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Introduction to Early Years Education & Care CACHE Level 2 Certificate at Carshalton College

Course description

The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners to work with children from birth to five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years.


Course content

This qualification is suitable for a range of learners from the age of 16 onwards who have little or no experience in childcare.

Entry requirements

Learners should have at least a grade D in maths and English GCSE. 250 placement hours are recommended for this qualification.

A DBS disclosure is required for this course.


Learners must achieve a total of 33 credits: 29 credits from mandatory group A, plus four credits from optional group B.

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE.
Some learning outcomes within this qualification will require assessment in a real work environment.

Future opportunities

This qualification allows progression on to the CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other Level 3 qualifications relating to childcare

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carshalton College directly.

Last updated date: 25 February 2016
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