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CACHE Level 3 - Diploma in Child Care and Education at Swanshurst School

Course description

CACHE LEVEL 3 – DIPLOMA IN CHILDCARE AND EDUCATION (Early Years Education) This course is a practical, work related course. You will complete projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. You will be prepared for working without supervision, or in a supervisory capacity, with children and their families in a variety of settings. Your assessments may include, observations of practice, reflections on own practice in real work situations, written assignments and tasks set by CACHE to demonstrate your knowledge. You can also progress on to Higher Education Child Care related courses, having achieved this Diploma. All students must have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to starting the course. For more information on this course please look at our website:, click on the Sixth Form tab and then select ‘courses & subjects’ where you can download a PDF of the subject leaflet and an application form. Alternatively you can request a prospectus and application form by email: or by calling on 0121 464 2400

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C or above. At entry point students must have a minimum of grade D in GCSE English and GCSE Maths. Students who have not achieved a C grade in Maths and English must be working towards achieveing this before the end of the course. Exam Board:

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swanshurst School directly.

Last updated date: 12 March 2015
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