Level 2 Technical Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings

Start Date: 07 September 2020
Total course cost: £715.00
Funding information: Free for Eligible 16-18 year olds. Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

This qualification prepares you to work in a supervised capacity with children and their families in a variety of settings and environments within the sector of children’s services. This course is delivered both in the classroom and during a placement in an early years setting.

Course Content

The course covers child development, personal development, nutrition, communication, safeguarding, health and safety and first aid.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above with one being in English or maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Assessment Methods

  • written assignments

  • practical assignments

  • observations


Successful students can progress onto the Level 3 programme of study, or gain employment working with children and young people.