Level 2 Introducing Caring for Children & Young People

This 12 week Level 2 Introducing Caring for Children & Young People qualification provides an opportunity to study a range of topics covering childcare and education, parenting responsibilities, learning, child development and play.

Course Duration: 12 weeks
Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees: Free

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.
Courses are fully funded for people who have lived in England for the past three years and are classed as “home fee paying students”, are aged 19 yrs or over and are not currently accessing any other government funding.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.

  • Unit 1: Young children’s development
  • Unit 2: The value of play to young children
  • Unit 3: The importance of play for early learning
  • Unit 4: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Unit 5: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this Level 2 Introducing Caring for Children & Young People course, due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English literacy level 1 (or equivalent).

If you are between 19 and 23 yrs of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification ie the equivalent of 5 GCSE Grades A- C

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line.

This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.

Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions in a work booklet, either handwritten answers or completion of the assessment booklet using an electronic template which can be provided.

You will be required to submit 3 written assessments. You have 4 weeks to complete each assessment.

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