Introducing Caring for Children and Young People TQUK Level 2 Certificate


If you’re looking for a qualification that will give you an introduction to childcare, our Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People is the ideal course for you. The course covers a range of topics including child development, play, nutrition and safeguarding. You’ll develop practical skills and knowledge that will be essential in any childcare setting.

This qualification is available via distance learning, so you can study flexibly around your other commitments.

Learners must be 19+, EU residents for 3+ years, earn below £23,400 and have not previously completed this course.

Who is this course for?

This is the ideal starting point if you’re considering a career in childcare, or if you simply want to gain a better understanding of how to care for children and young people.

Units / Modules

  • Young children’s development
  • The value of play to young children
  • Importance of play for early learning
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Assessment Types

You will be assessed throughout your study by a series of assessment questions which are built into the course. Your answers are automatically saved and are available for you to revise and edit at any point before submission. You submit your assessment answers to your Tutor for marking, who will give you feedback on each question.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualification requirements, however, a good standard of English and digital literacy is essential.

Career Progression

This course may support learners into employment or on to higher level apprenticeships or study.

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