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Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People at Bournville College

Course description

You will attend college for three days per week and a placement at a relevant childcare setting (usually a nursery or school) for one day per week. Alongside your main programme, you will also complete a Level 2 Award in Employability Skills to prepare you for employment in the sector.

Course content

The course consists of a variety of units that focus on both childcare and education including:
Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
Young children’s development
Importance of play for early learning
Sharing learning experiences with children
If you have not already achieved a Grade C or 4 in GCSE English Language and maths, you will also study these subjects alongside your Early Years qualification.

Entry requirements

In order to enrol on this qualification you will have achieved 4 GCSEs at D/E or 3/2 including English Language and maths.
Or you have achieved a Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Caring Sectors, Childcare or other relevant subject such as Health and Social Care. In addition to this, you will also need to have achieved a minimum of Level 1 Functional Skills in both English and maths or a Grade E/ or 2 or above at GCSE in English Language and maths.

Future opportunities

Completing this qualification will allow you to progress onto the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care. You will also need to have passed the Level 2 Award in Employability and have a minimum of a Grade D/level 3 in both GCSE English Language and maths.

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: 05 April 2017
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