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Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Introducing Caring for Children and Young People


Health and Wellbeing

Certificate In Introducing Caring For Children And Young Childcare, Level 2


Children and young people must be well cared for within a safe environment. This may not be the case in some households, with over 50,000 children identified as needing protection from abuse. Individuals in the care sector need to be aware of the risk of abusive and exploitative behaviour that could occur.

This qualification will provide you with the strategies and procedures used to protect and care for children. You will be awarded with a Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People.

This free online course is also suited for new parents, babysitter and others that want to learn responsibilities involved in caring for children and young people.


  • Caring for young children in a babysitting environment
  • Accident prevention and fire safety
  • Rights and responsibilities concerning parenting
  • Parenting and Healthy Lifestyles

Entry Requirements

You must be a British, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.


If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. If not, you’ll just need writing materials for the postal work booklet (it helps to underline in pencil).

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2


FREE* see entry requirements for conditions

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