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BTEC Childcare Level 2 at The Basildon Academies Sixth Form

Course description

This course gives you an introduction to working in early years. It will
give you the opportunity to develop your skills in communication, problem
solving, team working and time management.

This course is for students who:

  • enjoy working with Children.
  • can apply their own knowledge skills and enthusiasm to the subject
  • want to develop practical skills
  • want to link theoretical learning and the world of work

Course content


At each level the assessments are made up of written assignments, and a portfolio of work.




Entry requirements

General Sixth Form.



Portfolio of evidence

Each of the units within the qualifications has specified assessment criteria.




Future opportunities

Childcare is a specialist course that could lead to employment or Level 3
courses. It is also an important Life skills course relevant to all. It
can lead to a variety of other courses and careers in the Childcare
Industry. It is a good course for those wishing to work with others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Basildon Academies Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year