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Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People's Workforce at Cedars Upper School

Course description

CACHE - Council for the Awards in Care, Health and Education

This qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s settings including early years and social care.

Course content

This course is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s settings including early years and social care. Students will study the following topics: Introduction to communication in health; Social care or children’s and young people’s settings; Introduction to personal development in health; Social care or children’s and young people’s settings; Introduction to equality and inclusion in health; Social care or children’s and young people’s settings; Child and young person development; Safeguarding maintaining and supporting relationships; Support positive behaviour; Health and safety; Contribute to the support of a positive environment; Managing paediatric illness and injury and first aid

Entry requirements

You should be at least 16 years old. CACHE does not set other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines. All students will be required to complete a pre course assessment and GCSE Maths and English will be taken into consideration.

Anyone who wants to work, or has just started to work in the children and young people’s workforce

Assessment

You will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE

Financial information

You do not have to pay course fees if you are between 16 and 18 years old and have been living in the UK or an EU country for three years prior to starting your studies.
If you are over 18 please speak to the course manager to find out full costs and any assistance that may be available.                                        

Students who are aged 19+ will need to undergo a DBS check before starting the course.                                               

Future opportunities

It provides a direct progression route to the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce as they share a number of units. To gain UCAS points you will need to complete the extended level 3 Diploma.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cedars Upper School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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