• Do you aspire to a career within the childcare sector?
  • Have you considered primary school teaching as you next career?
  • Perhaps you would like to gain first-hand experience by learning on a work placement?

We offer nationally recognised qualifications which meet the needs of students, employers and the industry, our courses are based both in Worksop and Retford .

You will study subjects such as communication with children and adults, safeguarding, health and safety, childhood illnesses and play and learning. You will also take part in practical activities including making story sacks, cooking for children, healthy eating, painting and displays.

You will have the opportunity to take part in fundraising events which you will be responsible for managing from beginning to end.

Our tutors are highly qualified in their fields, and include staff working towards their Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and staff with a wealth of experience in family support work.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:

  • Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Childcare
  • Childcare and Education
  • Introduction to Early Years Education and Care
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The qualifications offered by our College are nationally recognised.

We allow our students to gain first-hand experience by providing them with workplace opportunities.

Our childcare students will have the chance to work in organisations such as day nurseries, infant schools and child minding organisations.

Many of our students often go on to Higher Education degrees as well as a very high percentage of them progressing into employment.

Following the Childcare
route you could be:
  • Child Minder
  • Primary School Teaching
  • Nursery Teaching

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“Getting qualifications from college whilst working at school has been great. I would recommend becoming an apprentice to anyone, it couldn’t have worked out better for me.”


Charlotte, from Balborough, secured a permanent position at Norbridge Academy in their Foundation unit, looking after and caring for nursery children, after completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship at North Notts College.

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