NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing for Work in Early Years Education and Care


This course prepares learners to work with children from birth to 5 years and includes knowledge of children aged 5-7.

Mandatory units:

Theme 1 - Health and well-being

  • Healthy lifestyles through provision of food and nutrition
  • Healthy lifestyles through exercise
  • Physical care routines
  • Childrenís emotional well-being
  • Support children who are unwell
  • Understanding the needs of mothers and babies during pre-conception, pregnancy and rst year of life

Theme 2 - Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

  • Introduction to the role of the early years practitioner
  • Understand legislation relating to safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
  • Using legislation relating to health and safety
  • Using legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice
  • Working in partnership

Reflecting on practice

  • Reflecting on practice in the early years sector
Subject: Early Years
Qualification Type: Certificate
Study Location: Tower Hamlets Campus

Entry Requirement:

Learners should be at least 16 years of age

CACHE does not set any other entry requirements but college providers may have their own guidelines

Where does it lead:

Progress on to the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator)

Employment in a variety of roles in an early years setting (however it does not provide a license to practice)

Course Fees: £686.00
Who is the course available for: 16-18 and Adult

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