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Introducing Care for Children and Young People

Course Code: CICCPY

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Flexible
Duration: Distance learning (you will have 12 weeks to complete the course from the date of enrolment)
When you'll study: The course is delivered online so you can study at a time that suits you

About the course

We all know how important it is for children and young people to be safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, some children are at risk of abuse and exploitation. If you’re involved in caring for children and you want to help those affected by these issues, our level 2 certificate in caring for children and young people can help you gain the skills you need. You will learn about protecting children in a babysitting environment, including how to prevent accidents and fire safety skills. The course also covers key skills about parenting, including parents’ rights and responsibilities and information about healthy lifestyles.

What you'll learn

The course covers the following units …

  • Unit 1 – Caring for Young Children in a Babysitting Environment.
  • Unit 2 – Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting.
  • Unit 3 – Rights and Responsibilities in Relation to Parenting.
  • Unit 4 – Parenting and Healthy Lifestyles.
Entry requirements

You will be required to have successfully achieved a level one qualification, or above, in English.

Assessments/Exams

You will be assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

What's next?

Successful completion of this course will provide a gateway into the industry. It is also aimed at existing care sector employees who wish to upskill.

The College offers a range of short care courses delivered via distance learning, some of which you may be interesting in progressing to.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.