Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

TQUK Certificate , Level 2
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The course is well designed and taught well by industry trained experts who are approachable.

Charlie

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Course Information

Introduction

If you're looking for a qualifications that will give you an introduction to childcare, our Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People is the ideal course for you. This qualification is available via distance learning, so you can study flexibly around your other commitments.

Overview

The course covers a range of topics including child development, play, nutrition and safeguarding. You’ll develop practical skills and knowledge that will be essential in any childcare setting. This is the ideal starting point if you’re considering a career in childcare, or if you simply want to gain a better understanding of how to care for children and young people.

Course units/modules

  • Unit 1: Young children’s development
  • Unit 2: The value of play to young children
  • Unit 3: Importance of play for early learning
  • Unit 4: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Unit 5: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Benefits and skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery
  • Assessed via activities so no exams. Useful for personal development or seeking employment
  • Study at your own pace

Entry requirements

Aged 19+, Level 1 English.

Assessment types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

Course details

Duration: 12 weeks
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 89222-01
Fees (Adult): £724

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

Employment Statistics

  • Nursery nurses and assistants

    Average Salary
    £14,560
  • Primary and nursery education teaching professionals

    Average Salary
    £33,800
  • Teaching and other educational professionals n.e.c.

    Average Salary
    £19,240

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