Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

Earn the qualification of an Early Years Educator by enrolling on NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Early Years Workforce offered by Exeed College. 

Get qualified as an early years educator!

The qualification covers the fundamental elements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • It enables learners to work with children from birth to age 5 & gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7.
  • You can develop highly practical skills and knowledge that can be applied in your everyday work with young children.
  • As an Early Years Educator, your role is to motivate children and use resources imaginatively to help them learn up to the age of 5 years.
  • You’ll provide a safe and secure environment to develop children’s social and communication skills.

Entry requirements

Learners must be aged 16 or above

Fee Structure

AED 10,000

Course Duration​

12 Months

Awarding Body


Study Mode

Online Learning

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Specialization Pathway

To aid holistic delivery and assessment, we have structured the units around the following three themes:
  • Theme 1:Health and well-being
  • Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
  • Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness

To gain this qualification, the learner will need to achieve the following:

  • Pass in all units
  • All units in this qualification are mandatory. Units will be internally assessed. We have created innovative non-mandatory tasks for all units.
  • Longitudinal Study (Unit 3.15)
  • A mandatory task which will be internally assessed.
  • Competence in a real work environment
  • Full qualification achievement will not be possible until all components are complete. Unit certification will be available.

This qualification is suitable for many learners either working or wishing to work in early years education and care.

  • Live sessions & self-paced options
  • Payment plan available
  • 90% completion rate
  • International qualification within 12 months
  • 85% of graduates get career benefits
  • Practice-based qualification

Learning Resources

Live & interactive lectures by expert faculties

Recorded session for offline viewing

World-class curriculum by eminent faculty

Regular webinars by industry leaders

Assignments for module assessments

Easy-to-use LMS accessible anywhere

Online library to further enhance your knowledge

Dissertation on your area of research work

What you’ll get as a Masters student with Exeed College

In-depth Knowledge of Your Field

Increased Opportunities

A Higher Earning Potential

Reputation and Credibility

Better Networking Skills

Keeps You Competitive

Program Faculty

Shakhnoza Shamsuddinova

Faculty and Course Leader

Shakhnoza Shamsuddinova
Education Policy Specialist with a strong academic background in education policy and research from a leading Russell Group UK University. She holds a BA with Honors in International Relations and Foreign Policy and an MSc in Education, Public Policy, and Equity from the University of Glasgow with Distinction. Experienced in educational policy, public policy research, and practice with an overall 5-year teaching experience in the private education sector as well as internship experiences in government organizations and NGOs. Shakhnoza is a scholarship holder of prestigious programs organized and sponsored by Harvard Business School, University of Cambridge, British Council, and OSCE. Her qualifications include a Master of Science with Distinction in Education, Public Policy, and Equity from the University of Glasgow. Her areas of expertise include education policy and research, Equity and Education policy, Economics of education policy, 21st-century teaching and learning, education and development, higher education, and labour market.

Rajashree K.N

Senior Faculty and Course Leader

Rajashree K.N
Rajshree’s qualification entails MBA in Human Resources, Bachelor’s in Science, and BA in Arts. Prior to her 8-year stint in education, she had the privilege to work as human resource personnel in organizations like GE, Nissan, Fullerton India, and Standard Chartered Bank for a span of 8 years.

Poonam Heryani

Associate Dean – Teacher Education

Poonam Heryani
Poonam Heryani is an award-winning practitioner, education leader and professional educator with diverse experience and a strong track record fostering student-centred curriculum and creativity. She has over three decades of experience developing innovative pedagogical, technological and leadership skills, enabling positive transformation. She takes pride in inspiring and empowering young practitioners and supports local and professional communities. In addition to engaging in research, developing curricula and professional development, Poonam has presented papers, and she is a regular speaker at international conferences like World Education Summit, Indian Education Congress and Education Innovation Summit. A Gold Medalist with a degree in Master of Science in Education (MSED) and Research with specialization in Teacher Leadership from Richard Riley College of Education, Walden University, USA, currently her area of interest is “how leadership practices in a school can impact the learning and achievement of students”.

Dr. Vivek Mohan

Dean – Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Vivek Mohan
Dr Vivek is an award-winning researcher with several years of experience leading the design, delivery and digital transformation of programs in higher education in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. He had previously taken up Faculty and Researcher positions at Sheffield Business School, UK, and Leeds Business School, UK. His corporate training and consulting portfolio includes firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, International Cricket Council, WJ Ground Water and Petrofac. Dr Vivek holds a PhD in Business Management and an MSc in International Business from the UK and is certified in education design for higher education from Sydney (UNSW), blockchain essentials (UCLA), blended learning essentials from the UK (UCL-Leeds), and in Project Management from CMI, UK. He is also a certified member of the British Academy of Management and served as the editorial board member of the International Journal of Family Business and Management in the US. He is also a sports enthusiast and plays competitive badminton and basketball.

If you’d like to gain the complete skill set to succeed in today’s business world, this is the area for you.

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Attestation can be provided for the UAE and the UK only from the following bodies:

  • Certifications copy from Solicitor UK (on copy)
  • Apostille stamp from Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
  • Legalization from UAE Embassy in London
  • Attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE (MOFA)

Due to the pandemic, we are delivering virtual classes only until further notice.

We received a lot of vacancies through different sources which are shared with all our students and you can apply yourself. One thing that is assured is these are authentic vacancies.

Apologies but we do not deliver any demo sessions.

We do provide in Dubai and Abu Dhabi as well but as of now, everything is virtual.

Will be explained in the induction.

The observer checks on whatever you have learnt throughout the course, and you should be able to implement it. A plan is shared in advance by the observer so you can plan your class accordingly for that day.

At certain schools you can, if their requirements include Cache. You might need to have a bachelor’s degree to work in schools. If you only have high school + Cache then you can definitely work for nurseries.

Observation is done by your inline manager/supervisor and then they sign a witness  testimony, shared by us assuring on your competencies.

Yes, the sample of witness testimony is provided.

You will have to inform them as well the observer will get in touch.

Just once in the entire course.

No, it should be done full-time for 45 working days. We are encouraging the  supervisors/managers/lead teachers to provide expert witness testimony. You may share the contact details of your supervisor, alternatively, you may share the witness testimony (sample provided) which she can complete and mail it back to us.

A professional discussion is done by the observer to understand what went wrong. If you can identify the issues and suggest the right ways, it is good to go

No, sample assignments are not shared.

CACHE works on the framework of EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage). It is a myth that EYFS is a curriculum, which is not true. It is a framework.

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