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Level 2 Award In Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (QCF)


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Introduction to the Qualification

The TQUK Level 2 Award In Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (QCF) is regulated by Ofqual.

Qualification Purpose

The TQUK Level 2 Award In Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (QCF) provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace and how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused.

It will prepare learners to progress to a qualification in the same or another subject area and prepare them for employment.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners 16 years and above.

Progression

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:-

  • Level 3 Award in Safeguarding Skills for Life and Work (QCF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)
  • TQUK L3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)

Structure

Learners must achieve one credit(s) from the mandatory unit to be awarded the TQUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (QCF)

Guided Learning Hours

The credit value of a qualification is based on the time taken by the average learner to achieve the relevant learning objectives. One credit equates to 10 hours of learning. These hours are made up of contact time with a teacher/assessor, referred to as guided learning hours (GLH), and non-contact time for study and assessment activities.

Assessment

This qualification is assessed through activities, which are developed by the centre, internally marked and sampled as part of quality assurance/ internal verification procedures.

Recording documents for the assessments can be found on the TQUK Management Suite.

The assessment and quality assurance process will be subject to external quality assurance/verification by TQUK. Assessment must meet the requirements of Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles (Appendix 1)

The recommended assessment methods for this qualification are:-

  • Practical Demonstration
  • Group Discussion
  • Case study
  • Written assignment
  • Observation of learner’s skills
  • Question and answer sessions

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading

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