CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)

This qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s settings including early years and social care.

£ 1030
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This qualification is crucial for all those undertaking the Level 2 Children and Young People’s Apprenticeship.

Who is it suitable for?

Anybody who is looking to work in, or has just begun working in, the children and young people’s workforce.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be at least 16 years old.

How many credits are required to complete it?

The Certificate requires 35 credits.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a variety of methods. This may include direct observation in the workplace, an evidence portfolio, submitted written assignments or evaluated tasks.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

Yes, you will need to be in work, volunteering or on a practical placement, as you need to show practical competence in your knowledge and skills.

This qualification offers a direct route to the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, as they have some of the same units.

Funding for our qualifications

Contact us here to find out about funding

Call us or email to book

You can book places on our courses by calling our central office on 0800 783 1103 or email [email protected] - or click on the green button to get a call back.

How it works

We are flexible with training numbers so please call us with your requirements. We can then work something out for you.

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Duration 1 year

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