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Introduction to Early Years Education and Care Level 2 Certificate at College of North West London (FE)

Course description

This qualification will prepare learners to work with children between birth and 5 years and gain knowledge of children up to the age of 7 years old. This qualification prepares learners for employment in the Childcare sector for jobs such as Nursery Assistants, Classroom Assistants, Nannies and Pre-School Assistants. The qualification allows progression onto the CACHE level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (early years educator) providing learners have GCSE A-C in English and Maths.

Course content

Learners will study the following units; • Supporting physical care routines for children • An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner • Understand how to work in partnership • Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding protection and welfare of children • Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children • Use legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice • Understand how to plan to meet the needs of the developing child • Supporting children’s play • Support children’s play in their early years • Support the needs of the child in preparing for school • Supporting children’s development • Use observation, assessment and planning • Support children’s positive behaviour • Engage in professional development • Support creative play • Support children with additional needs

Entry requirements

Learners must be operating above level 1 for English and Maths. All learners need to complete a DBS application to ensure they are safe to work with children.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact College of North West London (FE) directly.

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Course Information Centre
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 02082085050
    • Email address:
    • cic@cnwl.ac.uk

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