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Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Subject Area

Childcare

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This qualification is designed to increase your awareness of caring for children and young people. It introduces stages of children’s development and explores how children learn at varying rates and in differing sequences. The course will describe the responsibilities of carers to ensure children are nurtured in a safe, secure environment that meets their individual care needs. You will also explore the value of play and the importance of this for development.

Why should I choose the course?

We all know how important it is for children and young people to be safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, some children are at risk of abuse and exploitation. If you’re involved in caring for children and you want to help those affected by these issues, the Level 2 Caring for Children and Young People course can help you gain the skills you need. You will learn about protecting children in a babysitting environment, including fire safety skills and how to prevent accidents. The course also covers key information about parenting, including parents’ rights and responsibilities, as well as information about healthy lifestyles.

What will I learn?

The modules covered in this course include:

  • Caring for young children in a babysitting environment
  • Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
  • Rights and responsibilities in relation to parenting
  • Parenting and healthy lifestyles.

What will the course lead on to?

If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

What are my funding options?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE*. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration. *Ts&Cs apply.
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