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Level 2 Diploma in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development

This qualification is designed for post-16 learners who want to enter employment in a childcare setting.

What Will I Learn?

The main focus is to develop your knowledge and experience in a childcare setting whilst learning the theory in college. Developing holistically to improve and consolidate your skills in a practical environment.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths or English. Alternative equivalent qualifications can be discussed at interview

We are looking for Learners with a passion to work with babies and children under 9. You will be invited to participate in pre-course guidance activities and will be required to attend a suitable work placement every week.


Assessment will take place in your work placement on your practical skills and you will complete 3 externally set case studies, a multi choice question paper and an exam at college.

Career Progression

Progression to level 3 Childcare course or employment within the childcare sector.

Further Notes

Learners attending Care and Childcare courses need to purchase a £ 11.00 polo shirt to wear at placement and to pay for a DBS check.

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Course Details
Level:Level 2
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:05/09/2022
Course Code:01F202NA
FT Registration Fee: £30

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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