Childcare (Early Years Practitioner) - Level 2 Diploma

Start Date: 04 September 2023
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 2
Location: Centre for Business, Arts and Technology, Camden Road
Start Date: 08 September 2023
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 2
Location: Centre for Business, Arts and Technology, Camden Road

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge directly to children in the early years (0-5 years). You will gain skills in communication, teamwork, following procedures, recording of child observations and planning activities through a work placement.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Introduction to Equality and Inclusion
  • Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
  • Supporting Positive Behaviour
  • Paediatric Emergency First Aid

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language and Maths
  • Two weeks of work experience, working with children under 8
  • An Enhanced DBS check
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed by written coursework, by an observation of your methods in the workplace and by a task set by the examining board (CACHE).

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On completion of this course, progression to a Level 3 Diploma or apprenticeship, will provide you with a broader knowledge of the industry. You are also able to apply for employment in a variety of environments including nurseries and pre-schools, in jobs such as nursery assistant or classroom assistant.

OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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020 7700 9200
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