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.
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.
- 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 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.
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.
For a full description of the course specification please follow the following link to the awarding body’s web site.
Courses are only free to people who have lived in England for the past 3 yrs, are aged 19 years or over and are not currently accessing any other government funded training.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.