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Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory

Level 2

Who is the qualification for?

This qualification will combine theoretical knowledge in Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development with the practical skills needed to work within the sector.

The qualification will be designed for post-16 learners who want to enter employment or further education. Learners are strongly recommended to complete the Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core qualification prior to or alongside this qualification.

What will the qualification cover?

 Topics that are likely to be included:

  • principles and values
  • safeguarding
  • health and safety
  • health, wellbeing, learning and development
  • professional practice

In addition, learners completing the Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory qualification, will also develop further understanding of Child Development and Childcare services in Wales.

Qualification structure and assessment

Assessment approaches for the practice elements are in the process of being developed. Guidance will be provided on the structure and nature of assessment in summer 2018. The additional knowledge component will be assessed through an external examination.

What could the qualification lead to?

Completion of the Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory qualification will allow learners to work as a qualified Level 2 Childcare worker in a supervised capacity. The qualification could also lead to:

  • Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice
  • Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory

 

Contact us

Allison Candy

Subject Officer
HSCandCC@wjec.co.uk
029 2026 5093

Tania Lucas

Subject Support Officer
HSCandCC@wjec.co.uk
029 2026 5343

There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.

The latest information Professional Development events and learning opportunities will be available here from autumn 2018.

You will be able to see details on how to find a centre here.

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