Level 2 Childcare

Careers, Not Just Courses.

Students achieved a 100% pass rate across all levels in 2019.

Our Childcare and Early Years courses will prepare you for becoming an early years educator, enabling you to work with children from birth to seven years old.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: Full-time, 1 year course
  • Location: Melton
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers. Adult Learners are welcome to apply.

Your future

This qualification allows learners to progress onto a Level 3 Childcare qualification.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE’s at grade D/3 or above including English and Maths.


  • Introducing the role of the early years practitioner
  • Legislation, framework and professional practice
  • Play, development and learning for school readiness
  • Professional development


  • The BMC Early Years team has great relationships with local schools, nurseries, special educational needs schools, the NHS and Mencap.
  • Opportunity to take an industry-relevant short course along side your full-time qualification, such as Emergency First Aid
  • Work experience is a required part of the course (full support given with securing a placement)

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Melton Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

For a list of our upcoming events, click here.

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