Level 2 Certificate Early Years Education and Care
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirement
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is suitable for a range of learners from the age of 16 onwards who have little or no experience in childcare
How long does it take to complete?
This qualification will take one year to complete
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
250 placement hours are recommended for this qualification
What related qualifications can you progress to?
This qualification allows progression on to the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other Level 3 qualifications relating to child care
Which type of job roles can this lead to?
Upon achievement of this qualification, learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, such as:
- Nursery assistant
- Classroom assistant
- Pre-school assistant
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task. Some learning outcomes within this qualification will require assessment in a real work environment.