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  • Caring for Children & Young People L2

    There is no more important job than the nurturing and education of children and young people. Support workers have become essential in so many childcare and education settings, acting as the leader’s or teacher’s right hand.

    • Course Description

      Cache Level 2 Award Caring for Children and Young People

      Course code: PROF30

      Delivery method: Paper based pack

      Course duration: 12 months (135 guided learning hours)

      Entry requirements: No prior qualification required

      Award achieved: Level 2 Cache Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

      Awarding body: Cache (Qualification Code 600/0336/4)

      Whether you are already working in schools and looking to consolidate your experience with a formal qualification, or are looking to change careers and work in this rewarding profession, there is no more important job than the nurturing and education of children and young people.

      Support workers have become essential in so many childcare and education settings, acting as the leader’s or teacher’s right hand, therefore a fulfilling career lies ahead for those who enjoy the fun and wonder of working with children.

    • Level 2 award caring for children and young people overview

      Skills gained

      Course outline

      This course is divided into 5 units:

      Unit 1: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People (3 credits)

      Unit 2: Respecting and Valuing Children (2 credits)

      Unit 3: Importance of Play for Early Learning (6 credits)

      Unit 4: Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet (3 credits)

      Unit 5: Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting (2 credits)

      Course content

      Unit 1: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People

      Module 1: Multi-agency working

      Module 2: The community

      Module 3: Safeguarding Children’s Board

      Module 4: A Child in Need

      Module 5: Policies and procedures

      Module 6: e-Safety

      Module 7: Mobile Phones

      Module 8: Caring for sick children

      Module 9: Promoting health and hygiene

      Module 10: Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious

      Module 11: Procedures for children with allergies

      Module 12: Procedures for children who are sick or infectious

      Module 13: First Aid

      Module 14: Missing children

      Module 15: Uncollected child

      Module 16: Child Abuse

      Module 17: Bullying

      Module 18: Childminders protecting yourself when working alone

      Unit 2: Respecting and Valuing Children

      Module 1: The Acts

      Module 2: Exploring Anti-Discriminatory Practice

      Module 3: Personal Social and Emotional Development

      Module 4: Dispositions and attitudes

      Module 5: Self confidence and self-esteem

      Module 6: Tips for boosting self-esteem in children

      Module 7: Making relationships and interacting with others

      Module 8: Emotions and self control

      Module 9: Self care

      Module 10: Sense of community

      Module 11: Balancing children’s growing needs for independence with keeping children safe

      Module 12: Coping with new situations

      Unit 3: Importance of Play for Early Learning

      Module 1: Growth and development including physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social

      Module 2: Age of child stage of development explanation

      Module 3: Physical development

      Module 4: Intellectual development

      Module 5: Language development

      Module 6: Emotional development

      Module 7: Social development

      Module 8: Factors which affect growth and development

      Module 10: Feeding the imagination

      Module 11: Painting

      Module 12: Drawing

      Module 13: Model making

      Module 14: Music

      Module 15: Role play and imaginative play

      Module 16: Competitive and non-competitive games and activities

      Module 17: Language and communication

      Module 18: Linking sounds and letters

      Module 19: Reading

      Module 20: Having knowledge of nursery rhymes

      Module 21: Writing

      Module 22: English as an additional language

      Module 23: Forming relationships

      Module 24: Sense of community

      Module 25: Exploring cultures and religions

      Module 26: Religious and cultural festivals

      Module 27: Equal Opportunities

      Module 28: Recognising and dealing with emotions

      Module 29: Possible signs of distress

      Module 30: Emotional activities

      Module 31: Growing independence

      Module 32: The importance of fresh air and exercise

      Module 33: Making exercise fun

      Module 34: Knowledge and understanding of the world

      Module 35: Science and technology

      Module 36: Cooking

      Module 37: Exploring the senses

      Module 38: Activities to support children with the national curriculum

      Unit 4: Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet

      Module 1: Main Food Groups

      Module 2: The Eat well plate

      Module 3: Health problems associated with excess and inadequate nutrition intake in children and adults

      Module 4: Childhood Health problems associated with being overweight

      Module 5: Good health and five a day recommendations

      Module 6: Body mass index

      Module 7: Key nutrients and vitamins

      Module 8: Non nutrient foods

      Module 9: The balance of good health

      Module 10: Recommended daily allowances from each food group

      Module 11: Improving nutrition and reducing health problems in children

      Module 12: The structure of the digestive system

      Module 13: Food labels

      Unit 5: Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting

      Module 1: Identifying possible risks in the home

      Module 2: Living room

      Module 3: Kitchen

      Module 4: Stairs

      Module 5: Bathroom

      Module 6: Playroom

      Module 7: Using Equipment Safely

      Module 5: Maintaining Equipment

      Module 5: Check lists

      Assessment

      This course has no formal exams, however, your dedicated tutor will mark a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, providing important feedback and help with any trickier aspects of the course. In addition, you will complete a range of self-assessments that ensure you understand the materials as you learn.

      These are for your own information and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

      Method of study

      This course is currently only available in paper-based format, therefore, you will receive the full course materials as well as a useful study guide.

      Your study guide is crammed full of tips and information to help you get the most out of the learning experience, student skills, techniques for writing your assessment answers and instructions for submitting your TMAs online for marking by your specialist tutor.

      Tutor support

      This Caring for Children and Young People course comes with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months.

      You tutor will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance whenever required, so that you are always able to progress and get the most out of the learning materials.

      You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

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