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Early Years Level 2

Course title: Early Years Level 2 Course level: Level 2
Qualification: Certificate Awarding body: NCFE CACHE
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2019 - 2020
Course delivery: Full-time Course length: One year
Venue: Broad Oak Campus

Overview

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care prepares learners to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years. Upon achievement of this qualification, learners can progress onto any of our Level 3 qualifications in the Early Years Educator suite.

This qualification is ideal if you are looking to work with children between birth and five years, and gain knowledge of working with children up to seven years. You do not need to have previous experience or qualifications in working with children to undertake this qualification.

You will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

This qualification is suitable for a range of learners from the age of 16 onwards who have little or no experience in childcare.

You will do 250 work placement hours whilst undertaking this qualification.

Completion of this qualification is achieved through a combination of classroom based learning and experience in the workplace.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C/4 and above, including English and maths.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

How will I be assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods, this could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task. Some learning outcomes within this qualification will require assessment in a real work environment.

Progression and employment

This qualification allows progression on to the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other Level 3 qualifications relating to child care.

How much will the course cost me?

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds. There may be an additional cost for trips and equipment but this will be disclosed prior to starting your course.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email

info@accross.ac.uk

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

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