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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Ref:
600/0336/4
Sector:
Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People
Features:
Nested Qualification

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
14
GLH
117
TQT
160
Credit Value
16

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification provides an opportunity to study a range of topics from three main areas: child care and education, babysitting and parenting responsibilities.

It contains all the units included in the Level 2 Award in Babysitting and the Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting. Additionally there are units covering learning, development and play.

What is a nested qualification?

This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure. This can be done by self-service through the Portal. Qualification nests and top-up pricing can be found in our fees list.

Who is it suitable for?

Young people in schools or colleges.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

The Certificate requires 16 credits.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks, course work or methods such as oral questioning.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

No, as this is a knowledge-only qualification.

How long does it take to complete?

You can usually complete it in a year or less.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or the Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our Funding page.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

It does not qualify you to work but does support you in preparing for your 'next steps' either in training or moving towards work.


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