OCN NI Level 2 Award in Early Years Learning, Care and Development
The aim of the OCN NI Level 2 Award, Certificate and Extended Certificate in Early Years Learning, Care and Development qualifications is to allow learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for working in the area of early years.
The objectives of the OCN NI Level 2 Award, Certificate and Extended Certificate in Early Years Learning, Care and Development qualifications are to enable learners to:
- develop their knowledge and understanding of child development and growth, learning through play and how meeting the needs of individual children will support their development, play and learning
- apply their knowledge and skills for a career in the early years setting
- develop the essential skills and attributes valued by employers and further/higher education
- develop Literacy, Numeracy and ICT competences together with key transferable and thinking skills