This qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s settings including early years and social care. It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Children and Young People’s Apprenticeship.
Anyone who wants to work, or has just started to work in the children and young people’s workforce.
19+ and lived in the EU for the past 3 years.
The Certificate requires 35 credits.
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
You can usually complete it in a year or less.
It provides a direct progression route to the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce as they share a number of units. You might also like to look at our suite of Early Years Educator qualifications. Learners completing an Early Years Educator qualification will have been trained to the highest of standards, equipping them with the best early years qualifications available. These are now the must-have qualifications for all those wanting to work at Level 3 with children from birth to five years of age, and will provide the full and relevant status of being an Early Years Educator.
• Assistant Pre-school Workers
• Assistant in Children’s Centres
• Assistant in Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools and Nursery Classes
This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification in PDF format and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.
This document contains everything you need to know about the optional units in this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.