Course Information

OCN Level 2 Outdoor Play Learning for Early Years Practitioners 

Open College Network Northern Ireland

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.


The OCN NI Level 2 Award in Outdoor Play and Learning qualification has been designed to enable the learner to understand the value of outdoor play for children’s learning and development and be able to promote, plan and deliver effective outdoor play activities.

Course Content

The objectives of the qualification are to enable learners to:

  • recognise the value of outdoor play
  • know how to support outdoor play
  • understand appropriate practice in the promotion of inclusive outdoor play
  • plan and deliver an effective outdoor play activity
  • Assessment Method

    Students will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the learning outcomes which may include a practical demonstration.

    Entry Requirements

    There are no specific entry requirements for this course.