CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children and Young People

South London College
Course summary
117 hours
299 GBP
Part time
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Course description

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children and Young People

If you love to work with children and young people, the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People course might be the one for you. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of the relevant skills and knowledge in childcare training, with the opportunity to expand your career in the childcare industry. This is a valuable course, and will make you a marketable asset in an ever-growing industry, where qualified childcare workers are needed. Getting certified will improve your opportunities of gaining rewarding  employment.

The course will introduce you to key topics such as young children’s development, plans for a healthy diet, safeguard children and understand the value of learning through play. Children are impacted at various stages and these transitions will determine how they develop in their adult years. The course will explore the different factors that can influence a child’s development, and how early educators must take the responsibility of children in their care, and safeguard their welfare.

The course will also teach you about nutrition, importance of play, interaction and welfare and the development of children and young people. The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People course is ideal if you want to enjoy a high-paying job role in the industry. With the competition increasing in childcare jobs, employers now look for candidates with a nationally recognised qualification.

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Course Objectives

  • The Level 2 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Caring Children & Young People have been designed to enable you to access higher education, and also support your progression into the workplace
  • This Award is made up of 2 mandatory units, which will give learners a good understanding on Caring for Children & Young People

Course Description

  • Qualification type: CACHE Level 2 Certificate
  • Qualification title: CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level:2
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH):117
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT):160
  • Qualification number (QN):600/0336/4

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry Requirements

Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following:

  • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher
  • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability

In order to qualify for the programme, you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment, along with the following;

  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license.

Upon submission of the documents, your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme, your application will not be accepted.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People Certificate. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership. NCFE is a National Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

  1. Getting Started
  2. Qualification Specification
  3. Awarding Body Registration
  4. Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People [K/601/3323]
  5. The Importance of Play for Early Learning [T/504/0210]
  6. Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet [M/601/2545]
  7. Young Children's Development [R/502/6959]
  8. Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting [L/502/6961]

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People successfully and gain your professional qualification, all learners must complete 2 mandatory units. You will complete the assignments and create a portfolio of evidence, which will be assessed by a tutor.

Grading system: A*–D (to pass an assignment you must achieve a grade D or above).


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Continuing Studies

Career Path and Progression

Once you successfully complete the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People, you will gain an accredited qualification that will prove your expertise in this field. Learners can progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education and then onto the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator). This course will be a useful introduction to our Early Years Educator qualification that will give your career the kick-start you have always wanted. The average UK salary per annum for a few job roles is given below.

  • Childcare Worker - £16,490 per annum
  • Social Worker - £29,092 per annum
  • Early Childhood Educator - £18,192 per annum
  • Childcare Leader - £18,557 per annum

Other jobs you can get

  • Child Coordinator
  • Child Programme Manager

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South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...

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