Course Description

CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education

CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 180 Guided Learning Hours. CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate. For more information about CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education at South London College, please review the details below.

CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education

The CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education is designed to give you a comprehensive knowledge of the role and responsibilities of working with children. It is an in-depth course that will teach you how to understand and care for young children, and make certain their well-being is at the forefront at all times. Once qualified, you will gain the skills and knowledge to work with children from birth up to 5 years. If you aspire to, or are already employed in a capacity in childcare and education, this certification is a recognised qualification that will make you a valuable asset to an already in-demand and ever-increasing profession.

The course will explore key topics at length, including the health and development of children in their early years and the role of a child educator during this pivotal time. This information is vital if you aspire to, or already work in a child care environment.

Working with children is rewarding, and the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education course is perfect for any learner who wants to have a career in this field. It is not only a rewarding profession, but also a lucrative one. The competition for childcare jobs has increased over the years, and employers are looking for individuals with nationally recognised qualifications.

Course Curriculum

Child development from Conception to Seven Years [F/506/5384]
1.1 Stages of Development
1.2 Theoretical Perspectives
1.3 Communication of Children

Childrens Health and Wellbeing [J/506/5385]
2.1 Attachment and Secure Relationships
2.2 Physical Care Routines for Babies and Children
2.3 Health and Wellbeing of Children
2.4 Benefits of good Diets

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Course Objectives

The Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Childcare and Education have been designed to enable you to access higher education, and will also support your progression into the workplace
This Award is made up of 2 mandatory units, which will give learners a good understanding of working in childcare and education.

Course Description

Qualification type: CACHE Level 3 Award
Qualification title: CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education
Accreditation status: Accredited
Level: 3
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 180
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 227
Qualification number (QN): 601/3998/5

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education successfully and gain a professional qualification, all learners must complete 2 mandatory units. You will complete the assignments and create a portfolio of evidence, which will be assessed by a tutor.

Grading system: A*–D (to pass an assignment you must achieve a grade D or above).


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education Certificate. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a National Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

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The CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education course at South London College is listed in's national courses finder.
Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Course Duration180 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee269
Entry RequirementsLearners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following: Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability In order to qualify for the programme, you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment, along with the following; Proof of educational qualifications You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license. Upon submission of the documents, your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme, your application will not be accepted.
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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