Qualification: Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce

Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce training course is a work based qualification which enable learners to demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge to work with children and young people, customers or clients.

The course takes on average 6 months to complete, however this can be shorter depending on the candidate’s ability and availability.

The Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2 course covers:

  • Contribute to the support of children and young person development.
  • Managing paediatric illness and injury.
  • Contribute to children and young people’s health and safety.
  • Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for children and young people.
  • Understand partnership working in services for children and young people.
  • Paediatric emergency first aid.
  • Introduction to communication 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.
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s setting.
  • Child and young person development.
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people.
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour.
  • Understand child and young person development.

The following are assessed by completing the award Edexcel Level 2 in Employment Responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings:

  • ICT - Computer skills.
  • Functional Skills - Everyday English and Maths to bring skills up to date.
  • Employment Responsibilities and Rights.