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Level 2 Certificate for children & young peoples workforce

This qualification is designed for learners who want to develop a career as a child minder, youth worker, nursery nurse or nursery manager. 

Level 2 will suit you if you work, or are about to work, in a supporting role as a nursery assistant, Crèche worker or special educational needs assistant. You want to work with children, but you’ll generally work under supervision.

Entry requirements

City & Guilds have not set additional entry requirements for this qualification.

What is involved in studying this course?
The certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce is a generic qualification that will be relevant across the Children and Young People’s Workforce in England. To achieve the certificate you must gain a minimum of 35 credits; 29 credits will come from the mandatory group of units and 6 credits from the optional, group B units.

What careers can this lead to?
There is a diverse range of job roles for people with child care 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.

For further information, please contact:
Somia Ibrahim on 07710048099 / 
Gerty on  0207460 6488 /

Paddington Development Trust, Office B, Norland House, Queensdale Crescent, London W11 4TL