Childcare & Education (QCF) - Level 3 Award CACHE Course

General

Program Description

The CACHE Childcare and Education (VRQ) - Level 3 Award Course is a course designed for students who want to start a career in Childcare and acts as an perfect preparation for those who want to follow on to do CACHE Level 3 Certificate or Diploma qualifications.

Childcare is a competitive industry, and employers increasingly look for job applicants holding nationally recognised qualifications. This CACHE course provides successful learners with a Level 3 qualification especially designed for those looking to work with children ages 0-5 in a professional childcare setting.

The Diploma level course would enable learners to gain the knowledge and experience to allow them to work with children from birth to 5 years in non-supervised capacity. It should be stressed, however, that the Award itself is a valuable standalone qualification in its own right, and will be especially useful to those looking to boost their CV with a view to working with children in a supervised capacity. It would also be suitable for those already working in childcare as a piece of CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

The course covers the following units:

  • Unit One: Child Development from conception to seven years
  • Unit Two: Children's Health and Wellbeing

On successful completion of this course, students will receive an accredited Level 3 QCF Award Qualification with 15 UCAS Points.

Prerequisites

There is no previous learning knowledge or experience required to take this course.

Course Duration & Support

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.

Assessment

The course contains a number of Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs) which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. The course also contains some self-assessment exercises which are designed to gauge your progress but are not part of the assessment procedures.

Last updated Apr 2018

About the School

Distance Learning Courses Limited (t/a Distance Learning Centre) is a leading provider of distance learning / home study / Open Learning courses and a respected course developer. As well as developing ... Read More

Distance Learning Courses Limited (t/a Distance Learning Centre) is a leading provider of distance learning / home study / Open Learning courses and a respected course developer. As well as developing our own course materials we are also agents for many other top distance learning providers and currently offer over 250 distance learning courses through the Distance Learning Centre website and we are also an authorised partner for distributing the official CIW Self Study Kits. Read less