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What Will I Learn?

Gain a clear understanding of the job role as someone caring for children and young people and the responsibilities surrounding this role.
Learn how to create a safe and secure environment for children.
Promote safety measures and safeguard children from accidents.
Gain an understanding of nutrition and healthy and balanced diets for children.
Promote health and hygiene in children and young people.
Gaining a qualification in learning to care for children will enable individuals to have a career in this field.


Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to make a career out of in the capacity of a child worker or child minder? The Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 is an introductory childcare qualification that will enable learners to gain practical skills and knowledge on the development of children and young people.

The course will cover key elements which include how to safeguard the welfare of children, understand young children’s development, learn how to incorporate nutrition and plan a healthy diet, understand why early learning should be a part of play and help children gain self-confidence and self-esteem.

The Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 course will teach learners how to become effective in their role as a nursery worker or nanny. Whether you are working in a nursery or in a home, children are a massive responsibility that you have to take on. It is around the clock job that requires precision and in-depth skills on ensuring the child is safe at all times. The course will give individuals the confidence to shoulder this immense responsibility and help in the growth and development of children and young people in their care.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?
  • Nursery Workers and Nursery Nurses
  • Child Minder and Nanny
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about how to care for children and young people
Entry Requirement
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification in any discipline.
Method of Assessment

At the end of the Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 you will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

CertificationThose who successfully completed the course will be awarded the Level 2 Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Course Code: QLS-03771

Awarding Body (Accreditation)ABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed the Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion.

  • Nursery Worker
  • Childcare Worker
  • Aupair
  • Day Care Worker
  • Nanny

Others jobs you can get

  • Child Minder
  • Babysitter

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


Common Career Paths For Nursery Worker

Course Curriculum

1: safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 1 00:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 2 00:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 3 00:00:00
Assignment Brief – Unit 1 00:00:00
2: the importance of play for early learning
The Importance of Play for Early Learning 00:00:00
Assignment Brief – Unit 2 00:00:00
☑ assignment
☑ submit your assignment
3: use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Die 00:00:00
Assignment Brief – Unit 3 00:00:00
4: young children's development
Young Children’s Development 00:00:00
Assignment Brief – Unit 4 00:00:00
5: accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
Accident Prevention and Fire Safety when Babysitting 00:00:00
Assignment Brief – Unit 5 00:00:00
☑ assignment
☑ submit your assignment
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