Children's Play, Learning and Development Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The aim of the course is to prepare you to work with children between birth and eight years and will provide Assistant Practitioner Status.

Units may include:

· Children’s development

· Keeping children safe

· Principles of early years practice

· Children’s language and literacy

· Professional development, roles and responsibilities in child care

· Children’s play and learning

Assessment Methods

You will have practical assessments, written coursework, examinations (external assessment), presentations and a portfolio.

Progression Options

Progression to the Level 3 qualifications requires a merit profile and a minimum of a grade C (or 4) in Maths and English Language. Alternatively, you could find employment as a Nursery Assistant, Classroom Assistant, Nanny, Au Pair or Pre-School Assistant.

Course Summary

Course Title Children’s Play, Learning and Development Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to E or 9 to 2 range, including
English and Maths. It is important that you have a good level of English both
spoken and written.  Entry is also
subject to a successful interview that will assess your suitability to work with
children, you will also need a reference and DBS check.

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I didn’t know anyone when I started but quickly make new friendships and have gained in confidence. The work experience helped with that, as well as the staff being really supportive.

Charlotte Whiterod

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