Play your part in creating brighter futures for the next generation
No two days are ever exactly the same when you are working with children and young people. At times it can be challenging, but the satisfaction you will get when you see the positive impact of your work on the lives of others means that you will never regret your career choice.
Being involved with the learning and development of children and young people is a vitally important profession. On our childcare and classroom work courses you will develop a range of professional skills and knowledge that you will need to work in one of a wide range of careers available in this employment sector.
Working in a childcare setting
An Early Years Education & Care qualification will open doors to a wide variety of jobs in nurseries, pre-schools, out-of-school clubs or even provide a way to live and work abroad as an au pair.
Find out more about childcare courses
Working in a classroom setting
If you would like to be more involved with teaching and learning, Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools courses will help you develop the skills needed to be an effective support assistant in a school. For some learners, this can lead to further education and a teaching career.
Find out more about classroom work courses
Before you enrol...
If you want to join a course which includes working in a care setting or school you will need to apply for a disclosure certificate. These are obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service. More information is available here.