The aim of this qualification is to prepare 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.
Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.
This qualification prepares learners to work with children between birth and 5 years with knowledge of children up to 7 years.
This course is broken down into 3 themes as seen in the modules section.
Play, development and learning for school readiness (theme 3)
Understand the value of play in Early Years
Develop children’s cognitive skills
Promote children’s speech, language and communication
Support children with additional needs
Use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children
Use longitudinal studies to observe, assess and plan for children’s needs
Personal Development (theme 4)
Health & Well-being (theme 1)
Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition
Support healthy lifestyles for children through exercise
Legislation, frameworks and professional practice (theme 2)
Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children
Job roles include:
Practitioner in day nurseries
Practitioner in Nursery schools
Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)
Learners must be aged 16 or over.
This course will take approximately