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Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings Level 2

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this course, with GCSE English and maths at grades 4/C or above, you can progress on to Childcare Level 3

Who is it for?

This NCFE CACHE Level 2 course is for you if you are interested in caring for children and wish to pursue a career within the childcare industry.

This course is great for building your knowledge and skills within the early years industry giving you a great foundation to progress your career further.

What is covered?

This course will introduce you to many fascinating early years topics including; child development and how to support it, the role and responsibilities of a Childcare Practitioner and exploring legistlation.

You will also learn about equality, diversity and inclusive practice in an early years setting. You will be required throughout this course to spend two days a week (a minimum of 120 hours in total) in a variety of childcare settings with children aged 0 - 8 years.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

A minimum of Grade 3/D in English and Maths or the equivalent functional skill plus the ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Studying the course allowed me to secure an apprenticeship with a fostering agency, paving my path to my dream career in care. Those three years at Peterborough were the highlight of my life; I cherished every moment.

Emma Bines
Early Years Education and Care Level 3

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