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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This qual­i­fi­ca­tion pro­vides an oppor­tu­ni­ty to study a range of top­ics relat­ing to child care and keep­ing chil­dren safe. 

All chil­dren and young peo­ple deserve to be safe and well cared for with­in a safe and pro­tec­tive fam­i­ly. How­ev­er, unfor­tu­nate­ly this is not always the case. With over 50,000 chil­dren iden­ti­fied as need­ing pro­tec­tion from abuse in the UK, it is impor­tant that those work­ing in the care sec­tor under­stand the risks of abu­sive and exploita­tive behav­iour that some chil­dren experience. 

Know­ing what strate­gies are used to pro­tect them from this behav­iour, whilst fol­low­ing pro­ce­dures, is essen­tial to help­ing those affected.


Entry Require­ments

You need to be aged 19 or over at the start of the cur­rent aca­d­e­m­ic year to be able to enrol on one of our Dis­tance Learn­ing cours­es. You will also need to be work­ing at or above Lev­el 1 in English.

We will assess your lev­el of Eng­lish before we enrol you onto the course and can sign­post you to our Func­tion­al Skills Eng­lish cours­es to upskill if necessary. 

Fees, Finance & Funding

Ful­ly funded

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this qual­i­fi­ca­tion, you could progress to:

  • Lev­el 2 Cer­tifi­cate for the Chil­dren and Young People’s Workforce 
  • Lev­el 2 Cer­tifi­cate in Under­stand­ing Chil­dren and Young People’s Men­tal Health

Course Con­tent

To be award­ed the Lev­el 2 Cer­tifi­cate in Intro­duc­ing Car­ing for Chil­dren and Young Peo­ple, learn­ers are required to suc­cess­ful­ly com­plete 7 units: 

  • Unit 01 Young children’s development 
  • Unit 02 Safe­guard­ing the wel­fare of chil­dren and young people 
  • Unit 03 Respect­ing and valu­ing children
  • Unit 04 Use food and nutri­tion infor­ma­tion to plan a healthy diet
  • Unit 05 Impor­tance of play for ear­ly learning
  • Unit 06 The val­ue of play to young children
  • Unit 07 Shar­ing learn­ing expe­ri­ences with children


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The expert train­ing and expe­ri­ence I’ve gained work­ing in the Col­leges Inspire Salon has improved my con­fi­dence and tech­nique and saw me award­ed Stu­dent of Excel­lence’ by Rag­dale Hall Spa.

Milly Walker



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