NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma For The Early Years Senior Practitioner: Health Public Services and Care, Early Years Educator

Course duration: 8 months approx.

Lessons of 2hrs, once weekly - lessons are online so you can follow the course from the comfort of your home.

Placement Hours: 50 hrs in kindergarten setting

Course fee: 980euro

MQF Level 5 

Credit Value: 90 (45ECTS) 

What does this qualification cover? The aim of the Level 5 Diploma for the Early Years Senior Practitioner qualification is to support skills in early years and the knowledge and skills relating to the early years practice.

The Early Years Senior Practitioner will be a positive role model for the team. The Senior Practitioner will support and promote best practice within legislative requirements to enable quality provision. Working collaboratively with colleagues, other professionals and parents/carers the Senior Practitioner engages and motivates all involved for improved outcomes for babies and children.

The areas covered in this qualification include:
•quality environments
•early years pedagogy
•care routines
•professional development
•Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
•play for learning
•partnership working
•the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
•leading and managing
•health, safety and well-being
•roles and responsibilities.

Who is it suitable for? This qualification is suitable for learners already working in the early years sector in a managerial role, as well as child carers that may wish to develop their career into the KG area, or increase understanding through professional development.

What are the entry requirements? Level 4 in Childcare

How is this qualification structured? To gain this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 90 credits (45ECTS) from all 18 mandatory units.

How long will it take to complete this qualification? This qualification will take approximately 8-9 months to complete.

What course can you follow after this one?

You should consider the level 6 in Health and Social Care. Find out more by visiting this website: