Early Years Practitioner NCFE Cache Diploma Level 2

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Inspire young minds with this rewarding programme. This course will develop your knowledge and skills in working with children under five years of age. You’ll learn how to support children’s development, care routines, and the needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). You’ll also complete a valuable work placement


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Plan and deliver purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes.
  • Aid babies and children with SEND.
  • Promote positive behaviour and play in an early years setting.
  • Support care routines, wellbeing, and the needs of babies and young children.
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 and above including English language and ideally maths.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    30 weeks

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    We are proud to be working in partnership with CACHE.

    Labour Market

    Jobs in Childcare and Related Personal services in Leeds are due to grow by 2.7% from 2019 to 2024 (Emsi).

    Student Testimonial

    “The course has given me the skills and confidence to work in a nursery. The tutors have been helpful and encouraging.” - Hannah Forbes (Childcare Level 1)
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