NCFE Cache Level 2 Diploma in Early Years Education (Start dates available all year from Aug 21) Name

Course Content

Course Content

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care prepares learners to work with children between birth and 5 years, with knowledge of children up to 7 years.

All candidates are required to hold a full Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

All learners on accredited courses are required to complete an Awarding Body Accreditation form; you must provide photographic proof of ID. Please bring photographic proof of ID – passport or driving licence to the first session.


You should ideally hold a level 2 Functional skills in English and Maths and be able to use a computer.

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations. 250 placement hours are recommended.

You will need access to a computer and build a portfolio of evidence.

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. Knowledge based outcomes can be assessed using non–mandatory assessment tasks provided for tutors’ convenience in this specification. Skills based outcomes must be achieved with reference to a real work environment and must include direct observation within the workplace.

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care

This qualification allows progression on to the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other Level 3 qualifications relating to child care. Your teacher will be able to discuss and advise on the next course for you or visit the website www.northyorks.gov.uk/adultlearning or contact your local area office.
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01/08/2021
31/07/2022
 
1112.50
Concessions may be available based on income and benefit status

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  • 97% of our learners receive full funding for their learning. Our mission is to support you on the right learning path (T&C apply).
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  • English, maths including GCSEs and computing courses (up to Level 1) are FREE subject to eligibility (adult learners aged 19+ at 31st August 2022).
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