Children's Care Learning & Development Diploma Level 2





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About the course

In this one year full-time course, you will be able to work in a childcare setting as an assistant or to help you to progress onto the level 3 Early Years Education course.

Entry Requirements

You will need:

  • A willingness to travel to work placements in Bristol
  • Evidence of work experience with children
  • Four GCSEs including English or Maths at grade A-D
What will I do on this course?

You will study a variety of topics, including the following:

  • Professional development, roles and responsibilities in Childcare
  • Supporting children's play and learning
  • Understanding children's development
  • Learn the knowledge, understanding and skills for employment in childcare setting
  • Preparing and maintaining environments for childcare
  • Communication with children and adults
  • Keeping children safe
Who is it for?

If you are 16-18 years old and are passionate about working with children, this course if for you! It will allow you to work in a supervised role with children in a variety of childcare settings such as nurseries, children's centres and baby units. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and Maths in order to obtain an A-C grade, so that you can progress onto the Early Years' Educator Level 3 course.

You will need to be:

  • Able to work in childcare placements
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
How to apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Research
  • Assignments
  • Practical
What could I do next?

The course provides progression to a practitioner status and is equivalent to four GCSEs at A-C level.

You may also have the opportunity to progress to the Children's Care, Learning and Development Subsidiary Certificate and Diploma (upon successful achievement of GCSE English or Maths at grade C or above).

Additional cost

You will need to purchase:

  •  A college placement t-shirt
  •  Course text book




How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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