The Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core qualification has been designed for post-16 learners in Wales, working or seeking to work, in:
This qualification is suitable for learners who have achieved a Level 1 qualification or who have no previous knowledge of the children's care, play, learning and development sectors.
Aberystwyth & Cardigan Campus
This is a flexible course, designed to suit learners who prefer to continue working alongside the qualification.
The course is a required element to progress onto the practice component: Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice.
This qualification has a core of underpinning knowledge, skills and understanding, and a range of options to reflect the breadth of pathways within this sector. Learner progression could include further study onto Level 2 CCPLD: Practice; Level 3 CCPLD: Practice, an apprenticeship or employment.
The level of progression will depend on the overall success achieved in the qualification.
The qualification maps to the content of the new All Wales Induction Framework for Early Years and Childcare.
core knowledge and understanding to support progression to further study or employment within children's care, play, learning and development.
The Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: core qualification is assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment. Candidates must successfully complete:
You will be required to undertake a successful interview and be formally assessed using the WEST toolkit. You will also require a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
You will need to provide your own stationery.
Sufficient time must be permitted by the workplace to allow regular meetings between Assessor, learner and Manager.
Coleg Ceredigion is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08725643 and is a registered charity No. 1154557.
The registered office is at Park Place, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1AB