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Level 2: 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

The Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory is assessed through 90% internal assessment and 10% external assessment.  Candidates must successfully complete:

  • all assessments required as part of the practice components
  • 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.

Here you will find the latest information on Professional Development events and learning opportunities for this qualification:

Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development Curriculum and Assessment Events

These one day events are designed for those involved in delivery of the Level 2 or 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development qualifications. They are part of a series of events designed to support centres as they prepare to become approved to deliver the new qualifications.

The day will incorporate workshop activities relating to the new qualifications and provide you with the opportunity to revisit the qualification content and structure.

Dates and locations:

Pontypridd - 19 March

Pontypridd - 20 March

Llandrindod Wells - 25 March

Llandrindod Wells - 26 March

Bangor - 28 March

Bangor - 29 March

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