NCFE CACHE LEVEL 5 CERTIFICATE FOR
THE EARLY YEARS ADVANCED PRACTITIONER
Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People, Early Years Educator
CACHE NCFE Program
What does the qualification cover?
The content covers the age range from 0-5 years and includes the following areas:
– enabling children to learn
– promoting health and wellbeing
– special educational needs
– working with families implementing change
Learners will develop and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities.
Who is it suitable for?
Suitable for learners aged 18 and over, who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner.
It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist skills for use in their current role, or in preparation to take on a specialist role such as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator or a Physical Activity and Nutrition Coordinator.
It would also suit learners who want to progress to further learning to take on a position of leadership within the setting.
Learners must be 18+ and hold a full Level 3 Early Years/Childcare qualification.
it is funded via the advanced learner
WILL THE QUALIFICATION SUPPORT PROGRESSION TO FURTHER LEARNING, IF SO, WHAT TO?
Level 5 qualifications such as the Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services.
This qualification will prepare learners for study at a higher level, for example a Foundation Degree in Early Years.
Although the qualification will not be eligible for UCAS points, it could provide evidence for a personal statement to enable mature students to enter Higher Education.
WHAT JOB COULD THIS QUALIFICATION LEAD TO?
SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) – for staff who are undertaking the responsibility of SENCO in the setting.
PANCO (Physical Activity and Nutrition Coordinator) – for staff who are undertaking the responsibility of PANCO in the setting
Internal progression at higher level including those with management responsibilities.
Leadership, mentoring, supervision and management opportunities.
Advanced Learner Loan
If you are aged 19 or above, you may qualify for an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay for your course fees. Most learners aged 19 and over, studying at Level 3 or Level 4, will qualify for these loans from the UK government. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until your income is over £25,000 a year!
HOW IS THE COURSE TAUGHT?
- Online lessons taught by a teacher face to face in a class with other learners every week.
- Learners will be appointed a tutor for 1 on 1 support
- Use of Online Portfolio
- Practical Workshops Apply