Become a fully qualified nursery nurse with our newest CACHE childcare course
If you dream of working as a nursery nurse with pre-school children aged 0-5, but don’t want to go down the traditional college route when it comes to studying, the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) course could be for you.
This Level 3 Diploma is fully inclusive. It contains everything you need to gain your occupational licence and become an early year’s practitioner. You’ll receive all your course materials by post or email, depending on your personal preference. Study at your own pace – whenever and wherever suits you.
Alongside, you’ll also be on placement or working in an early years environment. You’ll gain at least 350 hours of experience across 3 age ranges (0 to 1 year 11 months; 2 to 2 years 11 months; 3 to 5 years) under the supervision of a workplace mentor. The course includes assessor visits to monitor your progress which, alongside your studying and written work, will contribute to your final qualification.
As a CACHE qualified nursery nurse you’ll be fully qualified and accredited. You'll be able to work in public and private nurseries with children up to the age of 5. CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered.
Enrol with Open Study College and you’ll will receive an exclusive 2 years free membership to the CACHE Alumni; the professional membership network for anyone who already has, or is studying towards, a CACHE qualification. CACHE Alumni members benefit from access to sector specific support, up to date industry developments, careers advice and more.
You’ll also have the full unlimited support of your personal Open Study College tutor for the duration of the course. Plus our in house student support team are on hand to help with any problems or queries.
Hear from the professionals
Watch our video to hear from manager of Wiggles and Giggles Day Nursery Janna and Nursery Nurse Louise about their passion for working in childcare, and their approach to recruiting new members of the team.
Visit the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) course page for more information, or call our student adviser team on 03300 563100.