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Duration: 10-12 weeks
Credits: 12
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £450* (+20% VAT)
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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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The Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education prepares learners to progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education and then on to the Technical Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator). This qualification is suitable for a range of learners either working or wishing to work in early years education and care. UCAS points have been allocated to this qualification.


• Learners must complete two units to be able to achieve the award.
• Unit 1 Child development from conception to seven years
• Unit 2 Children’s health and well-being

Entry Requirements

• You should be at least 16 years old
• GCSE English and maths A*-C or
• Level 2 English and mathematics qualifications
• Any other equivalent international qualifications

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This is a set of nested qualifications and the progression from Award to Certificate and then to Diploma is natural and achievable. Once the Diploma is achieved the progression to Higher Education can be made. Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as:
Award and Certificate:

• supervised Early Years role.

• Early Years Educator
• practitioner in an Early Years workforce
• practitioner in reception classes in primary schools
• nanny.


The certificate is issued by the NCFE- Awarding Organisation. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 8465520) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for qualifications.

Key Facts

Award Body is NCFE - Cache
Course duration: Award 2months, Certificate 6-9 months, Diploma 9-12 months
Methods of Study: Distance Learning / Full time / Part time
Qualification level: 3

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