Course Description

Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2

Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2 is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 30 Guided Learning Hours. Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2 gives a Course Qualification of Level 2 Certificate. For more information about Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2 at South London College, please review the details below.

Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People – Level 2

Does your work involve children? Or are you aspiring to work with children? If so, this Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People – Level 2 should hold your attention. This diploma course is developed to guide you on how to care for children and young people and is ideal if you wish to get into or already in the childcare or related industry. This course, with its 5 detailed modules, will make working with children comparatively easy, given you have a basic knowledge in childcare or child development.

It is important to take over various duties and responsibilities while working with children to ensure a safe environment. These duties and responsibilities, along with the role of a childcare professional, will be discussed in depth though this course, after which you will be guided on how to create a safe and secure environment for children by promoting various safety measures. This course will also cover various accidents that could happen in a childcare setting and the measures one can take to avoid them.

The other aspect that has to be keenly observed by a childcare professional is the health and nutritional intake of children and young people. This course will go a great extent to help you understand the importance of nutrition, health and balanced diets in children, followed by guidelines on how to ensure adequate nutritional intake and hygienic practices in children. This esteemed certification is a guaranteed way to get a high paying, progressive job role in childcare or a related industry.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Course Curriculum

1: Safeguarding The Welfare Of Children And Young People
• Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 1
• Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 2
• Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 3

2: The Importance Of Play For Early Learning

3: Use Food And Nutrition Information To Plan A Healthy Die

4: Young Children’s Development

5: Accident Prevention And Fire Safety When Babysitting

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Nursery Workers and Nursery Nurses
Child Minder and Nanny
Anyone who wants to learn more about how to care for children and young people

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 you will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free Career Support Service
25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

The Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2 course at South London College is listed in's national courses finder.
Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 2 Certificate
Course Duration30 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee99
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification in any discipline.
Carear PathNursery Worker- £7.34 per hour Childcare Worker – £7.40 per hour Day Care Worker – £7.44 per hour Nanny – £9,68 per hour Babysitter – £7.44 per hour
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-03771
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Course Provider

South London College

35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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