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Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core

Level 2

This qualification will be designed for individuals working in, or intending to work, in the Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development sectors.

What will the qualification cover?

The qualification will cover the core knowledge and understanding required to work within the Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development sectors. By studying this qualification, learners will:

  • develop their knowledge and understanding of the core principles and values which underpin children's care, play, learning and development practice
  • understand how legislation, national policies, guidance and frameworks support children’s care, play, learning and development
  • appreciate factors that impact upon the health, well-being, learning and development of children
  • consider the roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of early years and childcare workers
  • understand the purpose of legislation, national policies, procedures and codes of conduct and practice in relation to the safeguarding of children

 

Qualification structure and assessment

The qualification will be assessed through a series of internally assessed tasks which can be taken throughout the qualification or at its end. There will also be one externally marked multiple choice question paper.

What could the qualification lead to?

Completion of the Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core qualification could lead to:

  • Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice
  • Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory
  • 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 2240 4264

Tania Lucas

Subject Support Officer
HSCandCC@wjec.co.uk
029 2240 4264

Key Documents & Course Materials

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Upcoming training and events:

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Training and events materials archive:

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CPD Presentation - Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the qualification launch event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2: Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core (Curriculum and Assessment Overview)

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

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