NCFE CACHE Children and Young People’s Workforce Certificate Level 2

Children and Young People’s Workforce is designed for people who wish to work in the childcare sector. It is an ideal qualification for those looking to take the first step towards a career with children as a nursery assistant, crèche worker, playgroup assistant, childminder or nanny.

Anyone working or planning to work in a range of childcare occupations needs to obtain the relevant qualification approved by Ofqual, the qualifications regulator. To work in a supervised capacity requires a Level 2 competence qualification for which this course is purpose designed.

This course is designed for people who would like to work in the childcare sector. Anyone wishing to embark on a career in childcare will benefit and it provides a start point to the formal qualifications required to work in the sector. It provides an ideal route into a career in child care and results in a recognised and accepted by Ofsted qualification which enables students to work competently in a supervised capacity with children.

By the end of your training, you will have an excellent understanding of the skills required by childcare professionals, along with a good knowledge of what makes for a thriving environment for the development of children and young people.

On this Children and Young People’s Workforce course you will gain:

  • an understanding of the role of learning and development in child care settings, and the legislative context within which child carers operate
  • an understanding of the personal and interpersonal skills required of a child carer at this level
  • an understanding of early education framework

Career paths include:

  • Nursery Assistant
  • Crèche Worker
  • Playgroup Assistant
  • Child Minder
  • Nanny

“It was very easy to understand and submit my assignments via email. I would definitely study with them again. You work at your own pace in the comfort of your home. ”


“Decided to complete this course as although i knew i wanted to work with children i didnt know exactly in what capacity. In truth i still dont but i am working in a nursery at the moment and it isnt for me but this course has given me choices. I think my tutor is good, never had a problem or issue, he is prompt, provides plenty of good advice and words of encouragement Enrolling was simple and the website i found easy to use. ”

C. Hughes

“Enrolled on this course, its intense but my tutor was wonderful, helpful and supportive. would recommend this college to others and would enrol with them should decide to complete another course or continue with my own development. ”

Ceri J

“Completed this course and have landed my perfect job. thank you. ”


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