TQUK Childcare Level 2 Cert – Intro to Caring for Children & Young People (RQF)

    Description

    Childcare Level 2 Course, this fully accredited “Certificate introducing Caring for Children & Young People” level 2 course is suitable for all students looking for an introduction to the childcare sector at entry level.  The course is aimed at students looking to enter this field at level 2 rather than commencing at level 1. No experience of working with children is required to enrol onto this Childcare course. 

    Learners are able to access their course and support for a 6 month period via our online learning platform Equal. During this time you can log in and out to suit your personal circumstances. So, if you are looking to complete the course in a shorter time, then with the right attitude and commitment, this is more than possible. We enrol 365 days a year too, so you also have the option to enrol and register online at anytime. No set term times, no lectures to attend, no exams to take! Be qualified in a matter of weeks!

    This online childcare course provides the perfect stepping stone for those looking to advance onto the LV2 Diploma Early Years Practitioner course once placement can be secured. 

    Fully recognised RQF qualification. 


    Qualification: Introduction to Caring for Children & Young People Level 2 Cert RQF
    Support: 6 Months support included 
    Start Date: Anytime – We enrol 365 days a year 
    RQF Specification
    Accredited: TQUK
    Experience: Not Required
    Placement: Not Required

    Note: To meet Ofsted requirements for employment, learners are required to complete the Level 2 Diploma Early Years Practitioner course. 

    Course Syllabus

    Learners will complete 5 units of study in total as listed below.
    5 tutor marked assignment to complete

    Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

    Understand the stages of development of young children from birth to 3 years
    Understand how positive environments support the development of young children
    Understand how to support young children’s development by providing for their basic needs

    Respecting and valuing children

    Understand the value of play to young children’s development
    Know different play activities suitable for young children from birth to five years 11 months
    Understand the role of the adult in providing play for young children

    Importance of play for early learning

    Understand the importance of creativity and imagination for the development of a child
    Understand the role and importance of games with rules in the development of a child
    Know how to organise a cooking activity for children
    Understand the role of create activities in enhancing children’s learning and development.

    Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

    Understand food labelling
    Understand food additives
    Be able to apply principles of healthy eating 

    Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting

    Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
    Know what do do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
    Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a chid or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied. 

    Entry Requirements

    No previous qualifications are required

    Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

    Be aged 16 Years or above
    Possess a solid knowledge of the english language
    Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
    Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
    Have a genuine desire to succeed

    Course Duration

    Online course access and tutor support are provided for 6 months,  all included in the fee. Complete to suit within this time frame.

    Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 160 Hours
    Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 180 Hours

    On average, learners will complete this course within 4 months.

    Qualification Awarded

    Level 2 Certificate introducing Caring For Children & Young People (RQF)

    Qualification ref:  600/0336/4
    Credit value: 16

    Training Qualifications UK

    This course provides successful students with a fully recognised qualification from TQUK, listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). TQUK is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England and Northern Ireland, who are: the office of the qualifications and examinations regulator (OFQUAL) in England and the council for curriculum, examinations and assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

    Please note: This qualification is not recognised in Scotland or Wales. 

    Study Method

    Learners are able to access their course lessons via our EQUAL online learning platform.  Complete your assignments and access all correspondence in one convenient place.

    As long as you have an internet connection you can access your course 24/7.

    Open College

    Tutors & Support

    All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating to your course.

    Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away. 

    Assessment

    Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

    There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

    Why UK Open College?

    ✅ Enrol online today – No set term times
    ✅ Accredited College – We are fully approved
    ✅ Spread the cost – interest free finance (Guaranteed acceptance*)
    ✅ NUS/Totum Student Card Approved*
    ✅ Trading since 2006 – We will not let you down
    ✅ Flexible learning – Study at a time that suits you
    ✅ Qualified Tutors – Fast assignment turnaround

    *NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £14.99 fee per year applies. 

    Payments plans - Guaranteed acceptance for UK students only!

    Select whether to pay in full upon enrolment or opt to pay a deposit and spread the cost with our Interest free payment plan.  *Guaranteed acceptance for those who meet the following conditions: 

    Example: Based on a Max finance agreement of £600

    Aged 21 and above (Maximum age 75)
    Employed or self employed with a minimum income of £7,200 PA (£600.00 PCM take home pay) 
    Permanent resident in the UK for a min of 3 years
    Be able to provide 3 years of address history from the UK
    Have a UK bank account that accepts direct debits
    Hold a valid UK credit or debit card
    You are not bankrupt or in an IVA. 

    Under 21 – We will require a willing parent, guardian or family member to take out the finance for your studies on your behalf. 

    Please note: We do not carry out credit checks if you meet the above criteria. You may be asked for evidence of income. 

    Alternative payment plans may be available for those that do not meet these conditons. Please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to assist on 0121 792 3872. 

    Applicants choosing the monthly option will be required to complete and sign a financial agreement for the remaining payments.  All payments to be set up via direct debit.  We are only able to set up monthly payments for students resident in the UK. 

    Please note: Once a payment plan is set up, you are liable to pay the course fees in full whether you complete the course or not.  Please ensure the monthly repayments are affordable before agreeing to any payment plan offered. 

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    Once log in has been issued or your study pack received at the requested delivery address, you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If you are not happy for any reason at all, simply email our accounts department with your request to cancel on [email protected]. We will offer a full refund. No questions asked !

    Please note: Any request to cancel outside the 14 days cancellation period will be declined. We will not refund you under any circumstances outside of the legal 14 day cooling off period. If you have agreed student finance and opted to pay monthly, you are legally obliged to pay the balance of your fees once the 14 day period expires. 

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