This qualification is primarily for those working, or seeking to work in regulated childcare settings with families and children under the age of 8 and NHS children’s services for those working with families and children aged 0-19.
This is a part time course and the qualification is workshop and practice-based.
Completion of a minimum 280 placement hours will be required.
Completion of the Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice qualification enables learners to work as a qualified Level 2 childcare worker in a supervised capacity. The qualification could also lead to:
The qualification will cover the core knowledge and understanding required to work within the Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development sectors. By studying this qualification, learners will:
The core element will be assessed through a series of internally assessed tasks which can be taken throughout the qualification or at its end. There will also be one externally marked multiple choice question paper.
The practice element will be assessed using a portfolio of evidence that includes observation of practice and internally assessed tasks.
No formal entry requirements, however you will need to volunteer or gain employment within a childcare setting.
An enhanced clear DBS will be required.
The course costs £265.
Enhanced DBS - £44
All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45 prior to enrolment.
You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.