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

The qualification is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It is relevant to a wide range of job roles in early years and social care settings and is suitable for learners who wish to enter employment or are working in a supervised role in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

Course Title

TQUK Level 2 Certificate:

The Children and Young People’s Workforce (RQF)

Course Duration

From 12 Weeks.

Course duration is dependent on candidate.


Age 16+

Who is the course intended for?

Entry Requirements & Course Details

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent.

The recommended minimum age for this qualification is 16 years and above. 

Course Details

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

Where indicated in the unit specifications, assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles.

Materials for internal assessment must be submitted to TQUK for approval prior to use and must be mapped to the relevant unit,
learning outcome and assessment criteria.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

Progression Options

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (England)

Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism

or to employment in a job role such as: assistant pre-school worker or assistant in a children’s centre, day nursery or nursery school or in a nursery class in primary schools

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