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Childcare And Education (Early Years Educator) CACHE Diploma Level 3 at Tower Hamlets College

Course description

This qualification prepares you to work unsupervised or in a supervisory capacity with children and their families in a variety of settings. These could include nurseries, children’s centres, home based child care, pre-schools or schools.

You are required to do at least two days a week work placement in an appropriate setting, for which you will need to have a CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check.

Course content

  • Play and Learning in Children’s Education
  • Curriculum Frameworks
  • Partnership with Parents
  • Child development 0-16 years
  • Keeping Children Safe
  • Child Observations
  • Cultural Diversity

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSE grades A*-C (including Maths and English)
  • Interview and initial assessments


You will be assessed through assignments, work placement logs, visits and an externally assessed exam along with a five thousand word research task which is externally marked.

Future opportunities

  • Nursery worker
  • Room Supervisor
  • Foundation Stage Practitioner
  • Special Educational Needs Support Worker
  • Nanny
  • Children’s Centre practitioner

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tower Hamlets College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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