Childcare – Level 2 CACHE

Discover Your Career in Childcare

Qualification: Level 2 CACHE Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs (D-G / 3-1) Or Relevant L1 / L2 Qualification
Duration: 1 Year
Ages: 16-19
Where: Discovery College Plymouth
Course Fee: Free

If you’re seeking a career in an Early Years Education and Care setting then this course is the perfect way to equip yourself with the skills and knowledge relevant to the sector. You’ll take part in engaging and fun assignments based on childcare related situations to help you develop skills in areas such as leadership, team building and safeguarding, alongside knowledge of issues relevant to the sector.

What will I study?

Here’s a small sample of just some of the things you’ll study and do on this course:

►  Safeguarding and welfare of children
►  Maintaining and supporting relationships
►  Supporting child development
►  Paediatric emergency first aid
►  Health & Safety and Food hygiene
►  Equality & Diversity
►  Understanding partnership working
►  Education in an outdoor environment (Forest School)

Career Pathway

The qualification will prepare you for further study on a Level 3 course, of which you can progress to at Discovery College. Additionally, this qualification can help you find entry-level employment within the childcare sector.

Careers you can aspire to with this course:

Nursery worker
Forest School Leader
Childcare assessor
Children’s centre playworker
Paediatric nurse

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Click below to complete an online application form. If you have any questions, call us on 01752 761011.


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