The Nursery

Childcare is one of the most rewarding careers and the demand for professionals is always growing. Want to know what studying with us will be like? Below, you can meet our tutors or even take a virtual 360 tour of our campuses.

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If you’re ready to apply now, choose your course below and apply directly from the course page. Need to know more? Book a call with one of our friendly admissions staff, who can answer your questions and guide you through the application process.

Would you like to work with children or young people? There is always a demand for high-quality childcare professionals and our courses give you the skills and qualifications you need to start your career in childcare. The UK childcare market is worth £5.57 billion and is growing all the time. As the cost of living gets more expensive and more people with children have to go to work to support their families, parents are becoming increasingly reliant on childcare services.


This map gives you an overview of progression opportunities that our courses in Childcare can lead on to.

Why study Childcare with us?

  • We have a range of Childcare training courses, from Level 1 up to Foundation Degree and Apprenticeships
  • We make sure that you gain practical experience by working closely with local childcare providers and schools for work placements
  • Students get the opportunity to work in the college's own nursery which was awarded Grade 1 Outstanding by Ofsted at the last inspection, and recently achieved Millie’s Mark status
  • Your knowledge and experience will prepare you for the world of work
  • Our tutors have a wealth of experience in the childcare industry to pass on to you, reflected in our excellent success rates

Your future in Childcare

Our students have gone on to work as:

  • Childminders
  • Nannies
  • Crèche workers
  • Play leaders or play assistants
  • Nursery nurses
  • Out-of-school workers
  • Teaching assistants

To find out how to join them, why not take a look at our courses in Childcare?