NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Babysitting
Health, Public Services and Care,Children and Young People
Learning Resources Available, Nested Qualification
Registration & certification fee:
Minimum entry age:
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification provides an understanding of the skills needed when babysitting. It includes the babysitter’s responsibilities to the children they care for, their responsibilities to the parent(s), and accident prevention and fire safety.
It is made up of units from the Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People. This means credits can be transferred over so there is no need to repeat learning if you go on to complete the Level 2 Certificate.
What is a nested qualification?
This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure. This can be done by self-service through the Portal. Qualification nests and top-up pricing can be found in our fees list.
Who is it suitable for?
Young people in schools or colleges.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Award requires 6 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks, course work or methods such as oral questioning.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
No, as this is a knowledge only qualification.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in less than 6 months.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page.
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
It does not qualify you to work but does support you in preparing for your 'next steps' either in training or moving towards work.
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Craft Activities With Young Children (J/502/6960)
Respecting and Valuing Children (M/601/0116)