Child Development and Early Years

Working in the Early Years sector is extremely rewarding. Pupils who study in this area will be introduced to the skills needed to understand the knowledge required to work with children aged 0-5 years.

CACHE qualifications in Child Development and Early Years

Key Stage 4 approval

Qualifications

DfE approved Performance Tables

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Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care

2019

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care has been designed to meet the characteristics for inclusion in the Department for Education’s performance tables .This is the only level 2 technical qualification which serves as an introduction to child development and early years and is a technical alternative to a GCSE.

Key Stage 5 approval

Qualifications

DfE approved Performance Tables

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NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education

2019

PT21

NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)

2019

PT21

NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator)

2019

PT21

CACHE have a range of other qualifications suitable for pupils from the age of 14 which don’t carry performance points but do offer a great foundation of learning for pupils who are interested in this sector. Below are just a few qualifications which your pupils may be interested in. More can be found on the CACHE website.

Entry Level Certificate in Caring for A Child/Children (Entry 3)

Level 1 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Caring for Children

Level 2 Award in Babysitting

Level 1 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings