Childcare and Teacher Training

Childcare: Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare Level 3 Work-based

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start dates throughout the year and will be completed in three months.

Entry requirements

Learners should be at least 18 years old.

You will achieve

CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare

Last updated: 28th Sep 2017

Course overview

If you want to work in a home-based childcare setting as a registered childminder, childminding assistant or nanny, it’s the perfect course for you.

Course content

Unit 1 provides learners with the knowledge required to work with children in a home based childcare setting whilst Unit 2 prepares learners to set up a home based childcare business.

Mandatory Units

• Unit 1: Preparing to work as a home based childcarer
• Unit 2: Preparing to set up a home based childcare business

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

What equipment will I need?

The course is an E-portfolio using OneFile, access to a computer/laptop and internet will be required. If this is not suitable, a paper based portfolio could be accessed.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

Upon completion of the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based, learners can progress onto Early Years Educator qualifications or study subjects related to the sector
You could progress your careers in the sector, working in a wide range of environments including:

• Childminders
• Childminding assistants
• Nannies
• Au pairs
• Other childcarers in home based settings

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £230 Full Fee Payable

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Childcare: Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare Level 3 Work-based