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Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare CACHE Award Level 3 (RQF)

Overview

The childcare industry provides great opportunities for entrepreneurs to start up and run their own business. If you are passionate and love looking after children, then starting a home based childcare business could be a great choice for you. For that the Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare CACHE Award (RQF) Level 3 course will offer you the insights you need for a rewarding, fun and financially lucrative childcare business. 
 
The qualification has been developed in collaboration with the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) and allows you to set up a home-based childcare setting as a registered childminder; this could also include roles such as a nanny, au pair or childminding assistant.
 
How does the course work?
 
Unit 1 provides learners with the knowledge required to work with children in a home based childcare setting, covering subject areas such as:
 
Legislation and regulation relating to home based childcare
Safeguarding and child protection
Health and safety in a home based environment
Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
Day to day care routines for children
Children’s learning and development
 
Unit 2 prepares learners to set up a home based childcare business, covering:
 
How to start a home based childcare setting
Leading and managing a home based childcare setting
Financial and taxation requirements
Create a childminding business plan
Registration requirements for home based child carers.
 
You can complete the course in as little as two weeks. 

Modules

Unit One: Preparing to work as a home based child carer (H/506/4745)

 
On completion of this unit you will:
 
  • Understand current legislation and regulation in relation to home based childcare
  • Understand how to establish a safe and healthy home based childcare environment for children.
  • Understand how to support the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children.
  • Understand how to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Understand how day-to-day care routines promote children’s well-being.
  • Understand how to work in partnership to support children’s outcomes.
  • Understand children’s learning and behaviour in relation to sequence, rate and stage of development.
  • Understand the value of play in promoting children’s learning and development.
  • Understand the role of observation in promoting children’s learning and development.
 

Unit Two: Preparing to set up a home based childcare business (K/506/4746)

 
On completion of this unit you will:
 
  • Understand how to lead and manage a home based childcare setting.
  • Understand how to comply with financial and taxation requirements when setting up a home based childcare setting.
  • Understand how to create a business plan.
  • Understand how to register with the appropriate regulatory body.

Requirements


The Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare CACHE Award (RQF) Level 3 course is a knowledge-based qualification. As such no placement in a real work environment is required.

There are no prior requirements to enrol on this course. This childcare home study course is opened to people of all academic backgrounds and experience. 

The approximate amount of time required to complete this course is 50 hours. 

Assessment

Assessment for this course is through 2 question papers. These questions paper are sent to learners along with their course textbook and should be submitted to us in the post.

Qualifications

CACHE

CACHE logo

On successful completion of our CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (601/3527/X). This course has also been assigned 6 credits.

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors, with a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. Last year, over 150,000 learners registered with CACHE from over 1000 UK based Centres and overseas.

CACHE is an internationally recognised, specialist Awarding Organisation in the fields of Early Years, Care and Education, and Playwork. An Awarding Organisation is officially recognised and designated by the regulatory authorities to award qualifications in particular subject areas.

CACHE designs courses and qualifications in the care and education of children and young people. CACHE are the UK's only specialist Awarding Organisation to do this. CACHE's courses range from entry level to advanced qualifications for sector professionals.

CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Please click here to visit the CACHE website.

Developing your career

You have the option to continue your education with an Early Years Educator CACHE qualification. Alternatively, if you are not ready to start your own business straight away, you can take up a career as a registered childminders, nanny, au pair, or any other child carers in home based settings.

The childcare industry provides great opportunities for entrepreneurs to start up and run their own business. If you are passionate and love looking after children, then starting a home based childcare business could be a great choice for you. For that the Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare CACHE Award (RQF) Level 3 course will offer you the insights you need for a rewarding, fun and financially lucrative childcare business. 
 
The qualification has been developed in collaboration with the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) and allows you to set up a home-based childcare setting as a registered childminder; this could also include roles such as a nanny, au pair or childminding assistant.
 
How does the course work?
 
Unit 1 provides learners with the knowledge required to work with children in a home based childcare setting, covering subject areas such as:
 
Legislation and regulation relating to home based childcare
Safeguarding and child protection
Health and safety in a home based environment
Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
Day to day care routines for children
Children’s learning and development
 
Unit 2 prepares learners to set up a home based childcare business, covering:
 
How to start a home based childcare setting
Leading and managing a home based childcare setting
Financial and taxation requirements
Create a childminding business plan
Registration requirements for home based child carers.
 
You can complete the course in as little as two weeks. 

Modules

Unit One: Preparing to work as a home based child carer (H/506/4745)

 
On completion of this unit you will:
 
  • Understand current legislation and regulation in relation to home based childcare
  • Understand how to establish a safe and healthy home based childcare environment for children.
  • Understand how to support the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children.
  • Understand how to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Understand how day-to-day care routines promote children’s well-being.
  • Understand how to work in partnership to support children’s outcomes.
  • Understand children’s learning and behaviour in relation to sequence, rate and stage of development.
  • Understand the value of play in promoting children’s learning and development.
  • Understand the role of observation in promoting children’s learning and development.
 

Unit Two: Preparing to set up a home based childcare business (K/506/4746)

 
On completion of this unit you will:
 
  • Understand how to lead and manage a home based childcare setting.
  • Understand how to comply with financial and taxation requirements when setting up a home based childcare setting.
  • Understand how to create a business plan.
  • Understand how to register with the appropriate regulatory body.

Requirements


The Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare CACHE Award (RQF) Level 3 course is a knowledge-based qualification. As such no placement in a real work environment is required.

There are no prior requirements to enrol on this course. This childcare home study course is opened to people of all academic backgrounds and experience. 

The approximate amount of time required to complete this course is 50 hours. 

Assessment

Assessment for this course is through 2 question papers. These questions paper are sent to learners along with their course textbook and should be submitted to us in the post.

Qualifications

CACHE

CACHE logo

On successful completion of our CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (601/3527/X). This course has also been assigned 6 credits.

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors, with a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. Last year, over 150,000 learners registered with CACHE from over 1000 UK based Centres and overseas.

CACHE is an internationally recognised, specialist Awarding Organisation in the fields of Early Years, Care and Education, and Playwork. An Awarding Organisation is officially recognised and designated by the regulatory authorities to award qualifications in particular subject areas.

CACHE designs courses and qualifications in the care and education of children and young people. CACHE are the UK's only specialist Awarding Organisation to do this. CACHE's courses range from entry level to advanced qualifications for sector professionals.

CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Please click here to visit the CACHE website.

You have the option to continue your education with an Early Years Educator CACHE qualification. Alternatively, if you are not ready to start your own business straight away, you can take up a career as a registered childminders, nanny, au pair, or any other child carers in home based settings.

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