Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People - Level 2
Course Code: SC1FE112
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This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma Introducing Caring For Children And Young People) is ideal for those wishing to embark on a career in childcare whether this is to be in nursery and early years or with older children.
It is a flexible qualification that is suitable for those both volunteering or not volunteering in a childcare placement.
The course is delivered remotely and runs over 18 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week.
You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions. The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification.
No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date.
You do not need to have a placement to start the course but should you have a placement or be employed within childcare then you may be able to be observed by an assessor and complete some competence based units as part of the overall qualification.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Your course will begin with you attending college for an induction session to meet the curriculum team.
The course will then be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 18 weeks (term time only). Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks.
You will also attend College for 2 or 3 small group seminars within your scheduled delivery time over the duration of your course. All dates for college attendance will be provided at the start of your course.
It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.