NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People

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Overview Do you love to work with children and young people? The Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & …


Do you love to work with children and young people? The Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People is designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge in childcare training. If you want to have a career in childcare and education, this is a valuable course as it will improve your opportunities of gaining recognised employment.

The course will introduce learners to young children’s development, how to plan a healthy diet, safeguarding children and the value of play. Children are impacted at different stages of their lives, and these factors will impact how they develop in later years. The course will educate individuals on how different factors influence a child’s development, and how children in the care of early educators must take on the responsibility of safeguarding them.

The course will explore how nutrition, importance of play, interaction and welfare contribute positively to the development of children and young people. The Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People course is perfect to enjoy a rewarding and lucrative career. With the competition increasing in childcare jobs, employers now look for candidates with nationally recognised qualifications.

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  • Learning Outcomes
  • Access Duration
  • Entry Requirement
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Description
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other Benefits

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  • Explore the development of young children from birth to 5 years.
  • Understand a child’s physical and emotional needs.
  • Learn how transition can impact children.
  • Learn about the nutritional needs of children and how to plan for a healthy diet.
  • Understand the necessity of play and how different activities can enhance the creativity and imagination of children.
  • Understand the legislation, policies and guidelines for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. 

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.

Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following:

  • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher
  • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability

In order to qualify for the programme (Awarding Body Registration) you will need to make the payment of £39 and submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;

  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license.

Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme your application will not be accepted.

  • The Level 2 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Caring Children & Young People have been designed to enable you access higher education, and will also support your progression into the workplace
  • This Award is made up of 2 mandatory units, which will give learners a good understanding of working in Caring Children & Young People
  • Qualification type: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award
  • Qualification title: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Childcare and Education
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level: 2
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 180
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 227
  • Qualification number (QN): 600/0336/4

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete 2 mandatory units. You will complete assignments which will be assessed by a tutor.

Grading system: A*–D (to pass an assignment you must achieve a grade D or above). 

Additionally, £139 is charged for your assessment and certificate. You need to pay this when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid in installments when you are submitting your assessments.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People Certificate. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

The certification is nationally recognised and will give you a solid platform to enter into the childcare industry, and find the desired job role. You can use this qualification to ask for a higher pay or incentives. You will have an edge in an already competitive field, with potential institutes being impressed by your skills and knowledge.

Once you successfully complete the Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People you will gain an accredited qualification. Learners can progress to the Level 2 Certificate in Childcare and Education and then onto the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator). It will be a useful introduction to our Early Years Educator qualifications that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. The average UK salary per annum is according to

  • Childcare Worker - £26,693 per annum
  • Social Worker - £28,167 per annum
  • Early Childhood Educator - £17,382 per annum
  • Childcare Leader - £7.93 per hour 

Other jobs you can get

  • Child Coordinator
  • Child Programme Manager
  • 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
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Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Equity and Access Policy
Complaints Policy
Academic Appeals Policy
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
(B) Application Form : Cache Awarding Body Registration
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People [K/601/3323]
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 1
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 2
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 3
Assignment Brief
The Importance of Play for Early Learning [T/504/0210]
The Importance of Play for Early Learning
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(B) Assignment Submission I – NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People
☑ Re-Submit Your Assignment
Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet [M/601/2545]
Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Die
Assignment Brief
Young Children's Development [R/502/6959]
Young Children’s Development
Assignment Brief
Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting [L/502/6961]
Accident Prevention and Fire Safety when Babysitting
Assignment Brief
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(B) Assignment Submission II – NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People
☑ Re-Submit Your Assignment

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    Quinn Thomson

    February 03, 2021
    Extremely helpful

    It’s been a great experience and it actually has made me think about my professional career This course was really helpful for me and makes me think about so many new aspects of myself and the career that I want.

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    Jaime Jordan

    February 01, 2021
    Practical knowledge

    This course helped me understand how my role within childcare and I will definitely make use of knowledge gain from this course in my practical life when it comes to planning opportunities for a child’s learning development.

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    Ashley Byrne

    January 28, 2021

    This course has been very informative. Material is very clearly put forward and easy to understand.

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    Emerson Thomson

    December 07, 2020
    Useful insights

    This course was very practical and provided lots of useful insights and materials. It offers very good and detailed explanations.

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    Riley Gardner

    November 30, 2020
    Great tools

    A really nice course about how to improve yourself at work in a childcare job role. I learned a number of techniques and tools in career self-management.

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