Early Years and Childcare Qualification
Free Qualifications through DWP and Jobcenter Plus.
In partnership with DWP you can access any of our qualifications free (at no cost to you) through DWP and your local Jobcentre Plus if you are in the London and Essex area.
RQF Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to work within an Early Years Setting. It sets out the minimum knowledge, understanding and skills that a level 2 early years practitioner needs to demonstrate to be considered qualified to support young children from birth to 5 years old.
This qualification meets the Early Years Practitioner (EYP) criteria, for the purposes of the staff: child ratios at level 2.
RQF Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health
This is a Nationally recognised qualification.It provides you with a fundamental understanding about mental health in children and young adults.
This course will develop your knowledge and awareness of the challenges facing children and young people with mental health issues.
RQF Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment in the children and young people’s workforce in health and social care, youth and community work.
If you do not have level 2 but you work as a childminder, youth worker, nursery nurse and looking at progressing your career then this is the right qualification for you.
This qualification also known as SSTLS is aimed at those who are working, or who are looking to work within the education and teaching sector (schools in particular).
You will develop advanced supporting skills, that includes knowing how to support bilingual children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to work in the Early Years sector in England. It provides the knowledge and skills required for Early Years Educators.
This is a course for Managers or someone who has managerial responsibility within Health and Social Care sector. It is an RQF 90 credits course which will help you gain the knowledge on how to be an effective manager within the Children and Young People sector.