The Level 2 Certificate is a generic qualification that will be relevant across the Children and Young People’s Workforce. It is mapped to the CWDC Induction Standards and the CCLD National Occupational Standards and its main purpose will be to act as a bridging qualification towards the Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce Diploma. The qualification will also provide an inclusive pathway for entrants to the workforce across the Children’s workforce. It will confer occupational competence to work under supervision and enable practitioners to count in the ratio at level 2 identified in the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. This qualification will form part of the apprenticeship.
The course covers the following units:
The course is open to everyone. However, candidates must be employed in a workplace relevant to the occupational standards for Children and Young People to enable them complete the qualification successfully. Basic skills at level 1 is recommended.
Method of assessment:
Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described.
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (4227)
Duration of course
Up to 8-12 months