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Childrens Care, Learning and Development ( Level 2 Diploma)

Early Years

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 12 years of age under supervision. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s setting including early years and social care. Learners will attend college one morning per week and work placement within an early years setting for two days to achieve the mandatory 350 placement hours required. Units include:Context , principles and values that underpin practice Child Development Communication and partnerships Play, learning and development Safeguarding Keeping children safe, healthy and wellSupport childrens personal care and nutritionSupport children with disabilities
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    32 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Applications/Enrolment now Closed for this year

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: CACHE Level 2 Diploma for Childrens Care, Learning and Development Ref D116
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Fri: 9:30AM-12:45PM)
    Full £154.00
    Concession £62.00
    Examination £107.00
    Materials: £0.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Attendance at an Information Session is required. An Access NI check will have to be completed before commencing placement.

Additional Information

This course provides an excellent foundation of knowledge to enable learners to successfully progress onto the Level 3 Diploma for Childrens Care, Learning and Development. Material fee of £25 also required.


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