What does the qualification cover?
This qualification provides the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification that gives a basic introduction to the sector. It has been designed to meet the needs of students from the age of 14 years. It includes the knowledge and practical skills that students need in order to care for their own children or for children in a voluntary capacity, such as babysitting.
The BTEC L1 Certifcate in Caring for Children is at least the size of one GCSE and can count towards the new Progress 8 and Attainment 8 indicators.