• Level: 2

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6088/3)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (RQF) is aimed at those who work in a supporting role such as a nursery nurse, crèche worker, or special educational needs assistant.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (RQF) aims to assess the development of the skills and knowledge relating to the children and young people’s workforce, and will provide progression to the Early Learning and Childcare Social Care and Learning Development and Support Services.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’ s Workforce (RQF) covers the age range from birth to 19 years.

 

 

Qualification Structure

To achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s work force (RQF) learners must achieve a minimum of 35 credits29 credits must come from the mandatory units and a minimum of 6 credits must come from optional units.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Child and young person development H/601/3305 2 15 2
Contribute to the support of child and young person development Y/601/3236 2 25 3
Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people K/601/3323 2 20 3
Contribute to Children and Young People's Health and Safety J/601/3491 2 26 3
Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people H/601/3496 2 27 3
Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young People M/601/3498 2 18 2
Support children and young people’s positive behaviour T/601/7407 2 15 2
Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings F/601/5465 2 23 3
Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children's and young people’s settings L/601/5470 2 23 3
Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings R/601/5471 2 20 2
Maintain and support relationships with children and young people D/601/7403 2 15 3
Optional units
Contribute to the support of children's communication, language and literacy M/601/3310 2 14 2
Contribute to the support of children’s creative development H/601/3336 2 14 2
Understand Child and Young Person Development. L/601/1693 3 30 4
Promote Child and Young Person Development. R/601/1694 3 25 3
Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People Y/601/1695 3 25 3
Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety. D/601/1696 3 12 2
Develop Positive Relationship with Children, Young People and Others Involved in Their Care H/601/1697 3 8 1
Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People. K/601/1698 3 15 2
Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People. M/601/1699 3 25 3
Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage F/600/9777 3 40 5
Support the creativity of children and young people M/600/9807 3 20 3
Understand the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people with behavioural, social and emotional difficulties M/601/2884 3 25 3
Support children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs D/601/6526 2 26 4
Support children and young people’s play and leisure T/601/6564 2 16 3
Support children and young people at meal or snack times A/601/6517 2 18 3
Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings H/601/5474 2 9 1
Contribute to the support of children’s physical development through activities J/504/2186 2 24 3
Working as part of a team in health and social care or children and young people’s settings D/504/2193 2 17 2
Working in partnership with parents and carers M/504/2201 2 19 3
Contributing to promoting nutrition and hydration in early years and childcare settings T/503/2494 2 29 4
Use Signing to advance speech, language and in early years and childcare settings F/504/3370 2 48 6

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