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Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (QCF) 
 
Who is this course suitable for? 
Young people who are considering pursuing a career in childcare.  
 
What are the entry requirements? 
You should be at least 14 years old. 
 
How many credits are required to complete it? 
The Certificate requires 16 credits. 
 
How will I be assessed? 
Your knowledge will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks set by DaC, course work or methods such as oral questioning. 
 
Do you need to be working to take the qualification? 
No, as this is a knowledge only qualification. 
 
How long does it take to complete? 
You can usually complete it in a year or less. 
 
What related qualifications can you progress to? 
The Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce - or - the Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care. 
 
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