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CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children (QCF)
This qualification is designed to create interest and help you understand which skills and knowledge are needed to care for young children. Some of the units that are covered relate to babysitting, child development and creative activities such as making musical instruments.

This qualification will help you to develop life skills and will help you on the start of your career in childcare.

With the CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children, you can progress to the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People.

CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children
Unit Mandatory units Credit
CFC13 Sharing Learning Experience with Children 4
CFC14 Growth and Development of Young Children 2
CFC9

Respecting and Valuing Children

2
CFC10 Children’s Play and Leisure Activities in the Community 3
CFC16 Preparing for your Next Steps 4

All of the units will be assessed by your teachers. The work you produce will include booklets, posters, information cards, leaflets and PowerPoint.

Your work will be graded PASS or FAIL.

Progression
On successful completion of the CACHE Level 1 qualification, you can progress onto CACHE Level 2 Childcare. Some of the units you completed on Level 1 can actually be used for your CACHE Level 2 qualification and the credit you obtained by achieving those units can be transferred to the CACHE Level 2 qualification. Progression has never been so easy!

Recommended Reading:
Course books are required and can be borrowed for a whole year from the library.

If you have any questions about our courses please contact the Admissions team on 0800 3892 947 or via e-mail to info@bsix.ac.uk and we will arrange for a curriculum specialist to respond to your enquiry
Beyond the Classroom

Level 1 Childcare students went to the Royal Institution of Science to gain some experience outside the classroom on practical activities that can be carried out with children. They learned how to make their own shampoo and no- burst bubbles.