Level 2 Certificate in Childcare

Level 2 Apprenticeship Certificate in Children and Young People’s Workforce (CYPW)

This qualification meets the needs of candidates who work or want to work in a range of children and young people’s settings, covering the age range 0-19 years. The qualification is suitable to the following roles:

  • Nursery Nurse
  • Early Years Education
  • Youth and Community worker

The qualification has been designed to encompass principles of childcare, and include responsibilities such as, health and safety, safeguarding children and supporting children’s play. This qualification will also enable learners to make an informed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector and to make informed decisions about career progression. The learners will learn, develop and practice skills required for progression in this sector.

This qualification can be carried out as part of an Apprenticeship framework, as well as a stand-alone qualification, depending on the eligibility of the individual learner. The duration of this course is a minimum of 12 months.

Opportunities to progress to the Level 3 Diploma and other related courses will also be provided for the learner.

 

Childcare Level 2 framework:

Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People’s Workforce

Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Functional Skills English

Functional Skills Maths

Functional Skills ICT

 

Sample assignments:

Throughout this course you will have to complete a variety of assignments/units. Please find below an example:

CYPW Level 2 Certificate – sample assignment

 

Childcare Level 2 standards:

If you would like to look through the Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People’s Workforce standards to familiarise yourself with the units please click here.