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Level 3 Diploma For The Early Years Workforce



The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce is a qualification that provides individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to work in a childcare setting. This qualification is ideal for individuals who want to work in roles such as nursery practitioners, childminders, and early years educators.

The qualification is accredited by NCFE CACHE, a leading provider of qualifications in the UK, and is recognised by Ofqual and is a DfE ‘full and relevant’ qualification enabling holders to count in staff ratios within an early years setting.


What’s involved?

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce covers a range of topics that are essential for individuals working in a childcare setting. These topics include:

  1. Child development from conception to seven years
  2. Children’s health and well-being
  3. Providing safe environments for children
  4. Child protection
  5. Supporting children’s play and learning
  6. Partnership working in the early years
  7. Professional development

Throughout the course, you will also be required to complete practical assessments in a real work environment. This will give you the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned in a practical setting and gain hands-on experience.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce qualification. This qualification will enable you to progress in your career and work in a range of childcare settings.


How to enrol?

To enrol onto this course, either click apply and complete the form, or find out more on what options are available to finance the course.

This course can be paid for in 12x interest free instalments of £45 per month with a £107.92 deposit.

We have flexible instalment options or you can pay the full course fee upfront of £648 inc. VAT

Once you’ve completed the online form, our enrolment team will be in contact to discuss next steps and how to continue your enrolment.

I have developed confidence and improved my knowledge in the childcare sector. I have learnt new skills such as completing a longitudinal study and improve my observations on children. I feel more competent within my job role.

Jennifer, Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator