It is a one year course which could lead on to a Level 3 course after completion

Students attend the college for three days each week to receive knowledge information

Students are in placements for two days each week

This course is for pupils who do not get 5 A* - C grades at GCSE – Level 3 is available for suitable students after successful completion of this course

In order to attain this qualification, students are assessed on their practical skills when working with babies and children – no theory exam – but students will also have to complete written assignments or tasks which are set by the exam board

Thirteen mandatory units of work need to be completed to gain the Level 2 qualification, along with an optional unit weighting of 4 credits (typically one or two optional units)


Mandatory units – all to be completed

Unit             Title

001              Introduction to Communication in Children’s and Young People’s Settings

002             Introduction to Personal Development in Children’s and Young People’s Settings

003             Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Children’s and Young People’s Settings

004             Children and Young Person Development

006             Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development

007              Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People

009             Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety

010              Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour

011              Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People

012              Understand Partnership working in Services for Children and Young People

014              Maintain and Support Relationships with Children and Young People

015              Paediatric Emergency First Aid

016              Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury


Optional units

Choose one or two from the following…

Support Play and Leisure; Support Meal or Snack Times; Creative Development; Support Communication, Language or Literacy; etc



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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
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