Course Assessment Method
You will be assessed by your tutor through a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments.
Complete a longitudinal study set by awarding body and demonstrate competency in a real work environment.
You will need 5 GCSE subjects with 4 points or C grade and above, including 4 points or C grade in English or maths. Alternatively progression from Level 2 Diploma in Childcare and Education at grade B or above, as well as GCSE English or maths at grade C or above.
You must also supply details of two personal referees who are not relatives and the college will formally write to them to obtain up to date references to support your application. You will require a clear enhanced DBS form and Barring by Association form, otherwise you will not be accepted onto this course.
We will also request a school or college report and you will need to attend an interview at the college.
What does it Cost?
Full time further education course tuition fees are free if you are 16-18 years of age on August 31 of the calendar year in which you begin your studies, however if you are 19 years or over tuition fees will apply.
What if I Need Support
Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.
You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.
The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (EYE) qualification is a full time programme run over twelve months.
This qualification prepares you to become an Early Years Educator, which enables you 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.
Anyone wishing to apply for this course must also complete the suitability declaration form which will be sent to you at the point we invite you to interview.
Whilst in college you will gain knowledge and understanding of working under supervision with children in a wide range of settings. While you are on placement, you will gain practical experience working with children aged from birth to 5 years. Throughout the programme you will spend two days per week in a practical placement; a minimum of 350 hours split across the age ranges must be achieved over the programme.
In order to aid holistic delivery and assessment the units have been structured around the following four themes:
> Theme 1: Health and well-being
> Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
> Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness
> Theme 4: Professional development
The programme is made up of 23 mandatory units and all units must be completed.
There are no UCAS points awarded for this programme.
You can progress into the work force as an Early Years Educator.
|Qualification Type:||Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (QCF)|
|Start Date:||September 2019|