BTEC Certificate Children's Play, Learning & Development, Level 2
Health, Public Services and Care
BTEC Firsts in Children’s Play, Learning and Development can help you take your first steps towards a career in childcare. You’ll learn essential skills such as understanding child development and keeping children safe.
Students will undertake learning through seven different units. Four of these are mandatory; Patterns of Child Development; Promoting Children’s Development Through Play; The Principals of Early Years Practice and Promoting Children’s Positive Behaviour. Students will also undertake three optional units consisting of: Health and Safety in Early Years Settings; Supporting Children’s Language and Literacy Development; Making Healthy Food Choices for Children; Introduction to Working in the Early Years Sector.
Students must be enrolled in the Marsh Academy Post 16, there are no academic entry requirements
Studying this subject can facilitate moving on to work in the childcare setting or social care in general. The qualification can also be used as a base to move onto the Level 3 childcare qualification. Students who study this qualification, can use it to move onto apprenticeships or onto other Level 3 courses.