Childcare Level 3 Diploma (EYE)

Childcare Level 3 Diploma (EYE)

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Childcare Level 3 Diploma (EYE)

Before undertaking this course you will need to undertake our free, compulsory Preparing for Level 3 Childcare course.

The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended you will be able to enter the workforce as an Early Years Educator.

This qualification is suitable for a range of learners, either working or wishing to work in early years education and care.

 

 
Duration 1 year
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Various
Course code Campus Specific
Fee £2,882 (financial support is available)

What You Learn / Units

We have structured the units around four themes:

  •   Theme 1: Health and well-being
  •   Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
  •   Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness
  •   Theme 4: Professional development

Work experience is required for achievement of this qualification. A minimum of 350 placement hours is required.

During placement, learners will need support from a professional, within the real work environment, who will be required to complete professional development records. Experience has to be in more than one age group and include experience with babies.

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop the skills to work as an Early Years Educator.

Course providers will support learners, who need to achieve English and Maths GCSEs at grade C or above, alongside this qualification.

 

 

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed through:

  • E-portfolio
  • Assignments throughout the academic year
  • Observation in the workplace

Where is this course delivered?

Beeston

Enfield

Deacon

Park Lane

Printworks

Horsforth Library

Keighley

Entry Requirements

You will need:

  • Experience in an Early Years Setting and voluntary or paid workplace alongside the course.
  • Enhanced DBS check.
  • English/Maths at Level 1 or above. We will assess you at interview.
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification in Childcare could also progress you onto this course

Please note: While there is no requirement for learners to have achieved GCSE English and maths upon commencement or completion of a standalone Early Years Educator qualification, all learners who achieve an Early Years Educator qualification, will need the GCSE English and maths A*-C to count in the ratios at level 3, in childcare settings. Learners who don't have these GCSEs can take functional skills.

What's Next?

After successful completion of this course you will be able to seek or continue employment in the Childcare sector or wish to progress onto university. 

Campus Locations

Deacon House Centre

Seacroft Avenue
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS14 6JD
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Cross Gates Station, 1.3 MilesWebsite

Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston

Burton Avenue
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS11 5ER
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 1.4 MilesWebsite

Enfield Centre

Enfield Terrace
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS7 1RG
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 1.4 MilesWebsite

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite

Park Lane Campus

Park Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS3 1AA
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite

Keighley College

Bradford Road
Keighley
West Yorkshire
BD21 4HQ
01535 685 000
Nearest train station
Keighley Station, 210ftWebsite