Working with children and young people is a fulfilling career that allows you to make a positive difference to their wellbeing and development.
Kick-start your career in this rewarding field with our one-year Level 2 Apprenticeship.
- Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths
- If your English is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa.
- Working towards Level 2 ICT
If you do not have the required grades in one of the mentioned subjects, you may be able to take them at Functional Skills level alongside your Apprenticeship.
What will I study?
Throughout the course, you'll learn about safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, supporting children and young people's positive behaviour.
Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
Child and Young Person Development
Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
Support Children and Young People's Positive Behaviour
Why study at USP College?
We offer two progression routes from this qualification - one for those wanting to work within the Early Years sector (Early Years Practitioner) and one for those wanting to work in a school environment (Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools).
We have also incorporated GCSE English and Maths into the course for those wishing to complete the Early Years Practitioner route.
What could I do next?
You could progress to an advanced level Apprenticeship, professional or full-time employment in the industry.
Potential roles could include being an Early Years Assistant, Care Worker or Assistant Youth and Comunity Worker.