CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education
|Summary||The CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of child development and education necessary for working with children in a variety of job roles and settings. This qualification is based on the current National Occupational Standards for Children's Care, Learning and Development at Level 3 and reflects the shift in focus to children's services.|
|Tariff entry||The qualification was first considered for UCAS Tariff points in February 2003. Points came into effect for entry to higher education from 2004 onwards.
Expert Group report (PDF)
|Following a revision of the specification, a desk analysis of the qualification proposed incorporating the Theory and Practical scores into a single score for the qualification.
UCAS are planning to review the scores in March 2009.
1620 (for candidates starting after November 2007)
|UCAS Tariff points||Theory||Practical||Diploma|
|Qualification sector||01 Health, Public Services and Care
01.5 Child Development and Well Being
|Further information||Visit the Ofqual RITS register|