Do you see yourself working with children as a career, and want to lay the foundations for progression to a related Level 3 course, or gaining the qualifications to progress to industry? Then this exciting, interactive course is for you! This course will see you exploring a range of areas to build the knowledge needed to work with children, including:


- Understanding children’s development

- Keeping children safe

- Communication with children and adults

- Preparing and maintaining environments for childcare

- Professional development, roles and responsibilities in childcare

- Supporting children’s play and learning


Standard requirements for Level 2 Diploma. 

A combination of hands on learning in our dedicated Childcare Hub and during work placement will see you putting your knowledge into practice and seeing the impact that working in this exciting and dynamic sector has. During this one year course you will build your knowledge and skills through completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations.


Under the direction of our dedicated and knowledgeable team you will explore the theory and skills behind high quality early education and put this into practice during your placement in an early years setting for two days per week.

This course opens up opportunities for progression to Level 3 qualifications across a range of fields, including the Early Years and the Health and Social Care sectors. It also contains a significant amount of knowledge for roles within the Health and Social Care sector.

Good to Know

You will spend two days per week on placement, giving you the chance to grow your knowledge and employability skills.