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Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Level 2

Key Facts

Level:Level 2

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration:1 Year

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:SPL0235AA1

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The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress whilst providing you with the opportunity to develop. This programme covers both an Award in Babysitting and Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People, where will undertake a minimum of 250 hours in placement which is a great opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of how your studies relate to experiences within the workplace. Successful completion of this programme could allow you to progress onto a relevant Level 3 Early Years Educator programme or apprenticeship, preparing you for employment within the sector. During the course of the programme, you will study the following: Keeping Children Safe in a Babysitting Environment; Craft Activities with Young Children; Children and Young People Development and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People.

You will need 4 GCSEs to include Mathematicsat Grade D/L3 and GCSE English Language at GRade C/L4. If you are progressing from Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People Childcare or Health and Social Care, you are required to have achieved a successful placement as well as GCSE Maths grade D/L3 and GCSE English Grade C/L4. You are also required to have two good references (one must be from an employer or a recent school/college report) and be successful at interview, showing appropriate communication skills for working with children. It is essential for all candidates to have an enhanced DBS check before they can go into any Health and Social Care setting. Candidates must be aware that if they have received a caution, reprimand or conviction it may prohibit them from enrolling on a Health and Social Care programme and gaining employment in a care or childcare setting.

Assessment



Assessment is a combination of written assignments, reflective journals, group work and practical assessments of skills and a successful placement.                                 



Progression



Successful achievement of this qualification will enable progression to Level 3.


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