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Level 2 Childcare and Education

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What will you be working towards?

Code E0006
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2


This course is for students who want to work with children from birth through to early primary age. It provides you with the high standard of training you need to begin working under supervision, with young children in a variety of early years settings such as nurseries, playgroups and schools. You will learn about children's holistic development and many practical skills that are needed to support their care and education. Practical placements are key.


An introduction to the role; Supporting children's development; Physical care routines for children; Safeguarding, Protection and welfare of children; Equality, diversity and inclusive practice; Understand how to plan to meals

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade D/3 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Your next steps...

Successful completion of the course would enable the learner to apply for the level 3 Childcare qualification and another level 3 qualifications relating to the area (subject to Maths and English grades) or gain employment in a supervised role. Possible job roles include Nursery Assistant, Pre-school Assistant or Classroom Assistant in the private, statutory or voluntary sector.


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