Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

A Children and Young People’s Workforce intermediate apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It is relevant to a wide range of job roles in early years and social care settings and is suitable for learners who wish to enter employment or are working in a supervised role in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

  • The employee must meet a minimum level of English and Maths skills in order to undertake this course.

 

To be eligible – employees must:

  • Be aged 16 years or older
  • Have been resident in the UK/EU for at least three years prior to commencing your apprenticeship
  • Be employed in England and have a Contract of Employment
  • Work for at least 30 hours per week
  • Not currently enrolled onto any other apprenticeship, or another DfE funded FE/HE programme
  • Meet a minimum level of English and Maths skills in order to undertake this course

 

Training is arranged to suit your business needs:

The minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Children and Young People’s Workforce is 510 hours.

Training takes on average 12 months to complete, however this can be shorter dependent upon whether you have any recognition of prior learning (RPL) or unit/credit exemptions.  We will discuss this with you at enrolment.

 


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Course structure

The course is made up of the following components:

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT (Level 1)
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 2) must be attempted

 

Mandatory Units

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety
  • Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People
  • Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Contribute to the support of child and young person development
  • Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young People
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour

 

Optional Units

  • Additional units to meet a minimum of 6 credits of which 3 credits (minimum) must be from the knowledge only units within the optional unit bank.

 

Functional Skills (Level 1)

Everyday English and Maths and ICT to bring skills up to date. This consists of teaching, four tests and three practical assignments.

 

Functional Skills (Level 2)

Must be attempted before completion of the apprenticeship although this does not have to be achieved to complete the apprenticeship.

 

Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

 


If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on: Tel: 0191 477 0840 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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