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CACHE is the leading specialist in Early Years Education, with a heritage in the sector dating back more than 70 years. Their experience and reputation within the sector is the reason why more providers choose CACHE than anyone else.

Ranging from Level 2 through to Level 5, their high quality Early Years Educator suite provides centres and employers with the confidence that a practitioner will be equipped with the best training, professional standards and career prospects available.

CACHE was established in 1945 by the Ministry of Health under the name of the National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB). The board set the syllabus for the first national examination which took place in 1947. In 1994 the NNEB merged with the Council for Early Years Awards to form CACHE. In 2001 we incorporated the National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare and in 2015 we became part of NCFE.
One thing you might want to try to get you started is a career diagnostic. You can find lots of them online, but there is a comprehensive one that you can complete free at

Answering the questions as honestly as possible will help the diagnostic to work at its best and, by the end of the quiz, you should have some good suggestions to explore.
Taito Education offer courses in Early Years Sector in partnership with CACHE, UK.

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