NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner via E-Learning and Practise Placement
The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.
You will be assessed using various methods by your Personal Tutor / Assessor and will need to be either already working in a childcare role or be prepared to undertake a voluntary placement for a minimum of 250 hours with both babies and young children. On completion of the training, you will be able to work as a qualified assistant in settings such as Nursery, School, Play Group or Children centres.
The qualification will usually take between 9 to 12 months to complete.
You will need to complete 14 units.
EYP 1 Roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner
EYP 2 Health and safety of babies and young children in the early years
EYP 3 Equality, diversity and inclusive practice in Early Years Settings
EYP 4 Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in Early Years Settings
EYP 5 Understand how to support children’s development
EYP 6 Support care routines for babies and young children
EYP 7 Support the planning and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes
EYP 8 Promote play in an Early Years Setting
EYP 9 Support well-being of babies and young children for healthy lifestyles
EYP 10 Support babies and young children to be physically active
EYP 11 Support the needs of babies and young children with Special Educational Needs and Disability
EYP 12 Promote positive behaviour in Early Years Settings
EYP 13 Partnership working in the early years
EYP 14 Support the needs of the child in preparing for school
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods including mini assignment, professional discussions and being observed in practise by your assessor.