Introducing Caring for Children & Young People - CACHE Level 2 Certificate (RQF) Course


£ 595 VAT inc.
  • Typology

    NVQ Level 2

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    12 Months

  • Start

    Different dates available

  • Online campus


  • Delivery of study materials


  • Support service


  • Virtual classes



The Introducing Caring for Children & Young People - CACHE Level 2 Certificate (RQF) Course leads to an introductory childcare qualification suitable for students without any or with little previous knowledge or experience in this sector, but who feel that they can study at above the level 1 foundation standard.




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To take into account

This level 2 certificate qualification could be suitable as a piece of initial training for someone wanting to work in or for someone already working within a supervised capacity. This course is designed to cover the areas we feel are most important for someone seeking a comprehensive introduction to the childcare sector. The focus is mainly on children’s' welfare and health and safety.

There is no previous learning knowledge or experience required to take this course.

On successful completion of this course students will be awarded an Introducing Caring for Children and Young People qualification issued by CACHE. This qualification has been accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF Qualification No: 600/0336/4). This is a Level 2 Certificate Qualification and has 16 Credits.

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Nutrition
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire
  • Access
  • Email
  • Industry
  • Accredited
  • Babysitting
  • Early Learning
  • Play
  • Children
  • Welfare of Children

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Course programme

This Home Study Course Includes the Following 5 Units:-

Unit 1 - Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people (3 Credits)

The following topics are covered: Multi-agency working; The community; Safeguarding Children's Board; A Child in Need; Policies and procedures; e-Safety; Mobile Phones; Caring for sick children; Promoting health and hygiene; Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious; Procedures for children with allergies; Procedures for children who are sick or infectious; First Aid; Missing children; Uncollected child; Child Abuse; Bullying; and Childminders protecting yourself when working alone.

Unit 2 - Respecting and valuing children (2 Credits)

The following topics are covered: The Acts; Exploring Anti-Discriminatory Practice; Personal Social and Emotional Development; Dispositions and attitudes; Self confidence and self-esteem; Tips for boosting self-esteem in children; Making relationships and interacting with others; Emotions and self-control; Self-care; Sense of community; Balancing children's growing needs for independence with keeping children safe; and Coping with new situations.

Unit 3 - Importance of play for early learning (6 Credits)

The following topics are covered: Growth and development including physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social; Age of child stage of development explanation; Physical development; Intellectual development; Language development; Emotional development; Social development; Factors which affect growth and development; Feeding the imagination; Painting; Drawing; Model making; Music; Role play and imaginative play; Competitive and non-competitive games and activities; Language and communication; Linking sounds and letters; Reading; Having knowledge of nursery rhymes; Writing; English as an additional language; Forming relationships; Sense of community; Exploring cultures and religions; Religious and cultural festivals; Equal Opportunities; Recognising and dealing with emotions; Possible signs of distress; Emotional activities; Growing independence; The importance of fresh air and exercise; Making exercise fun; Knowledge and understanding of the world; Science and technology; Cooking; Exploring the senses; Activities to support children with the national curriculum.

Unit 4 - Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet (3 Credits)

The following topics are covered: Main Food Groups; The Eat well plate; Health problems associated with excess and inadequate nutrition intake in children and adults; Childhood Health problems associated with being overweight; Good health and five a day recommendations; Body mass index; Key nutrients and vitamins; Non nutrient foods; The balance of good health; Recommended daily allowances from each food group; Improving nutrition and reducing health problems in children; The structure of the digestive system; and Food labels.

Unit 5 - Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting (2 Credits)

The following topics are covered: Identifying possible risks in the home; Living room; Kitchen; Stairs; Bathroom; Playroom; Using Equipment Safely; Maintaining Equipment; and Check lists

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