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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators in Early Years Settings

Become a Qualified Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo)

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Course Overview

This qualification prepares you for the role of a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) in early years settings. It covers the roles and responsibilities of a SENCo, strategies for supporting children and families, and increases knowledge of SEN codes of practice.

Enroll now to take the first step towards specializing in special educational needs coordination, with an emphasis on practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

Course Benefits

Course Content

The course consists of 2 mandatory units:

Unit 1: Roles and Responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in the Early Years

The aim of this unit is to explore the role of statutory guidance and how this informs the role and responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in an early years setting.

Unit 2: Strategies and Techniques for Supporting Children and Families

The aim of this unit is for the learner to consider strategies and techniques for supporting children and their families with Special Educational Needs and Disability in early years settings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This is a specialized qualification aimed at those who are working or aspire to work as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) in early years settings. It focuses on the roles and responsibilities of a SENCo and provides strategies for supporting children with special educational needs and their families.
The course is suitable for learners who are at least 18 years old. It is ideal for individuals interested in or currently working in early years education, healthcare, social work, nursing, counseling, and similar fields.
There are no specific academic prerequisites. However, a keen interest in early years education and special educational needs is essential. Some providers may have additional requirements, such as a Level 3 Early Years qualification.
You will be completing this course in 4 months and guided learning hours are 36.
The course is offered in various modes, including online learning and blended options, providing flexibility for learners to study at their own pace.
Yes, the course is directly certified by NCFE CACHE, UK and accredited by KHDA, Dubai and recognized awarding organization in the UK, ensuring the qualification is respected and valued in the early years and education sectors
The course covers two main units: Roles and Responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in the Early Years, and Strategies and Techniques for Supporting Children and Families.
Assessment is typically through an internal evaluation based on course units. There are no external exams for this qualification.

This qualification is suitable for those interested in pursuing careers in the following areas:

  • Health and social care
  • Childhood studies
  • Community, youth and families
  • Social work
  • Early years
  • Primary teaching
  • Nursing
You can register through the Arabian Child website or contact our admissions team for guidance and support throughout the enrollment process.
Yes, this course is also suitable for individuals looking to enter the field of early years education or those planning a career transition.

How to register?

To enroll or find out more, visit Offered by Arabian Child or contact us at [Your Institution’s Contact Information].

Who will you learn with?

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Experienced early years professional with 17+ years in the sector. Very empathetic in training and educating practitioners and other passionate individuals working in the early years sector to help them develop and grow in their roles.
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Having experience in handling different job roles in Early Years for the past 10 years. Level 3 and Level 5 Qualified Early Years Educator and CACHE certified assessor working in a reputed setting in the United Arab Emirates as a leader.
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PhD in Education in Youth Empowerment Towards Social Responsibility through Service-Learning. Passionate Mentor, Education Advisor, Social Entrepreneur, Early Childhood Specialist, Trainer and certified Assessor.
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Shefali Mathur is a certified trainer and CACHE assessor. She has over 14 years of experience as a teacher, supervisor, childcare director, and KG principal.

Locally and Internationally Accredited

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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.

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

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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.

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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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Philippa Stewart

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Having completed level 3 Diploma I have learned so much more about the ages and stages of development of children. I enjoyed the class vibe and the interaction we had with our instructor Shefali and the ladies in the group. Thank you so much Arabian Child with this amazing journey and a learning opportunity!

Sihaam Loouej

5/5

I can truly say that I learned the most, the way this course was run made things clearer and easier for me to understand. I’m happy that I have completed this course with Arabian Child and it has improved my understanding of childcare.

May Abou Ayache

5/5

This course opened many doors and many opportunities because I finally had self confidence as I have learned and obtained all the information and that I’m doing the job that I most like. This course completed my professional and personal life . Because I feel successful, happy and satisfied to make a difference in children’s life.

Eveline Juru

5/5

I want to say thank you to the Arabian Child team for the opportunity, the support and understanding throughout the course. I am happy I undertook the journey, it was worth it. I have been impacted and I’m a better practitioner now.

Maria Corazon Zarraga

5/5

I am greatly honoured to share to the future early years practitioners that I am now confident to facilitate the early learning goals to my dear students based on their learning needs at International Indian School after taking CACHE 3 course. Today, I am more confident to face my students because I know that I can give them the best support on their learning challenges. Thank you Arabian Child!.

Sumaira Jabeen

5/5

My learning journey with Arabian Child and the CACHE Level 3 course was very good. The courses have helped me to focus more on children led activities through their observations. This course also provided me with valuable information and provided skills with a skillful trainer so that I can improve my skills and move forward. I needed to know my strengths and weaknesses. Through this I learn how to focused to apply my skills in my practical settings.

Cherry Joan Nyambura

5/5

I am very happy and satisfied that I made the decision to undertake my course at Arabian Child. My course instructor was the best, and the team was so helpful in every way. Thank you very much for your continuous support of me and other students especially the Covid 19, I will surely recommend Arabian Child to my friends and teachers’ community.

Sumaiyya Zeeshan

5/5

I completed my CACHE Level 3 diploma with an Arabian Child. This course shows me a completely new way on how I can impact a child’s learning journey and their development. I thoroughly enjoyed my learning journey, instructors and assessors were very polite and understanding gave me the confidence to stand out professionally too.!

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