This course is taught in one year and if you are interested in working with children in the future, then this could be the course for you. The course covers: Patterns of Child Development (0-5), Promoting children’s development through play and aspects of protecting children in a safe environment. An interest in children is essential. The course is all coursework based and allows students the opportunity to achieve three separate qualifications. This course is also good preparation for those wishing to progress to a Level 3 course and apprenticeships.