CACHE LEVEL 3 Diploma
Early Years Educator

[ Early years Workforce]

Intense course

Course Duration: 6-8 Months

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Working in childcare
  • Complete a Maths and English assessment at Level 1 or 2
  • Complete a placement in a nursery that facilitates children from 6months up to 5
  • Attend classes twice a week choices of daytime 10 – 1 or evening 7pm – 9pm

MANDATORY UNITS

The qualification has 23 mandatory units and the following four themes:

Theme 1: Health and well-being

Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness

Theme 4: Professional development

FUNDING
Advanced Learning Loan

If you are aged 19 or above, you may qualify for an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay for your course fees. Most learners aged 19 and over, studying at Level 3 or Level 4, will qualify for these loans from the UK government. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until your income is over £25,000 a year!

FEE: £2882

ROUTES AFTER COMPLETION

WHICH TYPE OF JOB ROLES CAN YOU APPLY FOR ON COMPLETION?

Upon achievement of this qualification learners will gain their licence to practise and it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as:

  • Assistant in Children’s Centres
  • Practitioner in nursery schools
  • Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools
  • Pre-school worker

You can also attend Higher Education as this course carried UCAS Points

UNITS FOR EACH COURSE

  • Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition
  • Support healthy lifestyles for children through exercise
  • Support physical care routines for children
  • Promote children’s emotional well-being
  • Understand how to support children who are unwell
  • Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
  • Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children
  • Follow legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice
  • Working in partnership
  • Engage in professional development
  • Play, development and learning for school readiness
  • Understand the value of play in Early Years
  • Plan, lead and review play opportunities which support children’s learning and development
  • Promote enabling play environments
  • Developing children’s emergent literacy skills
  • Developing children’s emergent mathematical skills
  • Support children’s transition to school
  • Develop children’s cognitive skills
  • Promote children’s speech, language and communication
  • Promoting children’s physical development
  • Promoting children’s personal, social and emotional development
  • Support children with additional needs
  • Use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children
  • Use longitudinal studies to observe, assess and plan for children’s needs

COURSE DURATION


6 to 9 months
online weekly
live classes

AVERAGE SALARY

Early Years Educators £195,00+
Nursery Assistant and practitioners £16,000+
Teaching Assistant £29,000+