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With so much chaos existing in this field, and children being harmed, if you work with children, and love to make it your career, you must be fully aware of what is going on around you. As much as you learn, you must also be able to apply your knowledge in real-life situations. The Diploma in Children and Young People Protection – Level 2 is for anyone who works or comes in contact with children, and want to know how to protect and safeguard their wellbeing.

The course will offers insight on how to recognise child neglect, and child abuse and the impact it can have on children and young people. You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge of working to protect children and young people in your care. Children are vulnerable from birth to the age of 18, and it is adults around them that must make the effort to keep them safe. The course will give you an overview on how you can accomplish this task effectively, while ensuring children in your care are safe and well protected.

It is a child protection course on vulnerable children and young people who may not be able to safeguard themselves. If you work in health and social care, this course is a good fit for your career. Gaining a recognised qualification will give you the opportunity to progress in your vocational training, and further your career in this field.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Study 365 has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Study 365 to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why consider learning at Study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

 Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a clear understanding of your job role as an early childhood educator, and learn what it takes to safeguard children and young people.
  • Understand the physical and emotional needs of a child.
  • Learn how children are influenced by different factors.
  • Learn why nutrition is important to a child’s growth.
  • Learn how to combine play and learning to improve the creative minds of children.
  • Understand the legislation, policies and guidelines for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Early Childhood Educators, Teachers
  • Childcare Workers
  • People working in programmes for children
  • Anyone who wants to enhance their knowledge on how to safeguard children and young people

 Entry Requirement

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification in any discipline.

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain an academic certification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04988

Accredited Body

Accredited body (Accreditation) ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young People Protection, you will gain the knowledge that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this certification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Childcare Worker – £26,619 per annum
  • Social Worker – £28,247 per annum
  • Early Childhood Educator – £17,468 per annum
  • Childcare Leader – £7.96 per hour

Other jobs you can get

  • Child Coordinator
  • Child Programme Manager

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1. Understand the meaning of Safeguarding Children And Young People
Understand the meaning of Safeguarding Children And Young People – Part 1 00:00:00
Understand the meaning of Safeguarding Children And Young People – Part 2 00:00:00
Understand the meaning of Safeguarding Children And Young People – Part 3 00:00:00
Unit 1 – Assignment 00:00:00
2. Understand the Stages of Development to Promote Effective Learning
Understand the Stages of Development to Promote Effective Learning 00:00:00
Unit 2 – Assignment 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Diploma in Children and Young People Protection Level 2 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Children and Young People Protection Level 2 00:00:00
3. Encouraging Children to Lead a Healthy Life Style
Encouraging Children to Lead a Healthy Life Style 00:00:00
Unit 3 – Assignment 00:00:00
4. Understand the Children’s Development
Understand the Children’s Development 00:00:00
Unit 4 – Assignment 00:00:00
5. Child Care and Safety
Child Care and Safety 00:00:00
Unit 5 – Assignment 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Diploma in Children and Young People Protection Level 2 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Children and Young People Protection Level 2 00:00:00

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