Certificate in Caring for Children and Young People (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


This course will provide learners with the strategies that can be used to care for and protect children, correct procedures to follow when caring for children and young people and why it is essential to have an understanding of how to care for children properly. This qualification will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting. It will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Young Children’s Development. The Value of Play for Young Children. Importance of Play for Early Learning. Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People. Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet.

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

Additional Information

You will need a willingness to learn and eagerness to care for children and young people either at home or through employment. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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