Career Pathway - Level 2 Childcare

  • Day:Various
  • Time:09:30 - 15:00
  • Duration:6-9 months
  • Start:Anytime

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Course overview

This career pathway course gives you the opportunity to gain a Level 2 Childcare qualification to kick-start your career and prepare you for work, an Apprenticeship or a T-level in Childcare.

It will build your confidence, and the knowledge and skills employers are looking for.

In this course you will gain a Level 2 Childcare qualification, which will include:

– Parenting and healthy lifestyles

– Rights and responsibilities in relation to parenting

– Respecting and valuing children

– Supporting children’s development

– And much, much more

– You can complete Level 2 maths and English if needed

You can also take part in an employer led project and improve your employability skills in the following:

– Researching and understanding facts

– Addressing straight forward problems

– Interpreting information and ideas

– Be able to identify the effectiveness of your actions

– Career planning and making applications

– Team working skills and much, much more

You can start any time from August 2023 – November 2023, with a finishing date in July.

Learning takes place 1 day a week face to face in one of our centres, with a requirement of an industry placement two days a week or more at some stage during the programme.

This course is aimed at 16-19 year olds, (up to 25 if you have an EHCP), who want a pathway into Childcare. You will need to have attained Level 1 qualifications in maths and English, prior to beginning the course. This course is for you if you want to progress to a T-level, an Apprenticeship or employment in Childcare.

Course assessment

Summative and formal assessments.

Are there any exams? Yes – Maths, English (if required)

Course progression

You will be able to progress onto a T-Level, an Apprenticeship, employment or further education.

You can also progress onto maths or English GCSE or Functional Skills courses.

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

Have qualifications at Level 3 or below and wish to progress into the Supporting and Teaching in Schools sector. Be motivated with the idea of completing an industry placement.

Learners must be aged 16-19 (25 with an EHCP). You must have either a grade 3 to 9 at GCSE or Level 1 Functional skills in either or both maths and English and be prepared to work on maths and English if necessary.

Fee information:

The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies

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