Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 30 Guided Learning Hours (30)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 05 Number of Modules 05
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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 certification 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.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain 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.

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Choose the payment method that best suits you!
  • Full package: A onetime fee of £199.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £208.00, from which an initial fee of £59.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £149.00 assessment respectively. (Pay in 02 Installments)

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.

  • Nursery Workers and Nursery Nurses
  • Child Minder and Nanny
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about how to care for children and young people
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification in any discipline.

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, 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.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People at QLS Level 2 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-03771

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

With this certificate in your CV, you are sure to stand out from the other candidates in the job market and land a rewarding job role in childcare. This certificate can also pave way for your career progression in forms of a higher pay or job promotion from your employer. Listed below are some of the job roles this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per hour according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

  • Nursery Worker- £7.34 per hour
  • Childcare Worker – £7.40 per hour
  • Day Care Worker – £7.44 per hour
  • Nanny – £9,68 per hour
  • Babysitter – £7.44 per hour
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
  • 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  TOTUM discount card
Common Career Paths For Nursery Worker

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 1
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 2
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 3
2: The Importance of Play for Early Learning
The Importance of Play for Early Learning
☑ Assignment
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3: Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet
Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Die
4: Young Children's Development
Young Children’s Development
5: Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting
Accident Prevention and Fire Safety when Babysitting
☑ Assignment
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz
Exam : Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People – Level 2 00:30:00

Students feedback


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    Kris Kelly

    January 31, 2021
    Simple yet effective

    The course provided effective explanations on what it takes to work in childcare. As a childcare worker, this course was an excellent fit for me. What I particularly liked about this course was how it was effective yet completely simple in its explanations.

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    Cory Owen

    December 01, 2020
    Great outcome

    I came across this course when I was doing some research on the role and responsibilities of caring for children and young people. This course provided a great result for me. I couldn’t be more pleased with my decision.

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    Mel Wilson

    November 16, 2020
    Expert tutor

    The tutor was well informed in the subject.

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    Reed Gray

    October 08, 2020
    Ideal choice

    It was a good choice of course for me as a nursery worker. I was recommended this course by the nursery manager, and I must say, I gained a wealth of information at the end of it.

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