Child Care Level 3

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Demand for skilled child care professionals is very high right now, and is only expected to increase. That means this highly respected Level 3 Certification in Child Care could be a way to establish a career in a lucrative field, or the leverage you need to advance your career dramatically.


Child Care Level 3

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About This Course

The Child Care Level 3 course will equip you with appropriate knowledge aligned to key skills in this valuable subject area.

Whether you are looking for a career in this area, or just have an interest in the subject, you will gain a valuable insight into different childcare settings, including: nursery, pre-school and childminding from home.

Additionally, you will also explore the legal requirements for caring for children. Following the study and growth development of babies and young children you will move on to learning how to provide babies and young children with a healthy and enriching care environment.

If you wish to develop yourself further this interesting course could be ideal for you!

Explore the subject area from the comfort of your own home with the assurance that you have expert support available as and when required.

Start your journey today with this fascinating home study course and boost your knowledge and earning potential.

Course Units

Unit 1: Health and Wellbeing in Children

Unit 2: Relationship Building

Unit 3: Childhood Nutrition

Unit 4: Safeguarding and Child Welfare

Unit 5: Creating a Child Care Setting at Home

Unit 6: Child Development and Learning


Our Child Care Level 3 course takes an average of 100 learning and assessment hours to complete. Assessments are a series of written assignments with no exams or presentations required to complete the course.

You will have the chance to re-submit your assignments as needed with no additional cost. Each assignment will be marked by your tutor, who will provide advice to improve upon the assignment if required.

Required Knowledge

There is no requirement to have any background knowledge of qualifications to complete/enrol on this course and your tutor will provide support from day one!

If you do have any additional learning requirements, please let your tutor know as they will then be able to tailor their feedback and support around your requirements.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


On enrolment you’ll receive access to your learner portal and a comprehensive study guide, alongside your very own personal tutor who can provide you with unlimited support.

Our student support team can also handle any other queries you may have whilst completing your course, meaning you never have to struggle or feel isolated in your studies. Instead, our team will always be on hand to help throughout the full 12-month duration of your course (you are able to complete earlier than 12 months if required).

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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    Almost complete enjoyed it all the way through and have recommended to my friends.


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