CACHE Level 2 in Early Years Practitioner

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
1 year
Full time
Professional Training

Course description

CACHE Level 2 in Early Years Practitioner

This one year full-time programme is designed to build the knowledge and skills required to work with babies and young children from 0-5 years, also known as Early Years. You will explore child development and key milestones through work experience

Suitability - Who should attend?

You will need 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, or the successful completion of a full Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children or Health & Social Care with excellent work placement reports and a good attendance record and a willingness to achieve English and Maths at grade 3 (D) or above. In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Training Course Content

  • Role of the early years practitioner
  • Understand how to support children's development
  • Legislation, safeguarding, protection and welfare
  • Support care routines
  • Special educational needs and disabilities
  • Planning and delivery of activities
  • Promoting play and learning

Continuing Studies

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to gain employment in an early years settings as an Assistant , during which time you may also be able to undertake an apprenticeship. If you achieve a Pass and excellent placement reports you may progress to Level 3 NCFE CACHE Technical Diploma in Childcare and Education. Alternatively you could apply for any level 3 course subject to course requirements

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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