NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Babysitting

Course code: OSC1206

Understand the key skills needed when babysitting, including main responsibilities. Ideal for those looking to start a career in a day centre…

  • Understand the procedures and safety measures in babysitting.
  • Develop your knowledge in supporting a child’s development.
  • Gain a nationally recognised award to kick-start your learning.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
Course overview

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in caring for children, this NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award is ideal for students who want to develop their knowledge of babysitting and aspire to achieve a career in a day care centre, nursery or pre-school setting.

This Award is worth 6 credits and will count towards the Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting and the Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People if you wish to progress further.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 60 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Babysitting.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Qualification Number: 600/0420/4

  • The role and importance of risk assessment
  • Assessing risks when babysitting
  • The role of control measures in fire safety and accident preventions
  • Responsibilities within babysitting
  • Knowing age-appropriate toys for children up to 5 years and 11 months
  • Preparing young children for sleep
  • Respecting and valuing children as individuals
  • Ways to respect and value children
  • Knowing that children have rights
Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 60 hours to complete. Students will receive 1 year to complete the course, which is more than enough time. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Babysitting.

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will be entitled to access the CACHE Alumni Membership for 2 years. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE industries, providing valuable resources and advice for professional studying towards/with a CACHE qualification.

Awarding Body

The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered. CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

Q&As

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however you must be at least 14 years of age.

You may start at any time and have 1 year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CACHE Alumni Membership for 2 years
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

You do not need to be working to enrol onto this course as this is a theory-based qualification.

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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