Become a Centre

How to become a CACHE international Centre

CACHE has been established since 1945 and is a valued brand internationally, working globally with educational providers who offer CACHE qualifications to learners in schools, private training centres, colleges and universities in countries such as China, Dubai, Malta and New Zealand.

The range of qualifications that are available are focused on the Care sector and provide learners with vocational qualifications that help them develop their chosen careers.

  • Early Years Educator
  • Children & Young People
  • Health & Social Care
  • Health
  • Playwork
  • Supporting Teaching & Learning
  • Endorsed Learning Programmes

CACHE also provides a range of resources including qualification key facts, support materials and access to bespoke training in country or via international conferencing facilities.

Our customer service pledges

  • We will always answer your calls in less than 45 seconds
  • We will allocate a dedicated member of the International Team to you to give
    help and support
  • We will keep you up to date through regular emails
  • We will provide downloadable support materials free of charge

CACHE enjoys working in collaboration with educational providers, both in the UK and internationally and has a dedicated team of people waiting to support you in becoming one of the next International CACHE centres.

5 easy steps to join us

It is important that you familiarise yourself with the Centre Agreement and Approval Criteria​ before you apply to become an approved centre. It sets out our respective rights and responsibilities and outlines how we will work together.

Here's how to get started:

Part 1 (initial enquiry)

The International Approval Form is your opportunity to tell us a little more about your organisation; your governance; where and how you operate; and the qualifications you wish to offer.

Review panel

The information you provide will be considered by our International Review Panel within 5 working days and we will let you know the outcome of the panel's decision.

Part 2 (application to become an approved CACHE international centre)

  1. pay International Application Fee for your approval audit and madatory training in advance
  2. send us copies of your policies and procedures to enable us to carry out the approval audit.

Approval audit

We will carry out an approval audit by reviewing your policies and procedures to ensure you have everything in place to support the delivery, assessment and internal quality assurance of NCFE qualifications.

Mandatory on-line assessor and internal quality assurance training

Ensure that staff involved in the delivery, assessment and internal quality assurance of NCFE qualifications should attend the mandatory on-line Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance training.

For further guidance on becoming an international centre or to discuss your qualification requirements, please contact our International Team by calling on: 0191 239 8000 

When your Centre has been approved, you’ll receive a certificate to display and can start registering learners.

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