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Introducing Caring for Children and Young People NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Certificate

This online course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

This qualification will give you a basic understanding of childcare, education, babysitting and parenting responsibilities. It will also help you to make an informed choice about working with children and young people and prepare for further learning within the early years sector.

The units you will study are:

  1. Young children’s development
  2. Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  3. Respecting and valuing children
  4. Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  5. Importance of play for early learning
  6. The value of play to young children
  7. Sharing learning experiences with children

Assessment methods

Learners will be provided with a resource pack with assessment booklets to complete.

Further study and career options

Course progression: 
Once it has been confirmed that you have fully completed the course, there are several next steps that you can take. You can go on to study another level two distance learning course. Or you could move on to one of our Level 3 Distance Learning courses. Alternatively, you could enrol on to our Access to Higher Education course (subject to interview) or the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification (subject to entry requirements). 
Career progression: 
By completing any of the above courses, you will gain the skills and knowledge that employers find desirable. It is also a great opportunity for continuous professional development.

Additional information

This qualification does not confer competence or a licence to practice within the early years sector. Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Course Information & How to Apply

For more information, or to enrol on this course please email distancelearning@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
16 weeks Flexible Free Distance Learning K1586

 

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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