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Childhood Studies - Level 2 (Certificate) at College of West Anglia

Course description

If you wish to enter employment at assistant level within the childcare sector or progress to a higher level of study or apprenticeship, this course is for you.The course content includes:

  • Child development
  • Promoting children's development through play
  • Early years practice
  • Promoting children's positive behaviour
There are also optional units, which could include:
  • Health and safety
  • Supporting language and literacy development
  • Making healthy food choices for children
  • Working in the Early Years sector

Entry requirements

You will need:4 or more GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or higherA satisfactory DBS checkOr:A relevant Level 1 qualificationA satisfactory DBS checkYou will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you


The course is assessed by a range of methods, which may include projects, booklets, posters, assignments, case studies and coursework. There are also two exams. Learners must also complete a work placement as laid down in the course specification criteria. Each unit will be graded Pass/Merit/Distinction.

Financial information

Please see the college website for fee details

Further information

For further information, please visit the college website

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: 19 October 2018
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