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Pearson - UK's largest awarding body

Pearson is the UK's largest awarding body and is regulated by Ofqual (England), SQA Accreditation (Scotland), CCEA Accreditation (Northern Ireland) and Qualifications Wales (Wales). They offer academic and vocational qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in names like Edexcel, BTEC, EDI and LCCI.

They work with experts and leaders in the education sector to make sure that they maintain high standards across all our qualifications. The Pearson Education Limited Board, our World Class Qualifications Expert Panel and the Qualifications and Standards Committee are a key part of our commitment to these standards.

CACHE is UK’s leading sector specialist

CACHE is UK’s leading sector specialist and continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry. CACHE offers a wide range of vocational qualifications suitable for individuals involved in early years education, childcare, and health and social care. All CACHE qualifications are divided into five different levels, ranging from Level 1 (entry level) to Level 5 (for experienced professionals).

If you are planning a career in childcare or teaching young children then a CACHE qualification is probably the most appropriate.

CACHE was established by the Ministry of Health in 1945 under the name of the National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB), their qualifications have helped millions of learners across the world raise professional standards. In 1994 the NNEB merged with the Council for Early Years Awards to form CACHE. In 2001 they incorporated the National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare becoming part of NCFE in 2015.

Over the years CACHE has continually invested in high quality qualifications which are written and developed by experts. Their heritage in learning and experience has earned them a reputation for excellence and leadership in care and education. Their continued dedication to those who care for children, young people and adults means that their qualifications will continue to meet the needs of a modern workforce.

About Pearson

Pearson is the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. They combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. They believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

NCFE CACHE

NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s largest Awarding Body. Combined, they are the leading provider of educational services and as a not for profit organisation have been at the forefront of technical and vocational education for over 170 years.

NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s largest Awarding Body. Combined, they are the leading provider of educational services and as a not for profit organisation have been at the forefront of technical and vocational education for over 170 years.