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NCFE CACHE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) – Level 3

Level 3
34 weeks
Part Time
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This programme has been developed to provide learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

Upon achievement of this qualification, it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. The course will develop the learner’s knowledge of legislation, guidance, policies and procedures and how these are promoted in the setting to keep children healthy, safe, and secure as well as making sure that the learning environment is inclusive to all babies and young children.

Learners will research in depth how children develop, the transitions they may face and the importance of play and leisure within the learning environment. Learners will also develop the knowledge of how to support positive behaviour, effectively communicate and develop relationships with children and adults, how to promote an effective learning environment.

Course Fee:

Childcare & Early Years

Childcare students will be based in our multi-million pound campus, with specialist classrooms and equipment such as cyber babies and early years resources. Completing a work placement is a crucial element of our childcare courses as it means you can apply classroom learning in a real work environment.

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Visit Middlesbrough College

Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.