Looking to start a career in child care? This is the perfect course for anyone wishing to work in childcare with children from birth to 5 years of age. The course covers all of the knowledge needed to work in childcare as a nursery nurse, childminder or preschool assistant. Working with children is a very rewarding career and with a childcare course at level 2 you will be much better equipped to provide the best possible care for the children in your care.
This course is for new and experienced childcare practitioners to gain the necessary expertise to launch a career in Early Years. Studying a Cache Level 2 qualification, makes learners more employable and most students go on to work in a Nursery Nurse role. With units including safeguarding and child development, the course gives an expansive knowledge of childcare. The course helps to prepare learners with the knowledge to work in the childcare sector.
Studying for a CACHE Level 3 qualification is a mark of your competency in childcare and early years. This course is perfect as a start to a rewarding career working in childcare and teaches the basics of caring for children in different types of settings in the UK. CACHE Level 2 qualifications are the perfect start to any career working with children. CACHE courses are the leading awarding body in the care and education sectors and one of their qualifications is the perfect start to your career in early years.
Units on this Childcare Level 2 course include
Unit 1 – Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
Unit 2 – Importance of play for early learning
Unit 3 – Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Unit 4 – Young Children’s Development
Unit 5 – Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
This course is assessed through tutor marked assignments which must be sent to your tutor for marking. You will then be provided with feedback and a mark on your work from your tutor within 5 days. After each assignment has been sent off and marked as complete you will have passed the qualification and will receive your certification This qualification comes with CACHE Level 2 certification. CACHE have been developing courses in the childcare, education and healthcare sectors since 1945 and are one of the most reputable awarding bodies for qualifications in the UK and overseas.
Practitioners working in these areas are much more employable having gained CACHE certification and many employers specifically ask for their qualifications when taking on members of staff.
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