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Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (RQF)

The Learning Station


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What will I learn?

Qualification: Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People's Workforce (RQF)

Awarding Body: Training Qualifications UK

Study Type: Part Time Study, Distance Learning

Entry Requirements: No formal requirements

This course can be completed in just 4 - 6 months and be purchased on a payment plan and paid over 12 months.*

You will be part of our newly developed Online Learner Management System which has been designed to ensure you receive quick responses to your work submissions and requests for support from one of our dedicated assessors or mentors. Our learner management system will help you to keep track of all of your assignments and clearly outlines through a progress bar how much you have remaining to complete your course. Our assessors will be happy to guide you to resources which will help you to gain a more thorough understanding of your assignments and ensure you complete your course with as much ease as possible.

Throughout your course, you will be assessed through a variety of methods to help you complete the course as quickly and easily as possible. Some of the assessment methods you can expect will be completing written assignments of work that has been given to you, having a manager or colleague complete a witness testimony of tasks completed in a workplace, direct observation of you carrying out work-related tasks, professional discussions over the phone and supplying us with work product evidence.


Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

TQUK Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
TQUK Level 3 Diploma for the Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF)

Career Pathways

There is a diverse range of job roles for people with childcare qualifications. These qualifications can help you find work as a:

  • Nursery nurse
  • Childminder
  • Sure Start worker
  • Special Educational Needs Assistant
  • Child care centre manager
  • Preschool advisor

What do I need to know?

There are no specific entry requirements. This Qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Awarding Body

Training Qualification UK

Course info


NVQ Level 2 and relevant components

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode




Total time for completion

12 months

Who runs this course?




The Learning Station is a fully accredited and regulated training provider and delivers education and work-based training programmes to include apprenticeships and traineeships to learners aged 16+ on a nationwide scale. We operate from a training centre in Haringey, North London and also provide various outreach learning programmes via our approved assessors and tutors. The Learning Station holds centre approval, is regulated by and is accredited to deliver courses via many national and international the following bodies; City and Guilds  Matrix Standard     Britsh Safety Council  Member of Roto 

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