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Learning Outcome


Play therapy is a type of therapy that involves play and other creative forms of expression to communicate with children and help them to open up about their feelings, as well as understand their thought processes. It is used to support children with a range of mental health issues and disabilities, including children who have been sexually abused and children who are homeless. 

In this practical Play Therapy training course, you will learn about the role of a play therapist and gain an insight into the skills and career requirements for this profession. It explores the different types of play therapies, plays therapy toys and materials, and different approaches to playing therapy. You will also explore recent trends in play therapy and familiarise yourself with key clinical practices, gaining both practical and theoretical knowledge.

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Play Therapy doesn’t entitle you to practise as an expert in this specific field.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £89 There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Who is This course for?

This course is for anyone looking to learn more about play therapy and how it works, including psychology students, counselling experts, teaching experts and social workers. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Play Therapy. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Play Therapy is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and being over the age of 16.

Career Path

This Play Therapy will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: What is Play Therapy
What is Play Therapy 00:29:00
Module 02: Advantages and Outcomes of Play Therapy
Advantages and Outcomes of Play Therapy 00:17:00
Module 03: Models and Approaches of Play Therapy
Models and Approaches of Play Therapy 00:27:00
Module 04: The Play Settings: Therapist, Abused Child and Materials
The Play Settings: Therapist, Abused Child and Materials 00:32:00
Module 05: Typical Issues in Play Therapy
Typical Issues in Play Therapy 00:37:00
Module 06: Play Therapy for Sexually and Emotionally Abused Children
Play Therapy for Sexually and Emotionally Abused Children 00:33:00
Module 07: Play Therapy for Children Who are Homeless
Play Therapy for Children Who are Homeless 00:20:00
Module 08: Play Interventions for Disaster Mental Health
Play Interventions for Disaster Mental Health 00:22:00
Module 09: Case Studies and Recent Trends in Play Therapy
Case Studies and Recent Trends in Play Therapy 00:25:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Play Therapy 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Play Therapy 00:20:00
Assignment – Play Therapy 2 weeks, 1 day
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  • £425.00 £25.00 ex Vat
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units11
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 2 weeks, 2 days


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