Child Development

Caring for Children
Exam Board: CACHE
Course Title: Level 1 Award / Certificate in Caring for Children
Course overview:

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. It covers children’s growth, learning and development. There are a number of units and topics covered in this course and the units will be chosen by the teacher to suit the student’s interests.


All units are assessed by the tutor via a portfolio of work and externally moderated by the exam board. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.

Grading system: This is a pass level course
Progression opportunities: Level 2 Child Care course in a post 16 setting