What's covered?

This is a two year course, year one is the CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education and year two is the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator).

Upon achievement of the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education you will be able to access higher education or enter the workforce as an early years' educator. The Diploma enables you to gain the knowledge and experience which will allow you to work with children from birth to five years.

To achieve the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) learners must complete 15 mandatory units. You will also undertake a work placement in a pre-school or nursery.

What do you need?

You will need five GSCEs including English and Maths at grade 4 or above. A Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check will also be required.

How you are assessed

Learners must also complete an Effective Practice Study and Extended Assessment which are externally set and externally marked.

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

Upon achievement of the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education it is intended that learners will be able to access higher education or enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.

What could this lead to?

UCAS confirm maximum allocation of 420 points at A- to the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (EYE).

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