16-18 Courses

Level 2 NCFE CACHE Diploma for Early Years Practitioner

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Epping Forest Campus, Hackney Campus, Havering Ardleigh Green, Redbridge Campus, Tower Hamlets Campus
  • Qualification

    16-18 Courses
  • Subject

    Early Years
  • Schedule

    Timetable Dependent (Day)
  • Duration

    36 weeks
  • Course Target


Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

  • Four or more GCSEs at grade 3 ( or equivalent)
  • Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children or Health and Social care, Early years
  • You will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check.


The aim of this course is to prepare learners to work with children aged from birth to five years with knowledge of ages five - seven.

Study units include;

  • Theory of play
  • Child Development
  • Health and Safety
  • Childhood health issues
  • Working with children and parents

You must complete written assignments and produce a portfolio of evidence of work. You will be assessed for your perfromace in the workplace ( placement). You will be required to complete 250 placement hours and record evidence for this. An enhanced DBS check which should show a clean record before the start of the course is neccessary. The college can help with this.


Further Information

  • Level 3 NFCE CACHE Technical Diploma in Childcare and Education
  • Employment
  • Apprenticeship
  • T Level in Education and Care

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