Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code 9982
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


During this one-year course you will learn a range of skills that will prepare you for work in a supervised capacity with children and their families. Learning will combine theory and practical elements to give you an understanding of the role that a childcare practitioner plays in the workplace, how to ensure that children are kept safe, and understand how children learn and develop. You will also take cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences into consideration.

How will it be delivered?

You will be internally assessed by a range of methods, including direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments and practical tasks.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - D/3 including maths, and at least a grade C/4 in English Language is required. DBS check will be required.

Your next steps...

On completion of the course you can progress directly to the Level 3 Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) qualification. You may also look to start your career in the industry as a Nursery assistant or a Childminder's assistant.