Applied Arts in Playwork - Practice & Provision

ATU - Sligo Campuses


Course Name Applied Arts in Playwork - Practice & Provision
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 100536 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible, Online or Distance, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballinode
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Application Date Application Closing Date : 31st August 2022
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Duration Blended Learning. Online and On Campus

This one year part-time programme will be made accessible and practical to the needs of the learner. This will be achieved through a blended learning approach of, on-campus practical workshops, which run three times per semester and online lectures every fortnight.
Course Fee Total Programme Fees: €800
Fees per annum: €800
Per 10 credit module: €400
Per 5 credit module: €200
Entry Requirements Applicants will be required to hold a minimum qualification at FETAC level 5 (8 modules) in ECCE or equivalent.

Experience and employment in the Early Childhood Sector would be of benefit.
Course Content Course Summary
Playwork as a discipline is the involvement of adults who wish to support and help children’s play. It occurs in environments which are dedicated to children’s play. The aim of this programme is to deepen learners’ critical and creative understandings of play and Playwork in an Irish context.

Following the principles of Playwork, learners will use understandings of the process of Playwork to create a wide range of quality play experiences for children.
Subjects Taught Semester 1
Play and Playwork: Theory and Practice 10
Experiential Learning: Models of Play in Irish Settings 05
Play Environments: Indoor and Outdoor 05
Number of Credits 20
Careers or Further Progression Further Study
Students who successfully complete this special purpose award and who would like to apply for the degree programme in Early Childhood Care and Education, will be exempt from attending the Learning and Play module.
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