Childcare Level 2

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This part-time programme provides you with the underpinning knowledge needed to work in an early years setting. You will learn how to review your own skills and create a positive environment while developing an understanding of how children learn through play. This course is running online and is suitable for anyone aged 19+ with an interest in childcare.

Fee: Free for unemployed adults who are UK residents. It is available for other adults but charges may apply.

Course Information

Please note, after the knowledge element of this programme, you will need to obtain voluntary work in an early years setting to complete the practical elements of study, your tutor will discuss options with you. You will need Level 1 English knowledge and no criminal record to be able to study this course.

Once you have applied, we will carry out a short skills assessment and signpost to other courses if this is not the appropriate course for your needs.


Benefits / Skills

  • Flexible online delivery.

  • Support from experienced tutors.

  • Enjoyable and interactive learning.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a Level 1 English qualification and should not have a criminal record

Career Progression

Progression may include the Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification.

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Course Details


36 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Adult & Community
Leeds City College
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