CACHE Level 4: SENCO (Part-time, or distance learning/ online)

CACHE Level 4: SENCO (Part-time, or distance learning/ online)

Subject Area: Childcare Adult Learning

Course Overview

This unit qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist skills for use in their current role, or in preparation to take on a specialist role such as a Special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCo) (SENDCo)

The course consists of one unit:

EYAP 3: Working with others to support children with additional needs including special educational needs and disabilities (SENCo)

*Students can enrol on this course at any time during the academic year*

  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Course Code: SCC94ES

Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 19 years of age.
  • Hold a full level 3 qualification in early years/childcare qualification
  • Be working with children in an employed role for at least 16 hours per week
  • Students must have a GCSE grade 4 (grade C) in English and Maths (or equivalent) prior to enrolment.
  • Have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in place with employer.

Next Steps

This qualification is a good choice for you if you are looking to progress to become an Advanced Practitioner within the early years workforce. The Advanced Practitioner will use crucial leadership skills to mentor others across all roles and responsibilities in the early years workforce

On completion of the course, students will be excellently placed to move into managerial roles, especially the SENCo/SENDCo role; mentoring and coaching roles within early years settings.

Students may wish to continue working at level 4 and complete another stand- alone unit (EYAP 2- PANCo), or complete the full CACHE level 4 Early Years Advanced Practitioner course.

Tuition Costs

The tuition fee will be £150.00

Additional Costs

Complete Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in accordance with requirements of your setting.