NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

Become a qualified Lead Early Years Educator with this internationally recognized diploma.

About this Program

Launch your career in early years education with Arabian Child’s NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator). Designed for aspiring educators and current childcare professionals seeking advancement, this program provides comprehensive knowledge and hands-on skills in classroom management, curriculum lesson planning, children’s literacy development, free play management, child development milestones, and learning for school readiness.
The curriculum covers essential aspects of child growth and advanced teaching methodologies, enhancing your capability to foster quality learning environments. It’s an ideal choice for those dedicated to unlocking the potential of young learners, offering the tools necessary for elevating your educational career.
Completing this course empowers you to effectively lead an early years classroom, making a positive difference in the lives of children and families. With the support of experienced facilitators and a dedicated program manager, you’ll gain real-world insights and personalized guidance throughout your learning journey.
Join the ranks of thousands of successful graduates who have experienced career transformation through this locally accredited and internationally recognized diploma, opening doors to fulfilling career opportunities in early years.
Embark on this transformative journey to shape the future of early years education.

This program Includes

30+ training sessions over 12 months

12-month to become a certified teacher

Regular feedback and instructional support

Classroom observations to assess skills

Program Benefits

Transferable Recognition and Accreditation:

Gain a qualification that is not only recognized but also respected internationally, offering you the flexibility to pursue career opportunities both locally and abroad.

Meeting Qualification Requirements:

This course is meticulously designed to meet the qualification requirements for those aiming to work as early years teachers, preparing you for potential opportunities in the field.

Confidence in Leading an Early Years Classroom:

Develop the confidence and skills needed to effectively lead and manage early years classrooms, providing high-quality educational experiences for young learners.

Professional Growth:

Qualify as a Lead Early Years Educator and boost your career.

Networking with Other Professionals:

Connect with a diverse network of early years professionals, providing you with the opportunity to exchange ideas, share best practices, and collaborate on initiatives, enriching your professional journey.

This Program is for You If

01

You Seek a Career in Childcare

Whether you’re looking to start your career or seeking advancement in early childhood settings such as nurseries, preschools, or reception classes.

02

You Desire a Recognized Qualification

You aim to achieve a globally recognized diploma that opens doors to various roles in early childhood education and care.

03

You Value Flexibility and Support

You’re looking for a program that offers flexible study options to fit your busy schedule, with robust support from experienced tutors.

Who Should Take this Program

Aspiring Early Years
Educator

Existing Early Years Educator Seeking Formal Qualification

Career
Changers

What You Will Learn

Child Development:

Understand how children from birth to 5 years develop, learn, and thrive, and how you can support their health and well-being.

Early Years Framework:

Gain knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and how to apply it to create effective learning environments.

Safeguarding and Welfare:

Learn the importance of safeguarding practices, child protection policies, and how to promote the welfare of the children under your care.

Inclusive Practice:

Discover strategies for supporting all children, including those with special educational needs and disabilities, ensuring every child can access learning opportunities.

Observation and Assessment:

Develop skills in observing children's progress, assessing their needs, and planning activities that promote their development.

Professional Practice:

Enhance your professional skills, understanding the role of teamwork and communication in early years settings, and developing reflective practice.

Program Outline 

Program units are structured around three themes

assessment

To attain this qualification, it is essential that the learner successfully completes the following components:

PROGRAM REGISTRATION PREREQUISITES

Age Requirement:

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.

Educational Requirements:

Applicants should have successfully completed high school (or equivalent) and hold a Level 2 or Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care, or a comparable qualification.

Practical Requirement:

It is essential for learners to be currently employed or engaged as volunteers in a registered early years setting. This hands-on experience is crucial for applying theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios.

Technical Requirement:

Learners must possess basic computer literacy skills. This includes the ability to navigate the internet, manage email communications effectively, and complete assignments or coursework using a computer.

Your Success Team

From the moment you enroll into this program, you will have the full support of experienced tutors, assessors, and student support team, who will always be on hand to answer your questions, queries or concerns.

You can reach out to our team and acquire all the advice and guidance you could ever need. Similarly, through your written assignments, our personal tutors can provide you with tons of valuable feedback and tips, which can be used to boost your grades and maximise your results.

Talk to our advisor to check if the
program suits your goal

Accreditation

Arabian Child is a leading teacher training institute accredited by International UK awarding bodies and local regulatory authorities. Arabian Child has offices in Boston, Dubai, Bahrain, Riyadh and Oman offering 120 programs from 15 years to more than 14,000 learners.

CACHE (the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) is the UK’s leading sector specialist in health, care and education and is now a trademark owned by NCFE. CACHE has developed qualifications of excellence for over 70 years to more than 1,000 UK-based and overseas delivery partners.

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is responsible for the growth, direction and quality of private education and learning in Dubai.

Global Childhood Academy (GCA) is a global online learning platform. GCA is one of the world’s top platforms that serves the best training providers from around the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Arabian Child is a leading teacher training institute accredited by International UK awarding bodies and local regulatory authorities. Arabian Child has offices in Boston, Dubai, Bahrain, Riyadh, and Oman offering 120 programs for 15 years to more than 14,000 learners.

The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) is the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications for those working within care and education. CACHE qualifications are recognized across the education and care industries and they are amongst the most well-known and respected qualifications.

Our range of CACHE vocational qualifications are suitable for individuals involved in early years, education, childcare, and health and social care. All courses lead to a nationally recognized Ofqual regulated qualification and are accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

CACHE works closely with employers and learners to ensure that learners have a progression route whether it’s into further study, a career, or university. These qualifications have helped millions of people obtain the skills and knowledge they need to meet the professional standards required in the care, education, and health industries.

Global Childhood Academy (GCA) is a global online learning platform. GCA is one of the world’s top platforms that serves the best training providers from around the world.

This is the ideal qualification for anyone who is looking to work in Early Years settings. The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) qualification prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with and care for children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.</div>

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of child development from birth to 5 years.
  • How to plan developmentally appropriate opportunities for a child’s learning development.
  • How to report cases and concerns of child abuse or neglect.
  • Theories and educational frameworks of early years.
  • Planning curriculum and conducting observation and assessment of children.
  • Learn about the health, safety, and nutritional needs of children.

You have 12 months to complete the diploma program.

  • Learners must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Learners must have completed at least high school and Level 2 or Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent.
  • Learners must be working or volunteering with children in registered early years setting.
  • Learners must be able to surf the internet, send and receive emails, and complete work using a computer.

While enrolled in this course, you will be required to complete a set of tasks which three age groups that will help you gain specific set of skills. We strongly advise that you complete the following number of hours working with the following age ranges:

  • Infants: Birth – 1 year 11 months: 25 hours
  • Toddlers: 2 – 2 years 11 months: 133 hours
  • Pre-schoolers: 3 – 5 years: 192 hours

As practical evidence is required for all age groups in all units, we recommend that you complete the hours for all age groups throughout the duration of your course. This will ensure you are able to meet the practical evidence requirements to pass the qualification.

In order to gain this qualification, the learner will need to:

  • Pass all 23 units with their tasks.
  • Complete 1 longitudinal study (you will be required to work with a particular child, do a case study, and present your findings)
  • Show competence in a real work environment through direct observation, professional discussion, or expert witness testimony (within 12 months of enrolling in this course).
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of child development from birth to 5 years.
  • How to plan developmentally appropriate opportunities for a child’s learning development.
  • How to report cases and concerns of child abuse or neglect.
  • Theories and educational frameworks of early years.
  • Planning curriculum and conducting observation and assessment of children.
  • Learn about the health, safety, and nutritional needs of children.

This course is certified by NCFE CACHE, UK in partnership with Arabian Child.

NCFE CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) is the UK’s leading awarding organization for the childcare and social care sectors and is part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry-recognized qualifications.

Arabian Child is the leading early childhood training institute serving the Middle East region.

All our training programs are accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority UAE (KHDA).

Arabian Child offers this diploma through:

Instructor led training (live classes)

Self paced eLearning options.

Self-paced eLearning mode of study will stretch you as you need to be self-motivated and work against the pressures of studying independently.

You will need to fully achieved assessment criteria by producing relevant assessment methods.

You will be visited by an assessor in the workplace to complete the skills requirements, where observations and assessment of your practice will be carried out.

You will be having a weekly live class with group of learner via zoom for each unit of the course with your tutor.

You will need to fully achieved assessment criteria by producing relevant assessment methods.

You will be visited by an assessor in the workplace to complete the skills requirements, where observations and assessment of your practice will be carried out.

One-time payment

Course fee: AED 12,282 or $3,346 US Dollars.

Installment payment

Course fee: AED 14,449 or $3,937 US Dollars.

To request a payment plan please click here 

  • Learners are required to check the regulatory or governing body in-country to ensure they meet requirements for becoming a licensed early childhood teacher. Our recommendations are based on experience of graduating thousands of teachers in the last 15 years.
  • Registration fee of USD 272 is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Course fees are inclusive of 5% VAT and registration fee.
  • Flexible payment options and promotions may be available – please contact us

Show it to your current or potential employer as evidence of your professional development and commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in the field.

  • Use it as a way to qualify for promotions or advancements in your current position.
  • Use it to increase your credibility and marketability when seeking new job opportunities.
  • Use it as a way to satisfy the annual professional development requirements of your profession, as our courses are accredited by the KHDA.
  • You can also use it to seek higher education opportunities as our certificates are recognized and accepted by many institutions.
  • Additionally, it will give you the confidence to apply your new knowledge and skills in your work and make a positive impact on the children and families you serve.

Not sure if this course is for you? Talk to us. Our career experts will help guide on the best learning options that meet your future career and personal goals.

You can call us at +97144356933, WhatsApp +971552938706 or email info@ArabianChild.org with any questions or inquiries.

About Arabian Child

Arabian Child is a premier organization focused on enhancing early childhood education through training, advocacy, and support for professionals and policymakers globally. Recognized for its commitment to quality and its comprehensive approach, Arabian Child offers accredited training programs, including the CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce. Their mission is deeply rooted in the belief that every child deserves the best start in life, supported by skilled educators and a nurturing learning environment. 

Why learn with us?

Internationally Accredited

Recognized by KHDA (UAE) and TVTC (Saudi Arabia), showcasing our commitment to quality and excellence.

Personal expert support

1-to-1 tutor support on all courses every step of the way.

Global
Influence

With partnerships in over 480 centers, our practices are backed by extensive research and hands-on experience.

How You’ll Learn

Modular Approach

Courses divided into weekly modules for manageable learning.