Alternative education at FUELTD Nottingham

BTEC LEVEL 1/2 in 


The Level 1/2 Children's play, learning and development course involves the completion of the following qualification:

Title: Edexcel BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Children's play, Learning and Development 

QAN Number: 600/6814/0

Title: Edexcel BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Children's play, Learning and Development 

QAN Number: 600/7865/0


What you will do on the course

Learners will gain the required knowledge and understanding of child development and the characteristics of child development from birth to eight years.

This consists of: Patterns of child development, promoting children's positive behaviour, health and safety in early years settings and making healthy food choices for children.


Here are some of the things you will be doing:

– Promoting children's development through play

– Promoting healthy eating

– The principles of early years settings

How you will be assessed

Students will be internally assessed on this course through building up a portfolio of learning and practical tasks. There will be two written examinations set externally.


Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suited for anyone who has an interest or would consider a career in the Childcare sector.


Progression Opportunities

From completing this course, you will be able to advance onto:

– Further Education

– Apprenticeships

– Employment