This qualification provides an opportunity to study a range of topics from three main areas: childcare and education, babysitting and parenting responsibilities.
It contains all the units included in the Level 2 Award in Babysitting and the Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting. Additionally there are units covering learning, development and play.
You will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor, using a range of methods. This could include tasks, course work or methods such as oral questioning. You do not need to be working as this is a knowledge-only qualification. You can usually complete this course in 6 months or less.
This qualification will support you in preparing for your 'next steps' either in training or moving towards work.
The Certificate requires 16 credits.
It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks, course work or methods such as oral questioning.
This course does not qualify you to work but does support you in preparing for your 'next steps' either in training or moving towards work.
You can progress to the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or the Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care.
You could also look to join SS&L’s Level 2 Apprenticeship for Early Years Practitioners or Level 3 Apprenticeship for Early Years Educator on completion of this course.
Need to know…
This course is for absolute beginners and the more experienced amongst you. You don't need any qualifications, just a willingness to learn and lots of enthusiasm.
This qualification is suitable for you if you are considering a career in caring for children. It could also support you with re-engaging with learning and break down barriers to you entering the childcare workforce.
The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies
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