CACHE Childcare

Subject:Childcare
Qualification Type:
  • Entry Level
  • Level 1 Award
  • Level 2 Award = 1 GCSE A*-C
Exam Board:CACHE
Subject Leader:Sharon Taylor

Course Description

Students learn about the growth and development of children and young people aged 0-16 years. Factors affecting growth and development. Nutrition, health and safety in childcare settings and how to care for children. They will learn the important role of play, in children‟s development

Assessment Format

Level1 is assessed through 7 tasks set by CACHE and an external exam at the end of the course

Level 2 is assessed by 2 CACHE developed assignments and an external exam at the end of the course 

Possible Progression (including careers and further education)

A significant number of students who take the childcare option, progress to further education and study childcare to higher levels