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Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2 Certificate at CSM Training

Course description

This qualification is intended to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the children and young people's workforce and will provide progression to the early learning and childcare, social care and learning development and support services workforces.

Course content

Around 20 weeks but the exact timescale will be agreed at the initial planning meeting.

The Mandatory units are:

  • Unit 1 Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development
  • Unit 2 Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury
  • Unit 3 Contribute to Children and Young People's Health and Safety
  • Unit 4 Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People
  • Unit 5 Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young People
  • Unit 6 Paediatric Emergency First Aid
  • Unit 7 Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
  • Unit 8 Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
  • Unit 9 Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
  • Unit 10 Child and Young Person Development
  • Unit 11 Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
  • Unit 12 Maintain and Support Relationships with Children and Young People
  • Unit 13 Support Children and Young People's Positive Behaviour

There are also a number of Optional units that will be chosen at the initial planing meeting.
Examples of these units are:

  • Unit 15 Promote Child and Young Person Development
  • Unit 24 Contribute to the Support of Children's Communication, Language and Literacy
  • Unit 28 Support Children and Young People with Disabilities and Special Educational Needs
  • Unit 29 Support Children and Young People's Play and Leisure

Future opportunities

Learners who achieve the Edexcel Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) may progress to the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact CSM Training directly.

Last updated date: 21 August 2015
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