CACHE Diploma Childrens Care, Learning and Development Level 2
Health, Care & Early Years
Mode of Study
01 September 2020
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade
In a nutshell
You’ll develop skills in caring for children and study units including childcare practice, growth and development, health and safety, play and creative activities linking to current legislations.
This course is for you if...
... You want to work with children and young people
... You want to take further qualifications in a related discipline
... You want to build on existing knowledge and skills
What will I be doing?
You’ll build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children's settings, including the early years and social care.
You’ll do three days in college, covering the knowledge element of the qualifications, and two days in work placement (plus block placements where required), covering and being assessed on the competency elements
A large part of the assessment takes place in your work placement, but you’re also required to compile a portfolio of evidence from both placement and college. Upon completion, you’ll gain:
What is expected of me?
To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language.
You’ll be expected to commit to 5 days of study, which includes both the teaching of the knowledge element of the qualification in college and work placement days/blocks for the competency element of the qualification.
Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject, self-motivation and a passion for the care industry. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework/work placement during your own time.
What comes next?
Level 3 Childcare, Learning and Development or employment in roles such as pre-school assistant, nursery assistant, creche assistant, out of school childcare worker or Cylch Meithrin assistant.
All learners will have to have a satisfactory DBS check
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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