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 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 to complete the qualification successfully. Basic skills at level 1 is recommended.
Child Care Apprenticeship
Duration of course
Up to 12 – 18