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Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 2 Certificate

Programme Type: Full-time Course
Availability: Isle of Wight only

Is it for me?

If you want to start a career in Childcare this is the minimum qualification you'll need to gain employment.

Essential Information

Location(s)
The qualification is classroom based although we will also arrange work experience for you with a local employer to help give you a real insight to sector.
Start Date
September
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
September - July
Qualifications Achievable
  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Maths – GCSE or Functional Skills
  • English – GCSE or Functional Skills
Awarding Body
City & Guilds

Overview

The aim of the qualification is to help you gain the skills and knowledge required to start your career in the Childcare sector. This qualification meets the Early Years Educator criteria defined by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL). It is recognised as a full and relevant qualification at level 2 that practitioners must hold to be included in the specified ratios of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
What would I do on this course?

The qualification is designed to help you demonstrate competence in order to work effectively at this level with children and young people.

Mandatory modules you will need to cover include:

  • Contribute to the support of child and young person development
  • Contribute to children and young people’s health and safety
  • Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people
  • Understand partnership working in services for children and young people
  • Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Contribute to the support of children’s creative development
  • Support children and young people at meal or snack times
  • Contribute to the support of children’s communication, language and literacy
  • Contribute to the support of children’s physical development activities

 

Assessment

The qualification contains competence and knowledge units. Competence units require learners to build a portfolio of evidence, which will demonstrate competence by various means including observation by an assessor.

Would I always be in the classroom?

The qualification is classroom-based although we will also arrange work experience for you with a local employer to help give you a real insight to sector.

How do I get started?

Easy – just register your interest using our Contact Form, email us, or call our Riverbank Campus. This is a hugely popular course and places are limited, so don’t wait – contact us today!

What support will I get?

At HTP Apprenticeship College we will do everything we can to support you and to improve your life chances. In addition to providing support for your programme and qualifications, we want learners to feel that they are in a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes social, physical and moral development.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Have more questions about the course?

Please contact us and one of the tutors will be able to help you.

What can I do after this course?

For any careers advice and guidance, please get in touch and we will be happy to help.
Contact us now and get onto your career-starting Full-time Course

Newport Riverbank Campus: 01983 824930

Temporary campus closure

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Temporary campus closure

Due to exciting work starting to expand facilities at The Old Grammar School Campus, the building will be closed until the beginning of August.

In the meantime please refer all contact and visits to our Riverbank Campus in Little London, Newport PO30 5BS.

All calls will automatically be redirected, and apprentices and students will be notified directly of any changes to training or exam arrangements.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused while this work is being carried out.

Our Portsmouth Campus is unaffected and is operating as normal.

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