AD

  • Playwork SVQ Level 3

Family & Community Development West Lothian
(Formerly Broxburn Family & Community Development Centre)

Tel: 01506 857581
Address:  1-3 Henderson Place, Broxburn EH52 6EY

Email: greta@broxburnfamilycentre.org

www.broxburnfamilycentre.org

  • SVQ Playwork 3
  • SVQ Playwork 4

Family Resource Network Training Centre

Tel: 0131 555 3513
Address: 172 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Fife College of Further & Higher Education

Tel: 01592 268591
Address: St Brycedale Avenue, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1EX

  • SPA Playwork SVQ
  • SPA Assessing Playwork
  • HNC Childcare
  • PDA Classroom Assistant
  • NC Childcare

Glasgow City Council CLS Training Services

Tel: 0141 287 3828
Address: Culture and Leisure Services, 16 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 5ES

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Glasgow Clyde College

Contact: Karen Sharp
Tel: 0141 649 4991
Address: 50 Prospecthill Road, Glasgow, G42 9LB

  • Playwork 2,3 and 4 in Playwork
  • NPA Playwork and Childcare
  • PDA Plus Childhood Practice at SCQF 8
  • PDA Childhood Practice at SCQF 9

http://www.glasgowclyde.ac.uk/

Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector

Tel: 0141 332 2444
Address: 11 Queens Crescent, Glasgow, G4 9AS

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Great Western Assessment & Training Centre

Tel: 01224 780999
Address: Muirend Road, Port Lethen, Aberdeenshire AB12 4XP
Email: admin.tcentre@bt.connect.com

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2, 3 & 4

HiMATS (Highland & Moray Accredited Training Services)

Contact: Sandra Tucker
Tel: 01463 2588312/3
Address: Fairways House, Fairways Business Park, Castle Heather, Inverness VI2 6AA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3
  • Children’s Care Learning Development 2, 3 and 4

Inverness College

Tel: 01463 273517
Address: 3 Longman Road, Longman South, Inverness, IV1 1SA

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Jewel and Esk Valley College

Tel: 0131 660 1010
Address: Eskbank Centre, Newbattle Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3AE

  • Early Education & Childcare NQ Intermediate 2
  • NQ Intermediate 2 Access to Early Education & Childcare
  • SVQ Early Education & Childcare
  • HNC Early Education & Childcare
  • PDA Childcare and Education

Lauder College

Tel: 01383 845000
Address: Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Megan’s Specialist Training

Tel: 07958 066827

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2, 3 & 4

Moray College

Address:Moray Street, Elgin, Moray IV30 1JJ
Tel (Gail Smith): 01343 576461

  • Children’s Care Learning and Development Level 2 and 3 and Playwork Level 3

MI Technologies Limited

Tel: 0141 440 6471
Address: 91 Holmfauld Road, Linthouse, Glasgow, G51 4RY

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2

North Edinburgh Childcare

Tel: 0131 552 9444
Address: 128 Crewe Road North, Edinburgh, EH5 2NE

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

North Highland College

Tel: 01847 889000
Address: Ormlie Road, Thurso, KW14 7EE

  • Early Years Care & Education SVQ Level 2 & 3

Out of School Care Federation

Tel: 01463 794035
Address:Office 214, Culloden Service Station, 1 Barn Church Road, Culloden, IV2 7WB

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Reid Kerr College

Tel: 0141 581 2222
Address:Renfrew Road, Paisley, PA3 4DR

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

Shetland College of Further Education

Tel: 01595 771000
Address:Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2

Step by Step Private Nursery Limited

Tel: 0141 945 2030
Address:Unit 9A Millenium Court, Burns Street, Glasgow, G4

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3

SVQ Care Centre

Tel: 01343 576461
Address: Moray College, Moray Street, Elgin, Moray IV30 1JJ

  • Playwork SVQ Level 3
  • Children’s Care Learning and Development L2 and L3

The Uists and Barra Training Programme

Tel: 01870 602777
Address:26 Winfield Way, Balivanich, Benbecula, Western Isles, HS7 5LH

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2

Yipworld.com

Tel: 01290 422364
Address: 29 Barrhill Road, Cumnock, East Ayrshire KA18 1PG

  • Playwork SVQ Level 2 & 3
  • SPA for Children Care & Play
  • Early Years Care & Education Level 2
  • Youthwork Level 2 & 3

 

Universities with Playwork courses

Bradford College University Centre

Tel: 01274 4333333
Address: Great Horton Road, Bradford
Web: http://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/university-centre

  • Playwork Foundation Degree

Leeds Metropolitan University

Tel: 0113 283 3113
Address: Civic Quarter, Leeds LS1 3HE
Web: http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/

 

University of East London/Thurrock and Basildon

Tel: 0845 601 5746
Address: Woodview Campus, Grays, Essex RM16 2YR
Web: http://www.uel.ac.uk/

 

University of Gloucestershire

Contact: Wendy Russell
Tel: 011242 536 297
Address: Francis Close Hall, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4AZ
Web: http://www.glos.ac.uk/

 

University of Wales College

Tel: 01633 432432
Address: Caerleon Campus, PO Box 101, Newport, South Wales NP18 3YH
Web: http://www.newport.ac.uk/