Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Certificate – Level 3 – CACHE


This qualification is suitable for a range of learners either working or wishing to work in early years education and care. The Diploma is also suitable for those wishing to progress to higher education.

The CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education (Early Years Educator) prepares students to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children from birth to 7 years.

Five GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including Maths and English. Level 3 students who do not achieve a grade 4 in English and/or Maths will study a GCSE in the subject(s) as part of their study programme.

Having achieved this qualification, students will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. Learners can progress into various job roles:

• Early Years Educator
• practitioner in a day nursery
• practitioner in nursery schools
• practitioner in reception classes in primary schools
• pre-school worker
• home-based childcare
• nanny.

Students can also apply for university courses in Primary Education, Early Years, Nursing or Midwifery.

Start Date: 3rd September 2018
End Date: 28th June 2019
Duration: 2 years
Location: Crewe Campus
Course Description: Early Years Educator (CACHE) Level 3


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