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Bradford College

Certificate in Working with Children and In Early Years Primary Settings

Qualification Gained
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children and In Early Years Primary Settings
Study Level
Level 2
Course Type
School Leavers
1 year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


This qualification covers a range of key subject areas which cover essential knowledge, understanding and skills needed to care for and educate children aged between 0 and 11 years old. The course is designed to support progress on to Level 3 qualifications across a number of sectors, including the Early Years Educator sector, the Supporting Teaching and Learning sector, and the Children and Young People sector.


  Key Info

The course contains significant transferable knowledge for the Health and Social Care sector.

  • Child development from birth to 11 years 11 months
  • Play and learning
  • Exploring legislation
  • The role of the childcare practitioner
  • Nutrition
  • Physical development and physical activity

Entry to this course requires GCSE Maths and English Language at grades 3 or 4.

This course requires you to complete a minimum requirement of work placement hours.

Successful completion of this course can lead to further study and entry to the workforce. This course can also be used as a foundation level to T-Level study.

If you are aged 16-18, you will not need to pay a fee. If you are aged 19+, you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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