Level 3 NCFE CACHE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

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Preparing you to start your career as an Early Years Educator in a variety of roles, this course will give you the skills and experience you need to work with children from birth to five years of age.

Course Information

The level 3 diploma is a 1-year course that prepares learners to work with children in an early years education setting. Upon achievement of this qualification, you’ll be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators in your chosen speciality. The course is made up of written assessments, a longitudinal study, and a substantial work placement.

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Who is this course for?

If you have some experience of working with children, aged 16-18 and would like to achieve a full level 3 qualification – this course is for you.

Units / Modules

Your learning on the course will be structured around three themes as follows:

  • Theme 1: Health and well-being
  • Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
  • Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness

Assessment Types

The course is made up of written assessments, a longitudinal study and a substantial work placement.

Entry Requirements

You should have a L2 STL or L2 EYE qualification with either English or Maths GCSE at a grade 4 (C) or functional skills at level 2.

OR

Substantial experience in an educational or early years setting, along with 4 GCSEs at grade 3 and above, including English Language and Maths. In addition, either English or Maths GCSE needs to be at a grade 4 (C).

Career Progression

Upon achievement of this qualification, you will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. Roles may include:

  • Assistant in Children's Centre
  • Practitioner in nursery school
  • Practitioner in reception class in primary school
  • Pre-school worker

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Course Details

Duration

1 year

Study Type

Part time

Start Date

18/09/2023

Course Code

77259-01

Course Fee (Adult)

£2,882   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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