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What Will I Learn?

Learn about childcare and the importance for a proper childcare.
Understand the impact of proper childcare in child development.
Understand the different approaches to childcare based on the age of the children.
Learn how to prepare to work as a home-based childcarer.
Learn how to take the necessary steps to set up a home-based childcare business
Learn about the other formal procedures needed to set up a home-based childcare business.


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 Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare online course.

This Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to establish a home based childcare setting. In addition, the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare is also suitable for learners who wish to be employed in home based childcare settings as childminding assistants or other home child carers (e.g. nannies, au pairs). This Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare has been developed in collaboration with the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY), which ensures that it is accurate, relevant, and up-to-date.

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.

Access Duration 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.
Course Benefits
  • Eligibility for an NUS extra discount card
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • 24/7 access to our user friendly learning portal
  • Tutor support Monday-Friday
  • Excellent quality video tutorials
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email
Entry Requirement Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following:

  • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher
  • 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.

Method of Assessment This qualification will be internally assessed using a range of assessment methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Course Objectives
  • Unit 1 provides learners with the knowledge required to work with children in a home based childcare setting
  • Unit 2 prepares learners to set up a home based childcare business
  • The Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare covers age ranges from birth to 19 years
Course Description
  • Qualification type: CACHE Level 3 Award
  • Qualification title: CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level: 3
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 50
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 60
  • Qualification number (QN): 601/3527/X

Successful learners will be awarded a CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare certificate.

Awarding Body 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.

Progression and Career Path

Although the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare does not provide direct progression, the subjects covered make it a useful introduction to our Early Years Educator qualifications. You could also begin working as any of the following:

  • Childminder (average UK salary according to gov.uk: £4-6 per hour)
  • Nanny (average annual UK salary according to payscale.com: £19,324)
  • Au pair (average UK salary according to gov.uk: £70-85 per week)

Course Curriculum

awarding body registration
Awarding Body Registration 00:00:00
1: preparing to work as a home based childcarer
1.1 Legislation Relating To Safeguarding, Protection and Welfare of Children 00:00:00
1.2 Identifying Possible Risks in the Setting 00:00:00
1.3 Managing Childrens with Allergies 00:00:00
1.4 Types, Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse 00:00:00
1.5 Physical Care Routines for Babies and Children 00:00:00
1.6 Working In Partnership with Parents & Carers 00:00:00
1.7 Planning For Play to Support Children’s Learning and Development 00:00:00
1.8 Types of Play 00:00:00
Assignment 00:00:00
2: preparing to set upa home basedchildcare business
Preparing to set up a Home Based childcare Business 00:00:00
Assignment 00:00:00
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