Early Years Educator

The sector's choice

CACHE is the leading specialist in Early Years Education, with a heritage in the sector dating back more than 70 years. Our experience and reputation within the sector is the reason why more providers choose CACHE than anyone else.

Ranging from Level 2 through to Level 5, our high quality Early Years Educator suite provides centres and employers with the confidence that a practitioner will be equipped with the best training, professional standards and career prospects available.

New Neuroscience in Early Years qualifications

Our recently launched qualifications have been developed by experts to meet the needs of the sector.

Our Early Years Educator suite

Level 2

Thanks to our unrivalled knowledge of the sector, CACHE’s Level 2 qualification is of the highest possible standard and can be an invaluable stepping stone into any of our Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications.

Level 3

Our eminent gold standard Level 3 qualifications are renowned within the Early Years sector. They are the number one choice for anyone wanting to work at Level 3 with children from birth to five years of age, and provide practitioners with the full and relevant status of being an Early Years Educator.

Our Level 3 Early Years suite contains a wide range of full and relevant qualifications, Click on the links below to view the full information on QualHub:

See our full range of Early Years Educator Qualifications

The art of upskilling

Continuous professional development guide for early years practitioners.
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Supporting CPD for Early Years Practitioners

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Case study

"My CACHE qualification fuelled my passion for Early Years Education and helped me secure a place university. I'm now on route to realising my dream of becoming a Primary School Teacher."
Jake's Journey

Functional Skills

As a leading voice within the Early Years sector, we spearheaded the Save Our Early Years campaign which resulted in the Government reinstating Functional Skills as an alternative qualification for Level 3 Early Years Educators.

We provide NCFE’s Functional Skills as part of our Early Years offer, providing practitioners with the essential soft skills required to enter the early years setting.

Functional Skills