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Level 2

Early Years | CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings | Level 2


Our early years department has an excellent track record of student progression to employment or University. You will learn about caring for children from birth to seven years of age, linking classroom theory with hands-on experience through regular work placements.

This experience will provide you with the skills and confidence required for this challenging and rewarding industry. On completion of the second year of Level 3, you will have Early Years Educator status, allowing you to go into employment as an early years worker or apply for university to study teaching or childhood studies.

  • Fantastic links with local hospitals, pre-schools and schools
  • Work placements provide practical experience
  • Inspirational guest speakers
  • High progression rate to employment
  • Please note: This course currently takes place at our Central Brighton Campus


At least three GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths. Plus two references (one from working with children) and an enhanced DBS.
If you do not have these grades, we have options for you. You can start on the Level 1 Diploma.


If you want to find out more about what Brigton MET has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.