Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Early Years Education

Throughout the course, you will develop a range of skills and knowledge preparing you for progression into employment within the Early Years sector or onto level 3. Course units include;

Supporting physical care routines for children

Understand how to work in partnership

Understand legislation in relation to safeguarding, protection, health and safety and welfare of children

Equality and diversity

Supporting play and development

Supporting creative play
An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

Assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

The course also includes guest speakers and educational visits.

Assessments are in a variety of ways including discussion, displays, case studies, presentations, written work and practical assessments whilst at placement

Weekly work placement experience in a range of settings

An enhanced DBS is essential
Learners must have;

4 GCSE’s at D grade preferably English and Maths or working towards

Internal progression from Level 1 (with the required English and Maths grades)

You will be required to attend an interview and must be able to show your enthusiasm for working with children
On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:

Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)

Employment within the Early Years sector


Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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