This qualification will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting. It will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people. All the units are optional giving greater flexibility to learners and tutors when deciding on a programme of study – maximising learner achievement.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Course Highlights:

  • Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Course Description:

  • Qualification title: CACHE LEVEL 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People
  • Level: 2
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 117
  • Credits: 16
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 160
  • Qualification number (QN): 600/0336/4

Method of Assessment:

Learners must achieve a minimum of 16 credits for the Certificate. 9 credits must be achieved at level 2 and a further 7 credits must be achieved at either level 1 or 2.

The Award will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This may include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.


Upon successful completion of this course will be awarded a CACHE LEVEL 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People.

Entry Requirements:

Learners must be 16 or over, and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy and ICT.

Career Path:

On completion of the Certificate learners can progress to the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification. The Certificate also gives learners the opportunity to achieve two award-sized qualifications (Level 2 Award in Babysitting and Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting) on the way to completing the Certificate. This offers the opportunity to be certificated for three qualifications in total.

Course Curriculum

1: safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 1 00:00:00
Best Interests 00:00:00
Non-Discrimination 00:00:00
Views of the Child 00:00:00
Multi-Agency Working 00:00:00
The Community 00:00:00
Safeguarding Children’s Board 00:00:00
A Child in Need 00:00:00
Policies and Procedures 00:00:00
E-Safety 00:00:00
Mobile Phones 00:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 2 00:00:00
Caring For Sick Children 00:00:00
Procedures for Children with Allergies 00:00:00
Insurance Requirements for Children with Allergies and Disabilities 00:00:00
Lifesaving Medication & Invasive Treatments 00:00:00
Procedures for Children Who Are Sick or Infectious 00:00:00
Reporting Of ‘Notifiable Diseases’ 00:00:00
Hiv/Aids/Hepatitis Procedure 00:00:00
Nits and Head Lice 00:00:00
Assessing the Situation 00:00:00
Assessing the Casualty 00:00:00
Breathing for the Casualty 00:00:00
The Recovery Position 00:00:00
Common Injuries, How They Are Caused and How to Treat Them 00:00:00
First Aid 00:00:00
Febrile Convulsions 00:00:00
Common Illnesses, Symptoms and Treatment 00:00:00
High Temperature 00:00:00
Meningitis 00:00:00
Glass Test 00:00:00
Chickenpox 00:00:00
Recording Accidents and Emergencies 00:00:00
Personal Emergency Plans – Childminders 00:00:00
Personal Emergency Plan 00:00:00
Emergency Procedure 00:00:00
Fire Drills and Evacuation Procedures 00:00:00
Evacuation Plan 00:00:00
Security Incidents 00:00:00
Missing Children 00:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 3 00:00:00
Types, Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse 00:00:00
Physical Abuse 00:00:00
Bruising 00:00:00
Sexual Abuse 00:00:00
Emotional Abuse 00:00:00
Neglect 00:00:00
Helping Children to Protect Themselves against Abuse 00:00:00
Abuse of Children with Disabilities 00:00:00
Monitoring, Assessing and Recording Abuse 00:00:00
Bullying 00:00:00
The Bully 00:00:00
The Victim 00:00:00
Recognition of Bullying 00:00:00
How You Can Help A Child Who Is Being Bullied? 00:00:00
Strategies Which Could Be Used to Help a Child Who Is Being Bullied 00:00:00
Spotting the Signs of Bullying 00:00:00
Self-Harming 00:00:00
Childminders – Protecting Yourself When Working Alone 00:00:00
Why Childminders Are Vulnerable Against Allegations 00:00:00
How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Allegations 00:00:00
Working in Partnership with Parents 00:00:00
Respecting Confidentiality and Information Sharing 00:00:00
2: the importance of play for early learning
The Importance of Play for Early Learning 00:00:00
Introduction 00:00:00
Growth and Development 00:00:00
Factors Which Affect Growth and Development 00:00:00
Types of Play 00:00:00
Exploratory Play 00:00:00
Physical Play 00:00:00
Imaginative Play 00:00:00
Competitive and Non-Competitive Games and Activities 00:00:00
Enjoying Books and Reading 00:00:00
Cooking 00:00:00
The Role of the Adult in Providing Play 00:00:00
3: use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Die 00:00:00
Introduction 00:00:00
The Main Food Groups 00:00:00
Eat Well Plate 00:00:00
Childhood Health Problems Associated with Being Overweight 00:00:00
Good Health and Five A Day Recommendations 00:00:00
Body Mass Index 00:00:00
Shopping for Food 00:00:00
Best Before’ and ‘Use By’ Dates 00:00:00
Storing Food Safely 00:00:00
The Do’s and Don’ts of Refrigeration 00:00:00
Food Poisoning 00:00:00
Nutrition for Children from Birth to 16 Years – Weaning and Feeding Babies 00:00:00
Breast Feeding 00:00:00
Bottle Feeding 00:00:00
Healthy Eating for Children between 1 And 3 Years 00:00:00
Healthy Eating for Pre-School Children between 3 and 5 Years 00:00:00
Healthy Eating for School Age Children between 6 and 12 Years 00:00:00
Healthy Eating for Teenagers 00:00:00
Key Nutrients and Vitamins – Benefits and Limitations of Key Nutrients 00:00:00
Carbohydrates – Macronutrient 00:00:00
Protein – Macronutrient 00:00:00
Fats – Macronutrient 00:00:00
Vitamins – Micronutrient 00:00:00
Minerals – Micronutrients 00:00:00
Non-Nutrient Foods 00:00:00
The Balance of Good Health (Bgh) 00:00:00
Nutritional Guidelines and Meal Planning – Recommended Daily Allowances from Each Food Group 00:00:00
Improving Nutrition and Reducing Health Problems in Children 00:00:00
Planning Healthy Meals and Snacks 00:00:00
Seven Day Menu Plan for A Child Aged Eight Years 00:00:00
Planning Snacks 00:00:00
Digestion – The Structure of the Digestive System 00:00:00
Changes That Occur to Food as It Passes Through the Digestive System 00:00:00
Food Labels 00:00:00
High, Medium and Low Fat, Sugar and Salt Content 00:00:00
The Complexity of Food Labels 00:00:00
Dietary Changes – Factors Influencing People’s Food Choices 00:00:00
Barriers to Dietary Change 00:00:00
The Nutritional Needs of Specific Groups – Groups of Children Who Need Additional Dietary Consideration 00:00:00
Diabetes 00:00:00
Food Allergies and Intolerances 00:00:00
Identifying Help and Support 00:00:00
The Principles of Exercise 00:00:00
4: young children's development
Young Children’s Development 00:00:00
The Development of Children from Birth to Six Years 00:00:00
Factors Influencing a Child’s Development 00:00:00
Antenatal 00:00:00
Perinatal 00:00:00
Postnatal 00:00:00
Accidents 00:00:00
Marriage or Relationship Problems of the Child’s Parents 00:00:00
The Culture of the Child 00:00:00
The Child’s Diet 00:00:00
The Environment the Child Is Brought Up In 00:00:00
Any Health Problems the Child May Suffer 00:00:00
Inappropriate or Inadequate Simulation 00:00:00
Learning Difficulties 00:00:00
Loss or Bereavement of a Close Family Member 00:00:00
Sensory Impairment 00:00:00
Behaviour 00:00:00
The Basic Needs of a Child 00:00:00
The Role of the Key Person 00:00:00
Important Key Terms To Remember: ‘The Three “R”S’ 00:00:00
Working in Partnership with Professionals 00:00:00
Enabling Environments 00:00:00
A Unique Child + Positive Relationships + Enabling Environments = Learning and Development 00:00:00
5: accident prevention and fire safety when babysitting
Accident Prevention and Fire Safety when Babysitting 00:00:00
Identifying Possible Risks in the Setting 00:00:00
The Hall, Stairs and Landing 00:00:00
The Kitchen 00:00:00
The Living Room 00:00:00
The Bedrooms or Sleeping Areas 00:00:00
The Bathroom and Toilet 00:00:00
Risk Assessment Checklist for the Hall, Stairs & Landing 00:00:00
Unit 1 -Assignment Brief 00:00:00
Unit 2 -Assignment Brief 00:00:00
Unit 3 -Assignment Brief 00:00:00
Unit 4 -Assignment Brief 00:00:00
Unit 5 -Assignment Brief 00:00:00
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  1. Omar Elmi


    Very informative, would recommend to anyone. I’ll be keeping an eye on new courses coming up in the future. The support staff were very welcoming and made me feel confident.