Level 2 Certificate in Caring in Children & Young People for Adults

Course Code: Q271094

Key Information

  • Course type

    Distance learning

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  • Duration:

    1 year

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Level 3 Teaching Assistant Pathways Apprenticeship

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding in order to care for children and young people. This will provide you with basic knowledge of childcare, development, play and babysitting and will allow you to make informed decisions when caring for children and young people.

Units may include:

  • safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • introductory awareness of sensory loss
  • understand how play forms part of a child’s development
  • use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • craft activities with young children.

Students are expected to have at least a Level 1 qualification in English, which will be assessed before starting the course.

This qualification is online only so you can study it at your own pace in your own workspace.

This is a distance learning course, with 108 guided hours. Assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles. All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

After successfully finishing this course, you could go on to study:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Level 2 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and young People’s Workforce.

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