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Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Somerset Skills & Learning
Course summary
16 weeks
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: Anytime - Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Level 2 Certificate In Introducing Caring For Children and Young People

This qualification will give you a basic understanding of childcare and education. It will help you make an informed choice about working with children and young people, whilst developing your understanding of the fundamentals of working with children.

Gain a nationally recognised qualification. This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study.

Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development.

Personal tutors are assigned to you to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

Suitability - Who should attend?

To be eligible you must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for more than 3 years.

Training Course Content

This course contains the following units:

  • Unit 01 - Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Unit 02 - The value of play to young children.
  • Unit 03 - Importance of play for early learning.
  • Unit 04 - Young children’s development.
  • Unit 05 - Respecting and valuing children.

Why choose Somerset Skills & Learning

95% of our students would recommend us to family and friends

Over 6,000 learners supported this year

Over 100 courses on offer


This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years and currently living in England outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley and West Midlands. If you have not lived in the EU for the past 3 years, please contact us to discuss.

Continuing Studies

Course progression

On completion of this course, there are a number of progression routes: The Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or the Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care.

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Somerset Skills & Learning

We are a leading provider of apprenticeships, traineeships and qualification courses across Somerset. We deliver from centres in Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil and Frome as well as via distance learning. As a leading adult education provider we also provide adult community...

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BA11 1FW Taunton Somerset

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