Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare

WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?
 
The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) 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.
The Apprenticeship framework consists of the CACHE diploma level 3 and if not already gained an ICT in functional skills.


WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
 
You should be at least 16 years old. CACHE does not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines
 
All learners who achieve an Early Years Educator qualification will need GCSE English and Maths A*-C to count in the ratios at Level 3 in childcare settings. While there is no requirement for learners to have achieved GCSE English and Maths upon commencement or completion of a standalone Early Years Educator qualification, providers are expected to support learners who need to achieve English and maths GCSEs at grade C or above alongside the qualification in order to gain employment.
 
The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (QCF) forms part of the Early Years Pathway of the Advanced Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. English and math’s GCSEs at grade C or above are a requirement for childcare apprentices.


For more information about this apprenticeship, download the course information sheet below:



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