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Childcare

Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner

£2,382

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. The qualification content meets the Department of Education’s (dfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.

Description:

  • Level: 2
  • Awarding Body: CACHE
  • Guided Learning Hours: 293
  • Duration: The qualification can usually be completed in one year or less.
  • Enrolment Dates: Learners may apply and start at any time.

Entry requirements:

  • There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications
  • Learners should be at least 16 years of age.

This qualification…

  • Will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting.
  • Will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people.

 

Upon successful completion of this qualification learners can enter the workforce as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practitioner, with the option of continuing  to study for a Level 3 Diploma holding Early Years Educator status.

This qualification…

  • will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting.
  • will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is ideal for learners looking to work with children between birth and 5 years, as well as gaining knowledge of working with Children up to 7 years. Learners do not need to have previous experience or qualifications in working with children to undertake this qualification.

Progression

This qualification allows progression on to the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other relevant Level 3 qualifications relating to early years and Childcare.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion this qualification allows learners to count towards the Level 2 ratio as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practioner across the Early Years Workforce.

Learners may work under supervision in a variety of roles such as:

  • Nursery Practioner
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Pre-school Practioner
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