Entry Level Caring for Children

NCFE CACHE Entry Level Certificate in Caring for Children

1 Year (Certificate) or 6 Months (Award)
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: No formal qualifications needed

Course Info

A career in education and early childhood development can be stimulating, satisfying and rewarding, and provides the opportunity to influence and shape many lives.

This course is a one year full time programme designed for people who wish to learn how to be a good parent and/or wish to learn how to care for a young child in a home setting or a day care setting.

Subjects you will study include:

  • Play
  • Food
  • Physical Care
  • Health
  • Certificate in Personal & Social Development
  • Functional Skills, English, Maths and ICT (this will be a part of Entry Level Foundation Learning)



Teaching will include lectures, practical experience, outside speakers and the possibility to attend a work placement.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

Students will need no formal qualifications to apply.

Entry level courses are for learners who want to progress.

All students who wish to enrol on a childcare course must have a clear DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) record and supply two satisfactory references.

The course tutor will provide details at the interview.