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Childcare Level 2 Certificate

Activate Learning
Course summary
1 year
Full time
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

Childcare Level 2 Certificate

Study for work in the childcare and education sector and gain real work experience in caring for children.

This course provides an understanding of both the care and development of the child and their family in a variety of settings.

English and maths are also integral as these skills are essential for your employability.

You could progress to a Level 3 qualification in the care of children and young people or a related subject. Alternatively, you can progress into employment in a range of care settings.

This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to enter the workforce, working under supervision within early years settings, in a variety of roles such as:

  • nursery assistant
  • classroom assistant
  • pre-school assistant

Scroll towards the bottom of the page for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Four GCSEs grade 3 (D) or above including English Language and Maths. A Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) check will also be required.

Course delivery details

On this course you cover six mandatory units:

  • an introduction to working with children  
  • the developing child
  • safe healthy and nurturing environments for children
  • children and play
  • communication and professional skills
  • the practitioner in the workplace (practical unit) 

The teaching team select an optional unit too and you can gain qualifications in first aid and functional skills.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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