(A) CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 180 Guided Learning Hours (180)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 02 Number of Modules 02
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What Will I Learn?

Understand about child development and the importance of monitoring it.
Learn about child development from conception to seven years.
Learn about the importance of proper childcare and education.
Understand the impact of proper childcare in child development.
Learn how to monitor the health and wellbeing of children and the importance of monitoring it.
Gain an insight into the approaches which can be used in child education.


Would you like to achieve an excellent online accredited UK qualification, which will demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge? Look no further than this fantastic CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education online course.

This excellent Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education will give learners a full introduction to working in childcare and education. The Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education will allow learners to go on and take the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education and then on to the Technical Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator). Whether you are a complete beginner, or have some experience working in early year’s education and care, the Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education is suitable for you, and will enable you to develop specialist skill and knowledge. Gain an accredited UK qualification and begin an exciting career today.

  • Learners will be awarded UCAS points upon completion of the course. To see UCAS Points Chart, please click on the ‘Method of Assessment’ section on the Table.
  • This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure
  • This is a knowledge-only qualification and learners are not required to have practical experience.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.


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  • Course Benefits
  • Entry Requirement
  • Method of Assessment
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Description
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
  • Eligibility for an NUS extra discount card
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • 24/7 access to our user friendly learning portal
  • Tutor support Monday-Friday
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email
Learners will need to be over the age of 16, and must demonstrate the following:
  • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability
In order to qualify for the program you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;
  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving licence.
Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete 2 mandatory units. You will complete assignments which will be assessed by a tutor.

Grading system: A*–D (to pass an assignment you must achieve a grade D or above).  

The learner will be allocated points according to the chart and will be given a grade, depending on the points received.

  • The Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care have been designed to enable you to access Higher Education, and will also support your progression into the workplace
  • This Award is made up of 2 mandatory units, which give a good understanding of working in health and social care
  • Qualification type: CACHE Level 3 Award
  • Qualification title: CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level: 3
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 180
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 227
  • Qualification number (QN): 601/3998/5

Successful learners will be awarded a CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education certificate.

Note:- Learners will receive the official printed certificate and e-certificate

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership. NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.
Once you have successfully passed the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education, you can progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education (601/3999/7) and then onto the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) (601/4000/8). Once you have achieved a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education you can either go on to higher education, or begin working. Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as: https://www.qualhub.co.uk/media/8659/eye-blueprint-map_pg-guide-master.jpg  

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Course Induction
Course Delivery Handbook
Equity and Access Policy
Complaints Policy
Academic Appeals Policy
Whom To Contact?
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification- Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education
Awarding Body Registration
(A) Cache Awarding Body Registration
Child development from Conception to Seven Years [F/506/5384]
Stages of Development
Theoretical Perspectives
Communication of Children
Childrens Health and Wellbeing [J/506/5385]
Attachment and Secure Relationships
Physical Care Routines for Babies and Children
Health and Wellbeing of Children
Benefits of good Diets
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Award in Childcare & Education
☑ Re-Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Resubmission – CACHE

Students feedback


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    Maddox Day

    January 18, 2021
    Enriching Learning Experience

    A very enriching learning experience. I was able to gain more knowledge about childcare and education. Also, love the fact that everything was based online and I was able do all my learning in the comfort of my home.

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    Tanner Lee

    December 23, 2020
    Loved it

    I absolutely loved this course. Every topic was explained well and I was able to understand all these concepts.

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    Harley Lloyd

    November 05, 2020
    Valuable Course

    The ability to study wherever I am was a great advantage to this program. Overall, this was a very valuable course for me.

    B S

    Bev Spencer

    November 02, 2020
    Great Course

    Great course. I really enjoyed this course in an immense manner.

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