Diploma for Early Years Educator Level 3

Our 12 month accelerated child care programme offers face to face workshops and flexible learning. It is taught by qualified staff with real experience in a caring setting.

Our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator) develops the knowledge and skills you need to be a child care worker in early years settings. It helps you deal with supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.

Our Early Years Educator training programme has been carefully constructed by our experts with nearly 30 years of experience in the sector and is designed to prepare you or your early years’ workforce to deliver the best quality of care.

At the end of this course, you will be able to have a career working with children in roles such as Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator, Early Years Teacher, Nanny or Child-minder.

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Programme Summary

The programme empowers business owners and learners with the knowledge and skills to meet the 13 fundamental standards set by the Care Quality Commission.

Theme 1 – Health and Well-Being

Topics cover how best to support healthy lifestyles for children through food, nutrition and exercise. Also, how to supporting children’s physical care routines and promoting emotional well-being.

This theme concludes with understanding how to support children who are unwell.

Theme 2 – Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

Theme 2 is designed to prepare the learner for the ‘frameworks and professional practice’ involved in working within the early years workforce. The theme highlights key legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children.

Learners are also taught how to follow and use legislation relating to the health and safety, equality, diversity and inclusive practice of children. Additional modules cover professional practices, working in partnership and professional career development.

Theme 3 – Play, development and learning for school readiness

The final theme introduces the value of play and promoting enabling play environments in early years, coupled with the promotion of children’s personal, social and emotional development.

Learners gain insight on promoting the use of speech, language and good communication, as well as developing children’s cognitive skills and addressing emergent literacy skills and mathematical skills. The content also covers how to use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children.

Develop Your Career in Early Years Education

To apply or find out more about the Diploma for Early Years Educator, please complete the form below, or call us on 020 8426 2666.

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The course is delivered through 3 hours a week of live, interactive, teaching via Zoom or Microsoft Teams, plus coaching from experts as well as virtual classroom and pre-recorded lessons. All teaching is presently delivered remotely and there is an active programme of starts despite Covid-19.

What’s in it for me?

How we support your learning

We offer one to one support, digital resources and high-quality career coaching in a family atmosphere to make sure you progress in your education, work and life.

Our 12 month accelerated Child Care programme offers face to face workshops and flexible learning. Taught by qualified staff with real experience in a caring setting.

Benefits for you

  • Experience tutors with one-to-one support
  • 24/7 ability to track progress and undertake assignments
  • Equivalent to an A level, accepted by universities & colleges
  • Support and career coaching to help you succeed
  • Possible help with childcare costs while you attend lessons
  • Local classes West, Central and South London