The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.
Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.
Direct observations must continue to be used to assess competence with the age range the learner is working with but can be complemented with expert witness testimonies, reflective accounts including prior knowledge and professional discussions to assess knowledge, skills and competence outside of this age range.
During placement, learners will need support from a professional within the Real Work Environment.
In order to achieve the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) students must gain a total of 61 credits. To do this they must achieve 23 mandatory units from Group A.
To aid holistic delivery and assessment the units are structured around the following three themes:
350 Placement hours are expected as competence in a real work environment is essential.
Progression to job roles as per the following:
Applying for a course is simple:
If you have any questions, a course adviser is here to help you.