Children's Play, Learning and Development (Level 2 Diploma)

BTEC Technical Diploma (Level 2)


This vocational course, equivalent to four GCSEs (A* to C), provides an excellent starting point for students considering a career working with children.


Coursework (72%) Exam (28%)

Duration: 1 year
Entry requirements:

At least 3 Grade 3's

Exam board: Edexcel

Textbooks £50, placement shirt £25, DBS check (currently £56) and travel to placements.

Programme leader:

Sandra Wickens

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley


Career options may include roles in nurseries, pre-schools, schools, special needs care and hospitals.

Further learning or higher education

Last year students went on to various destinations including moving on to courses at Level 3.

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