NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care


This qualification develops the skills and knowledge needed to work under supervision with children and their families.

Subject: Early Years
Qualification Type: Certificate
Study Location: Redbridge Campus

Entry Requirement:

You will need to be at least 16 years old Students should have a good level of written and spoken English and have 5 or more GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths at grade 4.

Students will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS (formally CRB) check which should show a clean record before the start of the programme and this will be applied for in conjunction with the college. 

Where does it lead:

A rewarding career in childcare including early years assistant in a children's centre or pre-school assistant, nursery foundation stage assistant, nursery assistant in private nurseries and crèches, welfare assistants in schools, private nanny positions and special educations needs assistant.

However, most students progress onto the following;

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) England
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma for the Children and Young People's workforce (QCF)
  • Level 3 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Child Care and Education ( NQF)
Course Fees: £1653.00
Who is the course available for: 16-18

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