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Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Course overview

All children and young people deserve to be safe and well cared for within a safe and protective family. However, unfortunately this is not always the case.

With over 50,000 children identified as needing protection from abuse in the UK, it is important that those working in the care sector understand the risks of abusive and exploitative behaviour that some children experience. Knowing what strategies are used to protect them from this behaviour, whilst following procedures, is essential to helping those affected.

Learning Outcomes

A statement of what a learner will know,understand or be able to do as a result of a process of learning. As well as achieve a NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People which is an nationally accredited and recognised qualification.

  • Caring for Young Children in a Babysitting Environment
  • Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting
  • Rights and Responsibilities in Relation to Parenting
  • Parenting and Healthy Lifestyles

What you will learn

This qualification will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting. It will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people.

Course content unit 1

This unit contains five sections:
Section 1: Young Children’s development
Section 2: Safeguarding the wlfare of children and young people
Section 3: Respecting and valuing children
Section 4: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Section 5: Extension activites

Course content unit 2

This unit contains four sections:
Section 1: importance of play for early learning
Section 2: The value of play to young children
Section 3: Sharing learning experiences with children
Section 4: Extension activites

Course code

3653


Awarding Body

NCFE/CACHE


Duration of course

6-weeks


Number of assessments

2-units


Delivery method

Online or Paper-based


Assessment method

Portfolio of evidence which is marked via an assigned tutor. Assessing knowledge/understanding. All units must be assessed in line with the Assessment Strategy.

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