NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator

Take a step up in your childcare career and land yourself a more senior role by studying this fantastic, hands-on course to become a fully qualified Early Years Practitioner working with children under 5…

Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce

  • Fully accredited CACHE Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator
  • Become a fully qualified Nursery Nurse
  • Successful students are qualified and work ready
  • Study alongside your work or placement
  • Assessor visit included and organised by us around you
  • Earn 32 UCAS points to support application for higher education
  • Set up your career in early years childcare

Work within a nursery setting and want to progress your career to the next level? Our recognised NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator enables you to become a fully qualified nursery nurse and ensures you’re ready to enter the workplace.

Or maybe you are looking for a career change and want to try childcare, our course can help you start your brand new career path.

Complete our CACHE Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator and stand out as a candidate in the competitive childcare industry.

Our distance learning approach means you can study alongside your work or placement and balance your busy life with study.

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Your Options...

In order to meet the government ratio requirements and for you to be ready to enter the workplace, you will need to have a Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English.

Don’t worry if you haven’t achieved this, we offer several flexible options to ensure you are ready and stand out in the competitive industry.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

Choose this option if you already have Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English (GCSE or Functional Skills). This is the straight course with assessor visits and a dedicated tutor included.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) plus GCSE English and Foundation Maths

Ideal if you need to complete your Maths and English. Learn foundation English and Maths alongside your Early Years Level 3 Diploma.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) plus GCSE English and Foundation Maths inc exams

This option is for those who need their GCSE Maths and English. Study this alongside your Early Years qualification. We book the exams for you when you are ready.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) plus Functional Skills English and Maths

Learn Functional Skills Maths and English alongside the full Early Years Educator course. Book your exams when you are ready.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce Early Years Educator plus Functional Skills English and Maths inc exams

Our complete course option if you need your Function Skills Maths and English qualifications alongside your Early Years qualification. We book your exams for you when you are ready.

Working in childcare

Working In Childcare

Career paths

Our fully accredited CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Early Years Workforce opens up a range of career options:

  • Nursery nurse
  • Practitioner in reception classes
  • Pre School worker
  • Nanny
  • Childminder
  • Home based child carer

As this course enables you to gain UCAS points, this course can also help you with your application to further education. You might go on to study:

  • BA Early Years
  • BA Education Studies
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