• Do you aspire to a career within the childcare sector?
  • Do you want to teach in a primary school?
  • Do you want to gain experience by learning on a work placement?

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.

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 onto further study.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:

  • Childcare
  • Childhood Studies
  • Childcare and Education
  • Early Years Education and Care
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We allow our students to gain first-hand experience by providing workplace opportunities in organisations such as day nurseries, infant schools and child minding organisations.

Many of our students often go on to Higher Education degrees including early years teaching, childhood studies and foundation 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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Don’t be put off by the stigma that childcare is a female-oriented industry. The rewards you reap from being a male in this environment are massive.”

Charlie Wright
Childcare and Development

Whilst at Rotherham College Charlie studied a Health and Social Care course, he then progressed onto the Childcare and Development course, working as a teaching assistant at East Dene Primary School, before joining the Bright Skies Nursery team.

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