Level 2 Certificate Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Online based course with study materials and tutor support


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Study method
Online, self-paced
12 months
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Access until course completion
Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
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This qualification equips learners with the experience and skills needed to develop a career in childcare in an array of settings. Areas covered in the modules include Understanding child and young person development; supporting children and young people achieve their full academic potential as well as promoting their well-being.


Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
Awarded by Innovate Awarding
Regulated by Ofqual

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This course comprises of compulsory and optional units. Students are expected to obtain at least 35 credits in order to qualify for this certificate.

he criteria are as follows:

  1. All eleven units from the Compulsory Group totalling 29 credits
  2. A minimum of 6 credits from Optional Group

Course Content:

  1. Introduction to Communication
  2. Introduction to Personal Development
  3. Introduction to Equality and Inclusion
  4. Child and Young Person Development
  5. Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development
  6. Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
  7. Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety
  8. Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour
  9. Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People

Who is this course for?

Learners must either be employed or volunteering in an appropriate role and have the full support of their employer in order to enrol.


For this qualification there are currently no formal entry requirements, however, students will be required to take initial assessments prior to their place on the course is confirmed.

For this course, there are a variety of ways in which students will be assessed which are listed below. Each assessment format assesses your skills and progression throughout the course.

Modes of assessment include:

  1. Observation
  2. Questioning
  3. Professional discussions
  4. Witness testimonials
  5. Candidate work products
  6. Statements

Career path

When you have achieved your Intermediate qualification and you will be able to progress onto an Advanced (Level 3).

  • Career paths include:
  • Nursery Assistant
  • Crèche Worker
  • Playgroup Assistant
  • Child Minder
  • Nanny

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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