CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner- Distance Learning Model
Our distance-learning CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner is suitable for learners aged 18 and over, who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner.
This qualification is an excellent stepping stone from level 3 allowing a range of early years workers, including childminders, the ability to progress onto level 4 and beyond. This is a distance learning programme where learners will be fully supported by expert tutors online.
It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist skills for use in their current role, or in preparation to take on a specialist role such as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator or a Physical Activity and Nutrition Coordinator.
It would also suit learners who want to progress to further learning to take on a position of leadership within the setting. This qualification will prepare learners for study at a higher level, for example, a Foundation Degree in Early Years.
Our award winning childcare team is highly qualified, with all tutors qualified to degree level in childcare and with excellent vocational competence.
Learners must pass all units by presenting a portfolio of evidence
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations. We recommend a minimum of 10 hours a week
This qualification provides progression to a Level 5 qualification such as the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England). It will also prepare learners for further study of early years in higher education.