What does the qualification cover?
This qualiﬁcation is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas and is spilt into three pathways:
Early Learning and Childcare
Learning and Development Support Services
It is also a must-have for all practitioners delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage, and those undertaking the Level 3 Children and Young People’s Apprenticeship.
In addition it contains an optional unit ‘Understand how to set up a home based child care service’ which can be taken as a stand- alone unit for those who wish to become registered childminders.
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who works or wants to work at a supervisory level in the children and young people’s workforce.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old. CACHE does not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.