CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings

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CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings

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Enrol on our CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings qualification to learn all that you need to become a SENCo in childcare. All Early Years providers are required to have provision for the support of children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and this course is perfect to help you understand this role and support children who need further guidance. This Ofqual regulated qualification is perfect for those already working in a SEND role or anyone looking to move into this area.

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About this CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings Course

Study for the CACHE Level 3 Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCos) in Early Years Settings to achieve an internationally recognised qualification in working with children who have special needs. This qualification is a fantastic way to recognise your commitment to specialist support and become the SENCo lead for your Early Years setting.

For further information, go to: http://www.cache.org.uk. Qualification Code 603/3476/9.

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Study Time: 37 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course Format: Online
Entry Requirements: None specific

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded a CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings Certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees. This qualification is suitable for a range of different career paths in settings such as:

    • SENCo coordinator
    • Specialist support worker
    • Early Years Practitioner
    • Before and after school staff
    • Creche workers

Method

All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy and intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Qualification

This is a knowledge only qualification. Experience in the real work environment is not required and the entire course is completed online. Please note that this is a knowledge only Level 2 qualification and does not require any practical assessments.

This course requires students to pass 2 written assignments (evidence for these is uploaded to our online campus). The qualification can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Assessments

To pass this course learners must pass 2 assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings Course Content

Included in this CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings course are the following units:

Unit 1- Roles and responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in the Early Years

In this unit, you will explore the role of statutory guidance and how this informs the role and responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in an early years setting.

Unit 2- Strategies and techniques for supporting children and families

In this unit, you consider strategies and techniques for supporting children and their families with Special Educational Needs and Disability in early years settings. You will explore the roles and responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in an early years setting and the strategies and techniques for supporting children and their families whilst increasing your knowledge of SEN codes of practice.

Support

The most important tool on this CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings course for students is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with in-depth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.

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CACHE Certification

This qualification comes with Cache certification included at no additional cost. Cache are the UK’s leading awarding body in the care and education sectors and are work-renowned for the work which they do. Their courses are seen as an industry standard and many employers specifically request Cache certification when recruiting new people into a role.

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The Online Learning College are a Cache international centre and we work closely with subject specialists at the awarding body to create the best possible content for all of our qualifications. Since 1945, Cache have been working within the education and care sectors and have amassed a high amount of expertise and recognition for their work both at home and overseas.

You can read more about Cache by visiting their website.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings Course regulated?

Yes this course is fully regulated through Ofqual which means it is recognised by all employers and linked to national standards. The course has qualification number 603/3476/9 and a total qualification time of 37 hours. CACHE are one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK and are now part of the NCFE brand. They have historically worked only in the education and care sectors and CACHE courses are seen as the leading brand for qualifications in care. This means that employers recognised these qualifications and they lead to a higher chance of employment.

What is included in the cost of the CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings course?

The cost of this course includes everything needed to pass. Your lessons, tutor support and certification costs are all included in the price with no additional costs at any stage. Should you wish to buy paper versions of the course materials you can do so on the checkout for £35 extra but this is optional.

What entry requirements are there for this course?

There are no entry requirements for this course at all. Anyone can study for this certification and there is no need to have any prior knowledge or experience.

How long do I have to study?

This SENCO course has an enrolment length of 12 months included from the date you enrol. This is plenty of time to complete the assignments but you can purchase additional time for £60 per month should you need longer to finish the assignments.

Do I have to sit an exam?

No, there are no exams on this course. Everything is assessed through coursework which you can submit at any time within the enrolment length.

Am I assigned a tutor for this course?

Yes – all students are assigned to a personal tutor who will be in charge of your tuition. The same tutor marks all of your work as well as being available to answer any questions you may have throughout your enrolment period.

Do I need to be working to do the CACHE Level 3 Award for SENCOs in Early Years Settings?

No, you do not need a work placement. Everything is completed online from home through written assignments and there are no practical assignments needed.

Can I speak to someone before I enrol?

Of course. Our helpful course advisors are on hand from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday. Contact us on our online chat or by calling 0800 772 0887 to discuss this course.

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