CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE’S WORKFORCE

Childcare

Intermediate Level 2

The course covers the understanding and application of the following:

  • Preparing and carrying out activities for children in your care
  • Supporting children’s development
  • Observing children, writing daily reports for parents/carers and contributing to planning
  • Liaising with parents/carers and other members of staff
  • Supporting the health and safety of children in your care and safeguarding their welfare

You will be required to understand and follow policies and procedures of the setting at all times. You may be required to work different shift patterns.

Course Content:

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT – these can be obtained if needed during the course

Length of Programme:

  • 12-15 months

Advanced Level 3 – Early Years Educator

The course covers the understanding and application of the following;

  • The requirements of a supervisory position i.e. room leader
  • Planning activities for children in your care and be familiar with the EYFS
  • How to carry out observations on your ‘key children’
  • How to carry out risk assessments and have a good understanding of Health
  • & Safety, Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Communicating with parents/carers and keeping them informed of their child’s progress

You will be required to work as part of a team therefore good communication skills are paramount.

Course Content:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT Level 2 – these can be obtained if needed during the course

Length of Programme:

  • 12-24 months