Level 3 NCFE CACHE Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator)(VRQ)


This two-year course enables you to become an Early Years Educator to work with children from birth to 5 years old. You will do 730 placement hours in a range of work settings to get practical experience of working with children of different age groups (DBS check needed). You will study:

What will I study?

  • Health and well-being
  • Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
  • Play, development and learning for school readiness
  • Professional development to run through the whole qualification
  • Child observations
Subject: Early Years
Qualification Type: Diploma
Study Location: Hackney Campus

Entry Requirement:
  • You must be 16 18 years old
  • GCSE English and maths at grade 9 - 4 / A*- C or must be working towards one of these and completed it by final year of study
  • Satisfactory reference
  • College interview and assessment
Where does it lead:

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, Degrees in Childhood Studies or teaching, or employment as an Early Years Educator.

Who is the course available for: 16-18

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