This online course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.
This qualification will give you a basic understanding of childcare, education, babysitting and parenting responsibilities. It will also help you to make an informed choice about working with children and young people and prepare for further learning within the early years sector.
The units you will study are:
1. Young childrens development
2. Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
3. Respecting and valuing children
4. Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
5. Importance of play for early learning
6. The value of play to young children
7. Sharing learning experiences with children
Once it has been confirmed that you have fully completed the course, there are several next steps that you can take. You can go on to study another level two distance learning course. Or you could move on to one of our Level 3 Distance Learning courses. Alternatively, you could enrol on to our Access to Higher Education course (subject to interview) or the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification (subject to entry requirements).
By completing any of the above courses, you will gain the skills and knowledge that employers find desirable. It is also a great opportunity for continuous professional development.
Learners will be provided with a resource pack with assessment booklets to complete.
This qualification does not confer competence or a licence to practice within the early years sector.