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Early Years Senior Practitioner

Enjoy a rewarding career.

Welcome to our NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma for the Early Years Senior Practitioner course, a comprehensive programme designed to enhance leadership and management skills in early years education. Over approximately 18-24 months, this qualification, comprised of 18 mandatory units totaling 90 credits, delves into the complexities of early years practice, pedagogy, and child development.

Course details

Our curriculum covers a broad range of topics, including the Early Years Foundation Stage, Special Educational Needs and Disability, safeguarding, and professional development, ensuring a well-rounded and in-depth understanding of the field. The curriculum is designed not only to impart theoretical knowledge but also to provide practical skills necessary for managing early years settings effectively.


Participants will engage in various forms of assessment, benefiting from the integration of an online e-learning system. This course is an excellent opportunity for those holding a Level 3 Early Years Diploma and currently in a leadership role, to further their expertise and contribute to higher standards in early years 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?


Get in touch or apply today!

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