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Nursery Nurse Diploma Level 3

Course materials, tutor support and certificate included in the price - study at home via Online or Paper study.

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Study method
Distance learning, self-paced
200 hours
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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This Nursery Nurse Level 3 Diploma course leads to a nationally recognised award certificated by ABC Awards. It has been designed to strengthen and develop your knowledge and understanding of childcare practice.


  • Improve your knowledge and skills
  • Understand the requirements as part of a childcare practitioner role
  • Understand the development of children aged 0-16 years within a learning environment
  • Undertake professional development


  • Module 1: The Key Features of Child Development and Developmental Needs of Children 0-8 Years, Inclusive of Individual and Special Needs
  • Module 2: Providing for Children’s Physical Needs, Inclusive of Health and Safety
  • Module 3: Learning through Play for Child Development
  • Module 4: Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children
  • Module 5: Legal Responsibilities of the Nursery Nurse and Responsibilities for Working Together

Entry requirements

  • No previous knowledge required

Course features

  • 12 months expert tutor support
  • Certificate of completion

Professional recognition

  • ABC Awards
    ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF).


Completing a series of tutor-marked activity questions will lead you to the highly acclaimed Level 3 Diploma in Nursery Nurse.

The programme includes assessment sections, which you will find at the end of each module. Activities in this section relate to the preceding information and help you to assess if you have grasped general knowledge and understanding of the module.

Who is this course for?

This course is recommended for those who enjoy helping children between the ages of 0-8 years to learn and develop.


No previous experience or knowledge is required to apply for this course. You can choose when to start the course at any point up to 12 months from initial registration with complete tutor support.

Career path

Recommended for those in pursuit of a career in nursery based childcare.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.