What will I learn?

All children and young people deserve to be safe and well cared for within a safe and protective family. However, unfortunately this is not always the case. With over 50,000 children identified as needing protection from abuse in the UK, it is important that those working in the care sector understand the risks of abusive and exploitative behaviour that some children experience. Knowing what strategies are used to protect them from this behaviour, whilst following procedures, is essential to helping those affected.

Course Content

  • Caring for Young Children in a Babysitting Environment
  • Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting
  • Rights and Responsibilities in Relation to Parenting
  • Parenting and Healthy Lifestyles

    Where will it lead me?

    Once you have completed your distance-learning course you will receive a certificate of completion. You will also have the option of enrolling onto another course if you wish to continue learning new skills.

    Entry Requirements

    There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for these qualifications. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

    Fee Details 1

    Free if aged 19+ (if aged 19-23 must already have a full L2 or above qualification to be eligible)^

    Fee Details 2

    Our Level 2 online learning courses are free to eligible* learners aged 24+ regardless of previous qualifications. Eligible* learners aged 19 to 23 can access free courses if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. learners aged 19 to 23 who have not already achieved a full Level 2 qualification, may be subject to costs. Please contact the College for further clarification.

    *Due to funding restrictions, we are unable to enrol to this course, for Free, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

    Cambridge and Peterborough
    Greater London Authority
    Greater Manchester
    Liverpool City Region
    North of Tyne Combined Authority
    Sheffield City Region**
    Tees Valley
    West of England
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire**

    **from 1/8/21

    ^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/fees-and-funding/

    If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

  • Fees:

    £0

    Level of Study:

    Part-Time

    Dates:

    • - (Flexible)
    • - (Flexible)
    • - (Flexible)

    Interview:

    No

    Location:

    Online