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Childcare - Apprenticeship (Level 2) at Babington Business College - Training for today

Course description

Objectives of this framework:

To support the development of a workforce that has a shared understanding of the basic

requirements for working within the children and young people's workforce (based on the

Common Core of Knowledge and Understanding).


To ensure that all entrants to the workforce gain the skills and knowledge that will enable

them to become an effective member of the workforce and ensure that the safety and

well being of children are at the heart of everything they do.


To support the development of a flexible workforce in order to help retain those skilled

and talented workers within the wider children and young people's workforce.


To provide a progression pathway to occupational competence at L3 (and beyond) for

those unqualified staff working in the sector or for those looking to join the sector.


To provide a progression pathway for staff working in the sector to meet the minimum

standards as set out in regulatory and registration requirements.


To provide a progression pathway to enable more staff to move towards achieving Early

Years Professional Status.


7. To assist in addressing skills gaps around basic literacy, numeracy and ICT.


Course content

At L2 (Intermediate Apprenticeship), the qualification confirms competence under supervision  

Level 2 Certificate

Functional; Maths, English and ICT

Employee Rights and Responsibilities







Entry requirements



Initial Assessment will be completed by the Interview Officer

Future opportunities

To progress onto Level 3 Child Care

Further information

You will be required once on your Apprenticeship to attend the training centre for a 2 day Paediatric first aid course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 August 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 12 months


  • More information
    • Training For Today part of The Babington Group have 4 centres based within the North West at Prestwich, Bolton, Atherton and Warrington. We also have office space in Manchester City Centre.

      We source job vacancies across all of the North West and aim to place you within a 5 mile radius of your home.

      If you are unable to get to any of the locations, we can also offer alternative methods of enrolling, for example over the phone.