The CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education is designed to give you a comprehensive knowledge of the role and responsibilities of working with children. It is an in-depth course that will teach you how to understand and care for young children, and make certain their well-being is at the forefront at all times. Once qualified, you will gain the skills and knowledge to work with children from birth up to 5 years. If you aspire to, or are already employed in a capacity in childcare and education, this certification is a recognised qualification that will make you a valuable asset to an already in-demand and ever-increasing profession.
The course will explore key topics at length, including the health and development of children in their early years and the role of a child educator during this pivotal time. This information is vital if you aspire to, or already work in a child care environment.
Working with children is rewarding, and the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education course is perfect for any learner who wants to have a career in this field. It is not only a rewarding profession, but also a lucrative one. The competition for childcare jobs has increased over the years, and employers are looking for individuals with nationally recognised qualifications.
Learners will be awarded UCAS points upon completion of the course. To see UCAS Points Chart, please click on the ‘Method of Assessment’ section on the Table.
This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure
This is a knowledge-only qualification and learners are not required to have practical experience
South London College offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at South London College and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.
|Access Duration||The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.|
|Entry Requirements||Learners will need to be over the age of 16, and must demonstrate the following:
In order to qualify for the programme, you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment, along with the following;
Upon submission of the documents, your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme, your application will not be accepted.
|Method of Assessment||
In order to complete the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education successfully and gain a professional qualification, all learners must complete 2 mandatory units. You will complete the assignments and create a portfolio of evidence, which will be assessed by a tutor.
Grading system: A*–D (to pass an assignment you must achieve a grade D or above).The learner will be allocated points according to the chart and will be given a grade, depending on the points received.
Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education Certificate. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.Note:- Learners will receive the official printed certificate and e-certificate
CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.
NCFE is a National Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.
|Progression and Career Path||
Once you have successfully passed the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education, you can progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education (601/3999/7) and then onto the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) (601/4000/8). Once you have achieved a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education you can either go on to higher education, or begin working. Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as:
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|Qualification Specification- Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education|
|Awarding Body Registration|
|Application Form – NCFE Awarding Body Registration|
|Child development from Conception to Seven Years [F/506/5384]|
|1.1 Stages of Development|
|1.2 Theoretical Perspectives|
|1.3 Communication of Children|
|Childrens Health and Wellbeing [J/506/5385]|
|2.1 Attachment and Secure Relationships|
|2.2 Physical Care Routines for Babies and Children|
|2.3 Health and Wellbeing of Children|
|2.4 Benefits of good Diets|
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