NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner is a one year programme which provides knowledge and understanding of babies and young children 0 - 7 years. The qualification provides a route to employment as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or progression to a Level 3 Diploma holding Early Years Educator status.
Roles and responsibilities of the EYP
Health and safety of babies and young children in the early years
Equality, diversity and inclusive practice in Early Years Settings
Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in Early Years Settings
Understand how to support children's development
Support care routines for babies and young children
Support the planning and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes
Promote play in an Early Years Setting
Support well being of babies and young children for healthy lifestyles
Support babies and young children to be physically active
Support the needs of babies and young children with Special Educational Needs and Disability
Promote positive behaviour in Early Years Settings
Partnership working in the early years
Support the needs of the child in preparing for school
This course is college based with assessed work based practice. You will be in college for a minimum of 3 days per week and assessed work practice for 1 day per week.
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
To pass this qualification you will need to pass all units. All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods, and graded Achieved/Not Yet Achieved.
You will undertake a minimum of 250 hours in work placements, as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations.
You will gain experience in working with children of 0 - 7 years in Nursery or Primary School settings.
Places are offered by interview depending on your predicted grades and a good reference from your current tutor.
NCFE Cache Technical Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings
A minimum of 2 Grade 4 GCSE's including English and maths.
You must be aged between 16 and 19 to enrol on this course.
You will have a positive college reference with good levels of attendance and punctuality.
All students working with children will need to have a Disclosure and Barring Security Check.
You will need to provide additional funds for a text book and uniform for college and work placement.
Educational trips are offered to enhance your learning on the course.
If you chose to have a break before continuing your studies you may work as: Children's Centre Worker, Nursery Nurse, Private Nanny, Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant or as a Children's Health Care Assistant.
This qualification provides progression to a range of relevant degree programmes including teacher training.
N/A For 16 To 18 Year Olds
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