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Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Course Overview

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.

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.

Key Information

Course Length
8 to 12 weeks on average

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body
TQUK
(E-certificates upon achievement)

Learning Method(s)
Paper materials
Online assessment
Paper assessment

For Individuals

Benefits

  • Paper based learning materials with online assessment
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price
£299.00

Direct Debit
Yes

Funded Course
England and Scotland Only

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Unit 1: Young children’s development

This unit will explore the stages of development of young children from birth to three years. Learn about how positive environments support the development of young children.

Unit 2: The value of play to young children

Learn about the necessity of play to young children’s development as well as demonstrating different play activities suitable for young children from birth to five years old.

Unit 3: Importance of play for early learning

This unit explores the vital importance of creativity and imagination in the development of a child. Learn about how to organise a cooking activity for children as well as the particular importance of books and stories in child development.

Unit 4: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

This unit examines legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people (including e-safety). Learn what action to take when children or young people are injured or ill and when complete, gain the ability to recognise emergency procedures as well as how to respond to suspicions that a child or young people has been abused, harmed or bullied.

Unit 5: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

This unit will help to build an understanding of how to make healthy and nutritional food choices for children. Develop knowledge of food labels and what to look out for to ensure that children are given a balanced diet.

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