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Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland) (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 19 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 280 placement hours required.

Modules include:
Child Development
Equality and Diversity
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2021

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: CACHE Level 2 Diploma for Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates
  • Full tuition fee 143
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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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