Course: Childcare Level 2

Study Level


Level 2

Course Code


CCLDFL2/AZT

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus

Duration


1 Year

FT / PT


Full-time

This course aims to develop you personally and professionally and provide a clear route into employment and higher education.

You will benefit from accessing a range of childcare settings locally as part of your professional development hours.

Your studies will prepare you to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to eight years.

Topics you may study include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Child development
  • International perspectives
  • Professional development
  • Child health and wellbeing
  • Play and learning
  • Additional needs
  • Partnership working
  • Literacy and numeracy development

Why study with us:

  • Our Level 2 and Level 3 courses include a license to practise
  • Hear from guest speakers and targeted training such as phonics in the classroom, prevent, beach school training, forest school training and careers training
  • Excellent links with childcare settings, where you will get the opportunity to learn from industry experts

Requirements

You will need to have achieved at least 4 GCSE’s at 3 or above including English and maths.

You do not need to have previous experience or qualifications in working with children to apply for this qualification.

Assessment

  • Direct observation within the workplace
  • A portfolio of evidence
  • Written assignments or a task
  • Team presentations

Progression

Childcare is an excellent course if you want to go on to study a degree in subjects such as midwifery, paediatric nursing or early childhood.

You can progress on to Childcare and Education Level 3.

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