Child Development and Care Level 2 Award at Gateshead College
This course will give you the opportunity to gain a practical, vocational qualification that will provide you with a basic introduction to the early years sector. The course includes the knowledge and understanding of child development and well-being necessary for working with children in a variety of settings, working with children aged 0-5 years old.
You don't need to be working working or undertaking a practical placement to study for this qualification; however a placement can be arranged if you are work ready.
Maths and English
We look at what you can do when you join us and then we’ll put a programme together which best meets your needs and aspirations.
This might mean working towards a pre-GCSE qualification or towards an A*-C grade in GCSE English and maths and, if you’ve already achieved this, you’ll continue to build on your skills in these subjects.
- 2 GCSEs grade A–C including English language plus maths GCSE grade D or above.
Your progress and knowledge will be assessed via two assessment tasks and a multiple choice paper.
If you successfully complete this course, you could progress onto the following courses:
- Level 2 Certificate and Diploma in Child Care and Education
And further progression to:
- Level 3 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Child Care and Education
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gateshead College directly.