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Childcare and Education CACHE L3 Diploma at Riverside College Halton

Course content

The course inlcudes 12 units covering all areas of childcare and education. Part of the course allows you to develop skills of observation and curriculum planning through a variety of placements. Other units include: - The Developing Child - Health and Comminity Care - Play Curriculum and Early Learning - Work with Babies 0-1yrs - Preparation for Employment - Child Protection Services You will also study a range of key skills as part of the course. Key skills enables students to demonstrate employability in the workplace, and they are a compulsory part of the course.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and a further 3 in core subjects) or CCE (level 2) at Merit or BTEC First Diploma Early Years at Merit.


Through unit assignments, portfolio of child observations and placement experience, plus a final test paper.

Future opportunities

As a Nursery Nurse you will be able to work in a wide range of areas including private day nurseries, schools, special schools, private houses and health or social services. Progression to higher education also includes Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies, Teaching, Nursing and Midwifery and Social Work.

Further information

A current police check must be carried before acceptance onto the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Riverside College Halton directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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