• 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?

Whether you are looking for a career as a nursery assistant, nursery officer or early year’s practitioner then we have the programme of study for you.

We offer nationally recognised qualifications which meet the needs of students, employers and the industry. Our excellent work placement opportunities provide you with first-hand experience of working in the sector, allow you to apply theory to practice and gain an insight into the work roles available.

Opportunities include organisations such as day nurseries, pre-schools, infant schools, special schools, voluntary organisations and child-minders.

Our highly skilled and experienced tutors and links with employers will ensure you are supported to achieve your career goals, are work ready and well prepared to join the workforce or progress on to further study.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:

  • Childcare
  • Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Caring for Children
  • Childcare and Education
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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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