Would you like a career supporting the wellbeing and development of children and young people?
Are you looking to develop practical skills in children’s care, learning, play and development? The programme is an ideal preparation for a range of careers, in schools, nurseries, healthcare and other environments, and underpins progression to further study.
This programme of learning is for all those who wish to work in the Children and Young People's Workforce in Wales. This Level 2 Children’s Core qualification has been designed for post-16 students in Wales, working or seeking to work in regulated childcare settings with families and children under the age of 8, NHS children’s services for those working with families and children 0-19 (this includes child health settings). It will explore a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas for example, NHS, Youth Work and Early Years settings. You will focus on developing your understanding of relevant topics such as children’s learning and development, play, safeguarding, care and equality – taught by staff who are industry professionals.
A substantial period of time is spent in work placement which allows the course to meet National Occupational Standards of the sector at Level 2.