CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education

Course code: OSC1139
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Perfect for those working or wanting to work in an early years education setting or care. Learn the necessary skills needed for a child’s development…

  • Gain an understanding of child and young person development
  • Develop your knowledge in children’s health and wellbeing
  • Achieve up to 28 UCAS points for entry into university
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification to kick-start your career
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
Course Overview

The CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education provides an excellent knowledge base in childcare and education. It’s ideal for students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and aspire to achieve a career working in childcare.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Course Duration

Up to 1 year

Course Outcome

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education.

Study Hours

Approximately 227 hours.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Content

Qualification Number: 601/3998/5

  • Biological and psychological development of children from birth to seven years
  • Roles of an early years practitioner
  • Active steps an early years practitioner take
  • Frameworks that can be applied to young children’s development
  • Setting appropriate milestones for development
  • Physical and emotional needs of young children
  • Dietary and nutritional requirements
  • Health and safety
  • Emotional needs during stressful or transitional moments
  • The need for regular exercise