NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young

Wiltshire College & University Centre
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Professional Training
16 weeks
Part time
Online courses
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Course description

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

This online, distance-learning qualification is designed to give you a basic understanding of childcare and education. You’ll be equipped to make informed choices about working with children and young people, and prepared to go into further learning and training. Tailor your learning around your lifestyle and progress your professional goals with this flexible qualification.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).
  • Must have lived in the UK or EU for the last three years.
  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of the Mayor of London, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, West Midlands and the North of Tyne Combined Authority NTCA.
  • If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).
  • If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.

Training Course Content

This qualification consists of seven mandatory units, which will prepare you to work with young children across a variety of settings including education and care. The units are:

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

Why choose Wiltshire College & University Centre

96% of students go onto further study, training or employment

98.8% overall pass rate for Level 3 courses

1,089 courses to choose from

Continuing Studies

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

  • Level 2 Children and Young people’s mental health.
  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification.

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Wiltshire College & University Centre is the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire and is fast on its way to becoming outstanding having achieved a good Ofsted grade in June 2018. Based across four main campuses, Wiltshire...

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