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Childhood Studies - Level 2 (Certificate)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code 6137
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


If you wish to enter employment at assistant level within the childcare sector or progress to a higher level of study or apprenticeship, this course is for you.


The course content includes a range of units including:

  • Child and young person development 
  • Promoting positive environments for children and young people 
  • Early years practice 
  • Promoting children's positive behaviour 

There are also optional units, which could include: 

  • Health and safety 
  • Safeguarding 
  • Supporting language and literacy development 
  • Making healthy food choices for children 
  • Working in the Early Years sector 
  • Communication 
  • Personal development in heath, childcare and social care settings

How will it be delivered?

The course is assessed by a range of methods, which may include projects, booklets, posters, assignments, case studies and coursework linked to work experience.Learners must also complete a work placement as laid down in the course specification criteria.Each unit will be graded a pass or referral, but learners will be encouraged and supported to develop their work beyond pass level in preparation for progression.

Entry requirements

You will need: 4 or more GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or higher. Ideally students will have Maths or English at Grade 4 (C) or above. A satisfactory DBS checkOr: A relevant Level 1 qualification A satisfactory DBS checkYou will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


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