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Childcare & Education (Early Years Educator) CACHE Level 3 Award, Certificate and Diploma at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

This qualification 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.

Course content

What units/topics will be studied?

  • Child development from conception to seven years
  • Children’s health and well-being
  • Providing safe environments for children
  • Child health
  • Play and learning
  • Understanding children’s additional needs
  • Observation, assessment and planning
  • Professional Practice Portfolio 1


Entry requirements

5A*- C,  

C/5  - English Language,

C/5  - Maths


Exam board: CACHE

Future opportunities

Where can this lead me?

  • Progression to Higher Education
  • Early Years Educator
  • Practitioner in day nurseries
  • Practitioner in nursery schools
  • Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools
  • Pre-school worker
  • Nanny

Further information

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

  • Work experience placements
  • Team building activities
  • Leadership qualification
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Food and Hygiene qualification

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 January 2017
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