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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare with Official Certification

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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare with Official Certification


The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare is designed for individuals thinking of setting up a home-based childcare business or want to work as a nanny and au pair. With the increase in the number of women going out to work, the childcare industry has seen a dramatic demand in the past few years. Parents look for professional, well trained individuals to look after their kids in their absence. They also prefer someone who can monitor the development and other aspects of a child based on the age while tending to their needs. It is the ideal career choice for individuals who love working with children and do not want to commit to the 9-5 corporate schedule.

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare course will guide learners on how to set-up a home-based childcare by acquiring the necessary formal to legal steps and fundamental basics. Build your knowledge on the importance of proper childcare and how to monitor the development and growth of children. Examine the impact of proper childcare in child development. You will also get to explore the different approaches of childcare based on the age of the children to further solidify your knowledge. On the successful completion of this course, you will have gained fantastic knowledge on setting up a home-based childcare business and how to progress within the industry. 

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As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about childcare and why it is important to provide proper childcare.
  • Understand the impact of proper childcare in child development.
  • Understand the different approaches to childcare based on the age of the children.
  • Become a home-based provider.
  • Learn how to take the necessary steps to set up a home-based childcare business
  • Learn about the other formal procedures needed to set up a home-based childcare business.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course Aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone looking to start up a home based childcare business. However, this course might also benefit other individuals in the childcare industry such as Childminders, Nannies and Au Pairs.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners for this course must be 19 years of age or above and should have a basic understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT.

In order to qualify for the program you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;

  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license.

Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.

Method of Assessment

This qualification will be internally assessed using a range of assessment methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the certificate in NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare.

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare, you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Nanny – £9.66 per hour
  • Au Pair – £13,736 per annum
  • Childcare Worker – £7.40 per hour
  • Early Childhood Educator – £17,360 per annum

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 22
Getting Started
Getting Started
Equity and Access Policy
Complaints Policy
Academic Appeals Policy
Qualification Specification
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare with Official Certification – Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
(A) Application Form: Cache Awarding Body Registration
Preparing To Work As A Home Based Childcarer [H/506/4745]
1.1 Legislation Relating To Safeguarding, Protection and Welfare of Children
1.2 Identifying Possible Risks in the Setting
1.3 Managing Childrens with Allergies
1.4 Types, Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse
1.5 Physical Care Routines for Babies and Children
1.6 Working In Partnership with Parents & Carers
1.7 Planning For Play to Support Children’s Learning and Development
1.8 Types of Play
Preparing To Set Upa Home Basedchildcare Business [K/506/4746]
Preparing to set up a Home Based childcare Business
Exploring The Role Of The Nanny [D/617/2467]
Exploring the role of the Nanny
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide
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(A) Assignment Submission : Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare
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