Children's & Young People's Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course

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Programme Description

Children's & Young People's Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Distance Learning Centre

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the child care sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in child care and it provides a starting point to the formal qualifications required for working in this sector.

It provides an ideal route into a career in child care and results in a fully recognised qualification which enables students to work competently in a supervised capacity within a child care setting.

On successful completion students will receive the Children and Young People’s Workforce level 2 Certificate Qualification with 35 credits issued.

Please Note: Because this is a competence based qualification, students will need to have a placement in a child care setting in which to gather evidence of skills and learning, and you will need to nominate a workplace supervisor qualified to level 4 or above in child care, who will oversee your practical evidence gathering. a work placement of at least 50 hours is recommended to complete this option.

Each of the units requires students to provide relevant coursework to make up there complete portfolio. The portfolio will consist of a mixture of knowledge based tasks requiring text based / essay style answers, and evidence of practical skills which include witness statements, observations and discussion records based on your workplace experience. The practical aspects will need to be overseen by a nominated workplace supervisor from a placement setting.

On successful completion of this course students will receive a Children & Young People’s Workforce - Level 2 Certificate Qualification by NCFE.

This qualification has been accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF Qual. No: 601/3510/4) and has 35 Credits.

The course covers the following mandatory units:

  • Unit 1: H/601/3305 - Child and young person development (2 Credits)
  • Unit 2: Y/601/3236 - Contribute to the support of child and young person development (3 Credits)
  • Unit 3: K/601/3323 - Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people (3 Credits)
  • Unit 4: J/601/3491 - Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety (3 Credits)
  • Unit 5: H/601/3496 - Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People (3 Credits)
  • Unit 6: M/601/3498 - Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young People (2 Credits)
  • Unit 7: T/601/7407 - Support children and young people’s positive behaviour (2 Credits)
  • Unit 8: F/601/5465 - Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings - (3 Credits)
  • Unit 9: L/601/5471 - Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (3 Credits)
  • Unit 10: R/601/5471 - Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (2 Credits)
  • Unit 11: D/601/7403 - Maintain and support relationships with children and young people (3 Credits)

The full qualification has available unit options and the Certificate for the Children & Young People’s Workforce Course covers the following units:

  • Unit 12: L/601/1693 - Understand Child & Young Person’s Development (4 Credits)
  • Unit 13: D/601/1696 - Support Children & Young People’s Health & Safety - (2 Credits)

Prerequisites

There are no particular entry requirements to start studying although students do require a suitable work placement in order to complete their coursework.

Course Duration & Support

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.

Assessment

Each of the units requires students to provide relevant coursework to make up there complete portfolio. The portfolio will consist of a mixture of knowledge based tasks requiring text based / essay style answers, and evidence of practical skills which include witness statements, observations and discussion records based on your workplace experience. The practical aspects will need to be overseen by a nominated workplace supervisor from a placement setting.

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Last updated March 21, 2017
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