Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care

Start Date

Mon Sep 07 2020

Day / Time

Weekdays

Duration

1 year

Campus

Baltic Campus

Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care

The course is designed to help you to gain key skills and progress to a higher Level 2  qualification.

You'll gain a basic introduction to the sector and the knowledge and understanding of child development and well-being for children aged 0-5 years.

This qualification provides an understanding of the skills needed when babysitting. It includes the babysitter’s responsibilities to the children they care for, their responsibilities to the parent(s), and accident prevention and fire safety.

It is made up of units from the Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People. This course is a skills builder course to support learners to progress onto higher levels.

Stretch and challenge units will also be undertaken in preparation for progression onto the full level 2.

Units include:

  • Craft activities for young children
  • The value of play to young children
  • The importance  of play for early learning
  • Sharing learning experiences with children
  • Accident prevention and fire safety
  • Safe Guarding the well-being  of children
  • The role of the babysitter

English and maths

To enable further progression you will study English and maths and participate in individual and group tutorials to strengthen employability skills as part of a full study programme.

What about after the course?
Future
Careers:
  • Youth and community workers
  • Child and early years officers
  • Nursery nurses and assistants
  • Childminders and related occupations
  • Playworkers
What
you could
earn:
Potential
£23,546
Entry level
£12,522
Average
£20,051

Baltic Campus