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L3 NCFE CACHE DIPLOMA FOR THE EARLY YEARS WORKFORCE (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR)
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L3 NCFE CACHE DIPLOMA FOR THE EARLY YEARS WORKFORCE (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR)

Target audience 

This qualification meets the needs of learners who work or want to work in a wide range of settings, for example in the roles of:

  • Early Years Educator
  • Nursery Practitioner

Learners will learn, develop and practise skills required for employment and progression in the Children's Care Sector, progress in their current role or onto further learning or emploment.

Entry requirements 

Possession of a relevant Level 2 appropriate qualification MATHS AND ENGLISH GCSE GRADE 4 OR ABOVE or FUNCTIONAL SKILLS LEVEL 2.
A DBS police clearance check will be necessasry.

Course content 

Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)  there are a variety of units, mandatory that link to the vocational setting.  These include:

  • safeguarding
  • equality
  • communication
  • working in partnership with parents and professionals
  • plan and implement play opportunities and educational programmes
  • children's health and well-being
  • safety and welfare
Teaching & Learning 

Candidates will attend college weekly for taught sessions. There will be a variety of teaching methods employed including lecture style, role play, activities, case studies and scenarios relating to early years practice.

The Diploma will guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to Early Learning and Childcare. Learners will develop an in depth understanding and practise skills required for employment and/or progression in the Children's Care Sector.

Assessment criteria 

Assessment will be formative and summative.  A variety of assessment methods will be used:

  • assignments
  • observation in practice
  • witness testimonies
  • reflection and professional discussions
  • longtitudal study
Progression 

  • Level 4 Early Years Advanced Practitioner
  • Foundation Degree in Early Years
  • Employment

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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