Childcare

Overview

Build a foundation for your future in childhood education. Learn in our training nursery and benefit from our links.

With access to the College training nursery, students are supported during their studies enabling them to recognise their potential before entering the childcare industry or progressing on to university.

Students benefit from structured placements, which is an integral part of the early years qualification. Extensive links with local employers provide access to placement opportunities* and real-life training. *DBS check required

Careers
  • Nursery Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Au Pair / Nanny
  • Child Psychologist
  • Children's Holiday Rep

Career Prospects

Nursery nurses and assistants

Annual pay
£17,680
Workforce change
12%
Hours/week
39
Replacement
34%

The workforce is projected to expand by 12% over the period to 2024, adding 24,432 jobs. In the same period, 34% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 69,386 job openings.

Role description

Nursery nurses and assistants care for children from birth up to seven years of age in day or residential nurseries, children’s homes, maternity units and similar establishments.

Common tasks


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