Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (RQF)


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Engaging Online LearningExpert 1-to-1 supportLevel 2 qualification

Online Childcare Course is fully accredited “Certificate introducing Caring for Children & Young People” level 2 course is suitable for all students looking for an introduction to the childcare sector.

The course is aimed at students looking to enter this field at level 2 rather than commencing at level 1.

No experience of working with children is required to enrol onto this Childcare course. 

This online childcare course provides the perfect stepping stone for those looking to advance onto the Children & Young People’s Level 2 Certificate once placement can be secured. 

Fully recognised RQF qualification. 

Qualification: Childcare Level 2 
Support: 4 Months support included 
Start Date: Anytime – We enrol 365 days a year 
RQF Specification
Accredited: TQUK
Experience: Not Required
Placement: Not Required

Cost: £401

Funding Available: No

Payment Plan: Yes

Course Details

Course Syllabus 

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 5 units of study in total as listed below.
tutor-marked assignment to complete

Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

Understand the stages of development of young children from birth to 3 years
Understand how positive environments support the development of young children
Understand how to support young children’s development by providing for their basic needs

Respecting and valuing children

Understand the value of play to young children’s development
Know different play activities suitable for young children from birth to five years 11 months
Understand the role of the adult in providing play for young children

Importance of play for early learning

Understand the importance of creativity and imagination for the development of a child
Understand the role and importance of games with rules in the development of a child
Know how to organise a cooking activity for children
Understand the role of creating activities in enhancing children’s learning and development.

Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Understand food labelling
Understand food additives
Be able to apply principles of healthy eating 

Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting

Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
Know what do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied. 

Entry Requirements

No previous qualifications are required

Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

Be aged 16 Years or above
Possess a solid knowledge of the english language
Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
Have a genuine desire to succeed

Course Duration

This course comes with 6 months support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 160 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 180 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 4 months.

Qualification Awarded

Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring For Children & Young People (RQF)

Qualification ref:  603/3008/9
Credit value: 13

Training Qualifications UK

This course provides successful students with a fully recognised qualification from TQUK, listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). TQUK is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who are: the office of the qualifications and examinations regulator (OFQUAL) in England, the Welsh Government and the council for curriculum, examinations and assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

Please note: This qualification is not recognised in Scotland.

Study Method

Learners are able to access their course lessons via our EQUAL online learning platform.  Complete your assignments and access all correspondence in one convenient place.

As long as you have an internet connection you can access your course 24/7.

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating to your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.


Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor-marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

To enrol on this course, please go to our pre-enrolment page and complete the form.  After a chat with one of our advisors, they will then send you out enrolments details.  Alternately if you are ready to start now.

Please complete the enrolment form before making payment.

Payment can also be made by visiting our online shop.



Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (RQF)



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