Level 2 Certificate in the Children and Young People’s Workforce

Overview

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.

Level 2 Certificate in the Children and Young People’s Workforce

Course content:

The course covers the following units:

  • Unit 001 – Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 002 – Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 003 – Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 004 – Child and Young Person Development
  • Unit 006 – Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development
  • Unit 007 – Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
  • Unit 009 – Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health & Safety
  • Unit 010 – Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour
  • Unit 011 – Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young Poeple
  • Unit 012 – Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young Poeple
  • Unit 014 – Understand and Support Relationships with Children and Young People
  • Unit 015 – Paediatric Emergency First Aid
  • Unit 016 – Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury

 

Entry Requirements:

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.

 

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (4227)

 

Duration of course

Up to 8-12 months

 

Attendance Options

Days/Evenings/Weekends


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