Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (CACHE Level 2)
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Introducing Caring for Children and Young People CACHE Level 2 Certificate. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Introducing Caring for Children and Young People is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
This CACHE course is a further step in the field of Child Care, one of the most important professions to enter. As a practitioner, you will have responsibility for the development of children’s lives at a crucial stage. Whether you are starting out in this field or are already working in it, you will find essential information which will be of benefit to you in terms of developing your understanding of the wider childcare context and in enhancing your knowledge and skills.
What Could I Do After Taking This CACHE Introducing Caring for Children and Young People Course?
If you wish to build your career in the child care sector, you could continue your child care training courses to become a child minder, nursery nurse, play worker and more. This course will help to meet the requirements for basic training as part of childminder registration or application to be a registered childminder and undertake professional development.
If you love children and like the idea of working from home, this could be perfect for you. Childminders look after children in their own home, whilst the children's parents are at work or studying. They could look after babies and children under five during the day, or older children after school and in the school holidays.
On completion of the Cache Level 2 in Caring for Children and Young People course, learners can go on to study further in areas such as:
Your Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (CACHE Level 2) Course:
Whether you are starting out in this field or are already working in it, you will find essential information which will be of benefit to you in terms of developing your understanding of the wider childcare context and in enhancing your knowledge and skills.
- Study Time
- Key Topics
- Entry Requirements
- Home Study Support
- Home Study Resources
- Further Information
- What's Included
- Possible Career Path
Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (CACHE Level 2) course is: 160 Hours
This course is divided into five comprehensive units:
- Unit 1: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
- Unit 2: Respecting and valuing children
- Unit 3: Importance of play for early learning
- Unit 4: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
- Unit 5: Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
To gain the CACHE Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People you will need to pass all four units to achieve the 16 credits necessary.
There is no formal exam.This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following CACHE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.
We send the full course out with the units listed above, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.
Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by the national awarding organisation CACHE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.
A registration fee of £68.00 is due within four weeks of enrolment if you wish to receive your CACHE certificate on successful completion of your course.
Entry RequirementsNo Entry Requirements
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Introducing Caring for Children and Young People and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.
Home Study Support
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.
Home Study Resources
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
This CACHE Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People Course pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.
Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
CACHE Level 2 Certificate
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by CACHE. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
In Scotland this course leads to a Level 5 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 5 on the Scottish Qualifications Framework (SQF).
In Ireland this course leads to a Level 4 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on the Irish Qualifications Framework.
This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by CACHE.
Possible Career Path
Childminders work in their own homes, looking after children whose parents are at work or studying. This could be throughout the day with babies and children under five, or after school and in the school holidays with older children. As a childminder you would: make sure that the children in your care feel secure and are safe, warm and well-fed, plan, prepare and serve meals, change nappies and make up bottles for babies, help children to develop by providing a range of play activities, both indoors and outside, take children on outings, for example to the park or to toddler groups and take older children to and from playgroup or school. You would need to respect parents' wishes about their children's diet, routines and religion, and share information about the children with their parents.
Find out more about the Job Role for Childminder .
Another possible career path is that of a Day Care Assistant.
Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.
As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Introducing Caring for Children and Young People home study course and earn your award:
- Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
- Completion Certificate
- Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
- Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
- NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
- One year educational support by e-mail.
You can also choose to pick from following while you are enrolling and avail the services at a highly discounted price for our students.
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Makes your assignment submission and study on the move an absolute breeze. Available at a reduced price of £69.99 (RRP £99) to all students who enrol on 2 or more courses and pay for their course in full at the time of enrolment. Download your study materials and turn commuting time into profitable study time.
12 MONTH COURSE INSURANCE :
Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.
LEARNING FOR LIFE:
We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:
1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.
2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk
3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.
Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.
Further InformationAward Level: Level 2 Certificate Awarding Body: CACHE (www.cache.org.uk) Format: Paper
If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.
This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.
WHAT TO DO NOW?
Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.
Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.
Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.
That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.
CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.
CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors, with a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. Last year, over 150,000 learners registered with them from over 1000 UK based Centres and overseas.
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The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People course is divided into five comprehensive units:
Unit 1 - TDA 2.2: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
Level 2 Credit value 3
- Multi-agency working
- The community
- Safeguarding Children’s Board
- A Child in Need
- Policies and procedures
- Mobile Phones
- Caring for sick children
- Promoting health and hygiene
- Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious
- Procedures for children with allergies
- Procedures for children who are sick or infectious
- First Aid
- Missing children
- Uncollected child
- Child Abuse
- Childminders – protecting yourself when working alone
Unit 2 - CFC 9: Respecting and valuing children
Level 1 Credit value 2
- The Acts
- Exploring Anti-Discriminatory Practice
- Personal Social and Emotional Development
- Dispositions and attitudes
- Self confidence and self-esteem
- Tips for boosting self-esteem in children
- Making relationships and interacting with others
- Emotions and self control
- Self care
- Sense of community
- Balancing children’s growing needs for independence with keeping children safe
- Coping with new situations
Unit 3 - CL2 A9: Importance of play for early learning
Level 2 Credit value 6
- Growth and development – including physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social
- Age of child stage of development explanation
- Physical development
- Intellectual development
- Language development
- Emotional development
- Social development
- Factors which affect growth and development
- Feeding the imagination
- Model making
- Role play and imaginative play
- Competitive and non-competitive games and activities
- Language and communication
- Linking sounds and letters
- Having knowledge of nursery rhymes
- English as an additional language
- Forming relationships
- Sense of community
- Exploring cultures and religions
- Religious and cultural festivals
- Equal Opportunities
- Recognising and dealing with emotions
- Possible signs of distress
- Emotional activities
- Growing independence
- The importance of fresh air and exercise
- Making exercise fun
- Knowledge and understanding of the world
- Science and technology
- Exploring the senses
- Activities to support children with the national curriculum
Unit 4 - NH/L2 03: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Level 2 Credit value 3
- Main Food Groups
- The Eat well plate
- Health problems associated with excess and inadequate nutrition intake in children and adults
- Childhood Health problems associated with being overweight
- Good health and five a day recommendations
- Body mass index
- Key nutrients and vitamins
- Non nutrient foods
- The balance of good health
- Recommended daily allowances from each food group
- Improving nutrition and reducing health problems in children
- The structure of the digestive system
- Food labels
Unit 5 - CL2A4: Accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
Level 2 Credit value 2
- Identifying possible risks in the home
- Living room
- Using Equipment Safely
- Maintaining Equipment
- Check lists
Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Introducing Caring for Children and Young Peoplehome study course is £475, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £380 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £95 and then 4 equal payments of £95 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.
With paper based study we post out the course materials to you. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.
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