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

Apply From: 29th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 30th of March 2020
Start Date:

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Entry Requirements

GCSEs grade C-D (grade 5 - 3) including English or maths at grade C (grade 5/4) or above.

Who is the course for

The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care is for learners who want to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years.

Course Content

A total of 12 units must be achieved for the full qualification. Course themes include:

  • Introducing the role of the early years practitioner
  • Legislation, framework and professional practice
  • Play, development and learning for school
  • Professional development.

A minimum of 250 placement hours are required for achievement of this qualification. Placements should be undertaken in at least two different settings.

Where next - Further Studies

NCFE / CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care or NCFE / CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Nursery assistant, classroom assistant, nanny or pre-school assistant.