• NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education
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    Assist in the growth of children’s interpersonal, intellectual, psychological, and physical requirements to establish a broad and robust basis for lifetime learning with the assistance of this NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education course. 

    The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education qualification is regulated by Ofqual, offering you to get formal education online. This qualification will assist you in working in the Health, Public Services and Care, Early Years Education settings. This certification will help you work with children from birth to 7 years, and UCAS points have been allocated to this qualification.  

    This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education qualification validates occupational competence in childcare-related workplaces. You’ll become an expert in providing sufficient support to children up to seven years and obtain relevant health and well-being skills.

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    Learning Outcomes

    • Understand development from conception to birth and routine screening programmes in the first year of life.
    • Acknowledge theory and educational frameworks which inform knowledge and understanding of Early Years practice.
    • Get extensive abilities in planning opportunities for children’s learning and development from birth to five years.
    • Gain an in-depth perception of children’s needs in relation to emotional well-being.
    • Gather knowledge of the required physical care and the impact of poor diet on children’s health and well-being.

    Guided Learning Hours

    Guided Learning Hours estimate how much time a mentor, classroom facilitator, or other professional educator spends on average consulting with a student, either face to face or in real-time, to help the student achieve the course’s learning outcomes at a satisfactory level. 

    GLH for this qualification is 180 hours.

    Total Qualification Time

    Total Qualification Time comprises of the Guided Learning Hours for the qualification and an estimate of the number of hours a learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation, study or any other form of participation in education or training, including assessment, which takes place as directed by – but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of – a lecturer, supervisor, Tutor or other appropriate providers of education or training.

    TQT for this qualification is 277 Hours.

    Method of Assessment

    Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence generated from appropriate assessment tasks, which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit. Upon completing each unit, learners must declare that the work produced is their own, and the Assessor will countersign this. 

    The learner will complete internally assessed work in accordance with the qualification specification

    Who is this course for?

    • Students who wish to attain the essential skills needed for Childcare and Education
    • Individuals who want to prepare themselves for a better career opportunity
    • Individuals who wish to obtain an education at a higher level


    This qualification is designed for learners who wish to gain the abilities required to work effectively in an Early Years Education setting. This qualification has no specified prerequisites. However, 

    • This qualification is intended for learners aged 16 and above. 
    • Learners may have a level 2 qualification

    Career Path

    This qualification will help you get a better career as an educator and will help you gain further education credentials.


    To learn about what each qualification means, please check out this file.

    To learn about the differences between Award, Diploma and Certificate, please read this file.

    After enrolling, you will receive your log in details for our learning platform. Here you will find the resources, guidance, assignments and tips you need to succeed with your studies. You will get dedicated support from a student mentor who will provide you with the tips and guidance throughout the course. The mentor will guide you in understanding the guidance, learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course and will also suggest additional study materials so that you can study the topics thoroughly. You will have a clear understanding of the requirements of each unit for getting qualified. You can contact with the mentor through email any time. After submitting all the assignments, you will get detailed feedback from our qualified assessor, if needed. It will help you prepare in the best possible way and find out any flaws that can prevent you getting qualified.

    Yes, all the costs are included in the price. However, you may have to pay some extra for certain condition and qualification.

    Yes. As well as being accredited by an industry leading Institute, your course is also regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK. This means you can study any of our courses safe in the knowledge that upon completion of your studies you will receive a certificate of your educational achievement which will be recognised globally.

    To learn about the difference between CPD course and Regulated Qualification, please read this file.

    UCAS points (also known as UCAS Tariff points) are a way of measuring the relative value of all post-16 qualifications in the UK.