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NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in An Introduction to Early Years Settings



The NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in An Introduction to Early Years Settings is an ideal qualification for individuals who are new to the field of early years education and childcare, or those who are seeking to develop their understanding of the sector. This course provides a solid foundation for further study and career progression in the early years sector.

The qualification is accredited by NCFE CACHE, a leading provider of qualifications in the UK, and is recognised by Ofqual.

During the course, you will learn about the key principles and practices in early years settings, including child development, communication, health and safety, and safeguarding.


What does it cover?

The course is designed to be flexible, allowing you to fit your studies around your work and other commitments. You will be required to complete a minimum of 6 credits, which includes 3 credits from the mandatory unit and a further 3 credits from the optional units.

What topics are covered on the course: The course covers a range of topics, including:

  • The role of the early years practitioner
  • Child development
  • Communication with children and adults
  • Health and safety in an early years setting
  • Safeguarding and child protection

These topics are covered in depth, with a focus on developing practical skills that can be applied in the workplace. The course also includes opportunities for work-based learning, where you will be able to apply your learning in a real work environment.

Enrol today and take the first step towards a rewarding career in early years education and childcare.


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.

This has helped me develop my knowledge and understanding of each individual unit and the importance of following polices and procedures at all times. It also helped me understand where I can go if I ever needed information on things like different guidance

Sophie, Level 2 Early Years Learner