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Early Years Advanced Practitioner

Enjoy a rewarding career.

Welcome to the NCFE CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner course. This transformative journey, lasting approximately four months, is designed for professionals seeking advanced skills in the early years’ workforce. As an advanced practitioner, you'll delve into a rich curriculum covering crucial leadership skills, mentoring, coaching, and work-based learning opportunities. The course, structured around five mandatory units, fosters expertise in areas like enabling learning, working with diverse needs, and implementing change.

Course details

The NCFE CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner course is an engaging and comprehensive programme designed for current professionals in the early years sector who aim to elevate their expertise. Throughout the course, you will engage in a deep exploration of advanced theories and practices relevant to early childhood education. This includes a thorough examination of contemporary leadership approaches, effective communication strategies, and innovative ways to foster an inclusive learning environment.


The course is structured to offer a balance of practical and theoretical learning, ensuring you gain skills directly applicable to your professional setting. As part of your learning journey, you will encounter real-world scenarios and case studies that challenge you to apply your knowledge in practical ways. The course emphasises the importance of reflective practice, encouraging you to critically evaluate your approaches and strategies.


This reflection is key to developing as an advanced practitioner, as it allows you to continuously adapt and improve your methods in response to the evolving needs of children and their families. By the end of this course, you will not only have enhanced your professional skills but also gained a deeper understanding of your role in shaping the future of early childhood education.

24/7 support from an experienced assessor

You're partnered with a knowledgeable assessor who will support you throughout your learning journey.

Bespoke training online or face-to-face

Choose the format that's right for you. Enjoy the flexibility of digital or the extra personalised nature of in-person training.

Learning style adaptations

Learn how you learn best. We adjust our training courses according to you so you can pass with flying colours.

Career progression advice

Get advice from experts in the sector on how to best achieve your goals. Map out your journey from where you are now.

Why choose Broaden?


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