Children and Young People's Workforce, Certificate | Weston College

Children and Young People's Workforce, Certificate

This course will develop your knowledge and skills for a career working with children and young people.

Every member of the Early Years Team at Weston College is a subject specialist and has managed an early years setting. We have excellent links with our employers, who help support and give feedback on our delivery to work in partnership with us to deliver best practice.

You will complete work experience as part of the course. You will be required to undergo eight hours on a work placement per week, term-time only. We will help you get your placement.

This is a great stepping stone to a higher level. This course is designed for people with little or no experience of working with children, and will give you the skills you need to progress to the next level course.

Topics you will study include:

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Supporting children and young people's positive behaviour
  • Understanding partnership working in services for children and young people
  • Contribute to Children and Young People's Health and Safety
  • Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People * Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young People

This course is assessed through a portfolio of evidence and observation of your practical skills in the setting. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to our Level 3 Diploma.

At Weston College, you will benefit from a personal assessor, who will visit you in your workplace to review your progress and make sure you are on target to get your qualifications. You will also benefit from learning at one of the top-performing colleges in the country with a group of like-minded people.

Apply today to ensure your place. Applying takes a matter of minutes online and can be done by clicking the button below and following the steps. Alternatively, you can apply by filling out one of our application forms in our reception.

Additional costs

You will need to purchase a course handbook and cover the cost of your DBS check.


Entry Requirements

Work experience placement of 8 hours per week, term time only. A DBS is required for this course

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.

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