Exam Board

NCFE

Head of Department

Maggie Tate

Entry Requirements

Five grades 4-9 (or equivalent)

Assessment Breakdown

Coursework = 50%, Examination = 50% (Controlled Assessment and Short Answer Question Paper)

Childcare & Education

Level 3 Vocational – Equivalent to 1 A Level

Working with children is a fun, rewarding and exciting career with the potential to change lives. This course will help you develop the appropriate experience, skills, and knowledge you need to work with children. The course provides clear progression into higher education or employment.

What skills will I develop?

You will gain the knowledge and experience of working with children .
You will develop your ability to observe, interact and support children through a variety of methods.
You will learn more about the specific development of children, their health & wellbeing needs as well as how to provide a safe environment for children to learn in.

What topics will I study?

CACHE Level 3 Technical Certificate

  • Unit 1: The Role of the Early Years, Childcare and Education Practitioner
  • Unit 2: Human Development from Conception to 19 Years
  • Unit 3: Key legislation, Policy and Procedures
  • Unit 4: Statutory Educational Framework
  • Unit 5: Play and Learning

Where does the course lead?

For those interested in working with young children it can provide you with the knowledge to progress into career opportunities such as nursery care, teaching and other related services, as well as degree opportunities in related courses.

Exam Board

NCFE

Head of Department

Maggie Tate

Entry Requirements

Five grades 4-9 (or equivalent)

Assessment Breakdown

Coursework = 50%, Examination = 50% (Controlled Assessment and Short Answer Question Paper)