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Children's Race

TQUK Level 3 Award in Caring for Children in a Home Environment (RQF)

  • Course Level: 3

  • Total Credits: 6

  • Learning Hours: 45+

  • Funding: No

  • Fee: £469 Full or (Payment option - 3 Installments)

  • Min Age : 16+

  • Reference: 603/5245/0

  • Online e-learning platform

  • Paper-based available

  • Ofqual Regulated

This qualification’s purpose is for learners to be able to understand how to care for a child in the home environment.


TQUK Level 3 Award:

Caring for Children in a Home Environment (RQF)


Course Duration

From 12 Weeks.

Course duration is dependent on candidate.


Age 16+

Who is the course intended for?

  • Trainee Early Years Practitioners

  • Child Minders / Babysitters

  • Foster Parents

Entry Requirements & Course Details

Entry Requirements


There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent.


The recommended minimum age for this qualification is 16 years and above. 


Course Details


The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

Where indicated in the unit specifications, assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles.

Materials for internal assessment must be submitted to TQUK for approval prior to use and must be mapped to the relevant unit,
learning outcome and assessment criteria.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.


Progression Options


Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 3 Award in Child Learning Development

  • Level 3 Award in Play work for Early Years and Childcare

  • Level 2 Certificate Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Working at home
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