Become a Licensed Early Years Teacher

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

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Course Overview

This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) qualification will prepare you to become an early year’s educator or practitioner, which is also known as a nursery lead teacher.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you can apply for roles as early year’s practitioner and educator roles in an early year’s settings in which you will be working with children aged from birth to five years of age.

The course covers the health and wellbeing of children and their learning, play, and development to prepare them for school. You will also study the legislation, frameworks, and professional practice involved in working in an early year’s setting.

Course Benefits

Become a fully qualified Early Years Educator or practitioner, ready to enter the workplace.

Study alongside your work or placement in an early years setting.

24/7 Access to the learning portal.

High quality e-learning study materials and live training sessions.

Upon achievement of this qualification, you will gain a license to practice.

You will be able to enter the workforce as an Early Years Educator into various job roles such as:

  • Nursery Lead Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher

Fully accredited and internationally recognized NCFE CACHE (UK) Level 3 Diploma.

Course Content

Course units are structured around three themes:

Theme 1: Health and wellbeing

Unit 1.1: Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition 

Unit 1.2: Support healthy lifestyles for children through exercise

Unit 1.3: Support physical care routines for children 

Unit 1.4: Promote children’s emotional well-being 

Unit 1.5: Understand how to support children who are unwell

Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

Unit 2.2: Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children

Unit 2.3: Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children

Unit 2.4: Follow legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice

Unit 2.5: Working in partnership

Unit 4.1: Professional development.

Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness

Unit 3.1: Understand the value of play in Early Years 

Unit 3.2: Plan, lead and review play opportunities which support children’s learning and development

Unit 3.4: Promote enabling play environments (Enroll for FREE)

Unit 3.5: Developing children’s emergent literacy skills

Unit 3.6: Developing children’s emergent mathematical skills

Unit 3.7: Support children’s transition to school 

Unit 3.9: Develop children’s cognitive skills

Unit 3.10: Promote children’s speech, language and communication 

Unit 3.11: Promoting children’s physical development 

Unit 3.12: Promoting children’s personal, social and emotional development 

Unit 3.13: Support children with additional needs 

Unit 3.14: Use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children 

Unit 3.15: Use longitudinal studies to observe, assess and plan for children’s needs

How to Enroll

This Diploma Program consists of 23 units that can be completed within 12 months.

Enroll for Free Unit: Promote enabling play environments

Enroll for Full Program: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma

Start Date: 18 June 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

The first FREE unit will take approximately 1 week. 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 a 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).

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).

This diploma consists of 23 units and can be obtained in 12 months. 

Regular Course Fee:  $2,997 US Dollars. 

Summer Sale (20% OFF): $2,398 US Dollars.

The first unit is entirely FREE for a limited time only – Enroll Now.

* 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 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 by clicking here

Download Course Syllabus


What Will I Learn from CACHE Level 3 Qualification?

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.

Our Instructors

Fatima Vohra

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.

Dr. Roeia Thabet

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.

Shefali Mathur

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.

Taroo Mishra Khanna

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 reputed setting in United Arab Emirates as a leader.

Nitisha Mistry

Passionate Special Needs Coordinator, Early Childhood Educator with 13 years experience. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership qualified manager, Instructor and Assessor.

Our Testimonials

Eveline Juru
Eveline Juru
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I want to say thank you to the Arabian Child team for the opportunity, the support and understanding throughout 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
Maria Corazon Zarraga
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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!
Philippa Stewart
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 a 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!
Sumaira Jabeen
Sumaira Jabeen
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My learning journey with Arabian Child and cache Level 3 course was very good. The courses has helped me to focus more on children led activities through their observations. This course also provided me the valuable information and provide skills with a skillful trainer so that I can improved my skills and move forward. I needed to know my strengths and weakness lies. Through this I learn how to focused to apply my skills in my practical settings.
Sihaam Loouej
Sihaam Loouej
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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.
Cherry Joan Nyambura
Cherry Joan Nyambura
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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 were so helpful in every way. Thank you very much for your continuous support to me and other students especially the Covid 19, I will surely recommend Arabian Child to my friends and teachers' community.
Michelle Vilar
Michelle Vilar
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I personally would like to express my deepest gratitude to Ms. Taroo, Ms Shefali and to you Ms Zubina for all the help to make it possible. I really appreciate the way in which you help us learn new skills and knowledge to impart and apply it in the setting in which I am currently working with, to my superiors and co practitioners as well.
May Abou Ayache
May Abou Ayache
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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.
Sumaiyya Zeeshan
Sumaiyya Zeeshan
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I completed my CACHE Level 3 diploma with Arabian child. This course shows me a complete new way on how I can impact on child’s learning journey and their development. I thoroughly enjoyed my learning journey, instructors and assessors were very polite and understanding gave me a confidence to standout professionally too.

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Locally & Internationally Accredited

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.

How to Register

Register FREE for the First Unit

Get started with the first unit “Promote Enabling Play Environment” for FREE.

Course fee: 100% Free


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Enroll for the full program (NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce) to get your International Teaching DIPLOMA.

Regular Course Fee:  $2,997 US Dollars

Summer Sale (20% OFF): $2,398 US Dollars

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