NCFE CACHE Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People is eligible for Funding. This qualification will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting. It will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people. All the units are optional, giving greater flexibility to learners and Tutors when deciding on a programme of study and maximising learner achievement.

Qualification Reference: 600/0336/4 

NCFE CACHE Introducing Caring for Children and Young People Aim

The Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People provides the learner with the opportunity to study a range of topics from three main areas: child care and education, babysitting and parenting responsibilities. Learners will be supported by Tutors to make choices relevant to their areas of interest and ensure that any skills-based learning outcomes can be achieved. The Certificate is nested within the Diploma, and the Awards in Babysitting and Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting are nested within the Certificate.  

Optional Units

You may choose any unit from the list below to make up the required credit for your chosen qualification. All units are optional; there are no mandatory units, but we would like to recommend unit 1 for all learners. 

Learners must achieve a minimum of 16 credits for the Certificate. 9 credits must be achieved at Level 2 and a further 7 credits must be achieved at either Level 1 or 2.

  1. Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  2. Introductory awareness of sensory loss
  3. Importance of play for early learning
  4. Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  5. The value of play to young children
  6. Young children’s development
  7. Craft activities with young children
  8. Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
  9. Caring for young children in a babysitting environment
  10. Rights and responsibilities in relation to parenting
  11. Parenting and healthy lifestyles
  12. Parenting a young baby
  13. Respecting and valuing children
  14. Children’s play and leisure activities in the community
  15. Sharing learning experiences with children

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People, learners are required to successfully must achieve a minimum of 16 credits for the Certificate.

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified health and social care assessor.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People.

Progression Opportunities

On completion of the Certificate learners can progress to the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification. There is the opportunity to achieve two Award-sized qualifications (Level 2 Award in Babysitting and Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting) on the way to completing the Certificate and to progress to a Diploma if more learning is required. This offers the opportunity to be certificated for four qualifications in total.

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.