Workforce Development

Play Wales is active in influencing and informing policy and decisions relating to workforce development in the playwork sector including:

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supporting SkillsActive, the UK sector skills council for active leisure, learning and wellbeing
  • contributing to the UK Playwork Education and Training Council (PETC) and hosting PETC Wales
  • supporting Universities and Colleges in Wales to develop courses in playwork;

  • taking part in the SkillsActive Cymru Executive; the Playwork Awarding Bodies Forum; the Children's Workforce Network; the Playwork National Occupational Standards Committee.


Play Wales has developed level 2 and level 3 qualifications, Playwork: Principles into Practice (P3). Play Wales is a delivery centre for these qualifications.