The convenient way to study a CACHE Child Care course

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Study Cache Childcare online with us

Did you know that according to the World Health Organization, “High quality childcare and early childhood education can improve children’s chances for success in later life”?

Childcare helps parents continue their careers and aids the development of children during those important early years. You can learn about this profession with our child care level 3 course.

Our course is independently accredited by CACHE – widely recognised as the standard for the child care industry.

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    What is a child carer?

    Child carers and childminders educate and care for other peoples children. This can be essential for parents who want to maintain their careers while raising their family.

    All childminders are required by law to register with Ofsted. There are over 100,000 registered childminders.

    As a qualified childminder you can care for up to six children (only three can be under five years old).

    Why study a CACHE course?

    CACHE courses are recognised qualifications. Employers are looking for people that have these qualifications when recruiting in the sector. CACHE actually develop their syllabus with employees, which ensures that everything they are looking for is covered.

    These qualifications are used by over 1000 training providers in the UK and abroad. This means they are the awarding organisation of choice in care, health and education for learners and employees. These high quality vocational qualifications are a hit to have on your CV!

    CACHE alumni

    Open Study College are committed to helping you improve your education and progress within your career, and this includes after you have completed your studies.

    Which is why we are now offering you a year’s FREE membership with the CACHE Alumni on completion of studying your CACHE course.

    CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE Sector. It is for qualified professionals and offers relevant news updates, topical resources and careers information. Access tailored advice and e-learning modules to help enhance your learning even after your studies are complete.

    Study from home, at your own pace

    If you struggle to find time to study every day at a traditional college, a home learning course is an ideal solution. Over 120,000 people have studied with us from home and enjoyed full support from a tutor.

    You’ll study whenever you want, at your own pace. There are no strict deadlines (you’ll have up to a year and most of our courses require 80 hours of study- that’s around 1 hour and a half a week).

    Award-winning tutor support

    Our courses are studied entirely from home- but you still enjoy help at every step of the way from your dedicated expert tutor who can be contacted via our award-winning e-learning site.


    Paving your way to better employment

    Whether you’re setting out on a brand new career path, aiming higher in your job or just getting started in employment, Open Study College are here to improve your career prospects.

    When you enrol, get in touch with our learner services and request your free Employability Guide. Our expert guide will help you understand the qualities and skills employers are looking for. It will also enable you to demonstrate your skills, so you stand out from other candidates.

    Once you have passed your course, you can take advantage of our free CV rewriting service. We will use our expertise to improve your chances of finding a job with a noticeable CV!

    At Open Study College, we help shape your future.

    To request your free copy of our Employability Guide and CV writing service email or call 03300 563100 and our friendly team will send you a link to access the guide.

    Enrol on our CACHE Level 1 Award in Caring for Children course today!