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Children & Young People's Workforce CACHE Level 2 Certificate at Kidderminster College

Course description

This course provides you with detailed knowledge of caring for children. Placement experience is a compulsory part of the course and provides the practical skills needed for working with children. Learners will need to undertake a two days per week assessed work experience in a variety of early years settings (arranged by us). Course content includes:

-Safeguarding children 
-Child development 
-Play and learning 
-Health and safety 
-Preparing safe environments

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs including English (at least Grade D) or pass and placement experience from CACHE Level 1 Foundation award - Caring for Children (or equivalent qualification)


A range of assessments. Functional skills or GCSE Maths and English are inlcuded in this programme.

Financial information

DBS payment (£TBC). Smart black trousers and flat black shoes in addition to a college polo-shirt and fleece jacket for placement. A course text book, stationery and a USB stick are essential. Travel costs may be incurred for mandatory placement attendance.

Future opportunities

CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. 

Working within a range of early years sectors and other Childcare related careers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college