CACHE Level 2 Certificate - Introduction to Early Years Education and Care (16-19 year olds)

The CACHE Level 2 Certificate - Introduction to Early Years Education and Care is a qualification that prepares you to work in a supervised capacity, with children and their families in a variety of settings and environments within the sector of Children's Services.

Course Content

Candidates will undertake practical training in various childcare establishments and study core units in childcare. We will arrange for you to complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, formally known as the CRB check, and this will be explained to you upon enrolment. To achieve the Certificate you must achieve a total of 33 credits. Throughout the qualification you will be expected to participate in a professional practice in a variety of settings in order to apply what you have learnt in a practical environment.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grades D/3, to include English Language and Maths or you will have successfully passed a Level 1 course with Functional skills English and Maths.  Successful interview and a satisfactory reference are required plus a DBS police check for the placement.

Duration and Delivery

One year, full-time.


This qualification is a stepping stone towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator course which gives a licence to practice. Job roles include nursery/classroom/pre-school assistant and nanny.

Additional Information

This is a full time course and there is no tuition charge for students under the age of nineteen.

For more information please contact our Admissions Team on  020 8268 3073 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Special contact: Debbie Elliot (020 8268 2867)


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