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CACHE Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner (Level 4) - Part-time

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Course outline

This course is designed to offer you, as a Level 3 Childcare practitioner, the opportunity to develop leadership and specialist skills for use in your 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 is also suitable if you want to progress to further learning to take on a position of leadership within the setting, eg supervision and mentoring of apprentices. 

The content covers the age range from 0-5 years and includes the following areas: 

  • Enabling children to learn 
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Special educational needs
  • Working with families and implementing change

You will develop and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as you complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities.

Next steps

Contact New College Nottingham on (0115) 9100 100 for an application form or apply online here.

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Location Date(s) Course code Fees / reductions


Pelham Avenue, Nottingham NG5 1AL


04 September 2017 - 08 June 2018

Course code:


Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £811

CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner


1 year

Level Level 4
Entry requirements

You must be aged 18 and over and currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner.

Teaching & assessment

Once you have completed the qualification, you may be accepted onto the Foundation Degree in Early Years.

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