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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 included.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base of working in a childcare environment, this CACHE Level 2 course is ideal for:
This Level 2 course will provide learners with a greater knowledge and understanding of the legislation surrounding working within a childcare setting.
This course enables you to:
What's more, you will now be entitled to FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
QRN Number: 601/3395/8
(H/601/3305, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)
(Y/601/3236, Unit Level: 2, GLH: 25 hours; Credits 3)
(K/601/3323, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)
(J/601/3491, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 26 hours; Credits: 3)
(H/601/3496, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 27 hours; Credits: 3)
(M/601/3498, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 18 hours; Credits: 2)
(T/601/7407, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)
(F/601/5465, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 23 hours; Credits: 3)
(L/601/5470, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 23 hours; Credits: 3)
(R/601/5471, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)
(D/601/7403, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)
(L/601/1693, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 30 hours; Credits: 4)
(Y/601/1695, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 3)
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner's workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. This course requires an assessment of your practical skills within your working environment. It is essential that you secure a placement that can provide you with a suitably qualified workplace assessor who can observe you, comment on your skills and write a report to meet the assessment requirements.
This direct observation will be used as evidence towards your qualification. Methods of assessment could include:
This guided learning hours for this course are 261 hours. You will also be required to complete 200 hours of placement to complete the course.
You will receive 12 months to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, and you will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!
Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce.
CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.
CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK's leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors, and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.
Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will be entitled to access the CACHE Alumni Membership for 2 years. Please contact our Student Support team for further information on 0330 563100. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE industries, providing valuable resources and advice for professional studying towards/with a CACHE qualification.
You will need to be at least 16 years of age to enrol onto this course. You will also need to secure a placement or be working in a nursery, pre-school or school in mainland UK. Students also must have basic IT skills and be fluent in English Language.
You have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
* Not included with the online study option
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you will need to demonstrate competence in both knowledge and skills. It is important that your placement is in a nursery, pre-school or school, and it is essential that your placement can provide you with a workplace assessor who is suitably qualified at level 3 or above (with management responsibilities) to provide written observations of your practice (at least 3 observations are required during your placement). Your workplace assessor will also need to sign off any additional evidence that you provide for assessment relating to your placement.
No, everything you need is included in the price!
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your CACHE Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce.
It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.