Level 2 Certificate in An Introduction to Early Years Education and Care

What does the qualification cover?

The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years. Learners could also progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care or the Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce.

Job roles on completion.

Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, such as:

  • Nursery assistant
  • Classroom assistant
  • Pre-school assistant



12 months

Qualification Awarding Body




Course is available on funding and for private learners.