Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

Part Time

Course Overview

This NCFE CACHE diploma is completed over 18 months and learners are expected to complete both knowledge and competency elements. 

An experienced assessor will support you by gathering work-based evidence using an e-portfolio.

Course Content

There are 23 mandatory units to be completed using a variety of assessment methods which includes a longitudinal study, which is an observational study over a period of time.

Entry Requirement

  • Successfully completed a relevant level 2 qualification in childcare.
  • Employed in the sector with a DBS clearance check. 
  • A good standard of English and maths will be required which will be tested using an initial assessment method.


This diploma is delivered in the workplace using various assessment methods collected throughout the course. It includes workplace observations, witness testimonies, professional discussion, oral and written questions and work product evidence.

Where does this course lead to

You can progress to the Level 4 Early Years Advanced Practitioner Certificate.

How to Enrol

To find out more information or to enrol please email workbasedlearning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference.

Thank you for your interest in this course. To enrol on this course, a member of staff will arrange a meeting with you. Please click on the Form link below to leave your details.



Course Outline

Course Code: MXEL305

Study Mode: Part Time


Duration: 18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Day & Time: Flexible

Tuition Fees: £2721.00

Registration Fees: £161.00

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