Course Details

Children and Young People's Workforce Apprenticeship, Level 2 Certificate (NVQ)

Course overview

National Vocational Qualifications are one of the most popular qualifications within industry as they are delivered during working hours and demonstrate competency within a job role. These qualifications are based on national occupational standards, which are statements of performance that describe what competent people in a particular occupation are expected to be able to do. They cover all the main aspect of a specified occupation, including current best practice and are ideal for addressing skills gaps as well as identifying competence.

To achieve the full qualification, candidates must attain a minimum of 35 credits in total, comprising all the mandatory units and the remaining credits will be achieved by selecting the optional units.

The Learning and Skills Development Officer will provide support and guidance in selecting the appropriate units.

Mandatory Units

• Introduction to communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s
• Introduction to Personal Development in Health, social Care or Children’s and Young
People’s Settings
• Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young
people’s settings
• Child and young person development
• Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
• Contribute to children and young people’s health and safety
• Support Children and young people’s health and safety
• Support Children and Young People’s positive behavior
• Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people
• Understand partnership working in services for children and young people
• Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
• Pediatric Emergency First Aid
• Managing pediatric illness and injury

Entry requirements

To be working a minimum of 10 hours per week in a appropriate vocational role which will enable you to gather the evidence for your qualification

How will I be assessed?

Assessment for this qualification will be via direct observation in the working environment.  Knowledge will also be assessed via assignments or a portfolio of evidence.  Some of the evidence used in portfolios will include; witness testimonies, professional discussion and the learners' own plans and written records.

What can I do next

Upon completing this qualification a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to further study.