• T: 0800 074 0099

Childcare & Education

Childcare students receiving guidance from their tutor

A career in childcare and education is rewarding. If you’re passionate about working with young people then this is the choice for you. There are many exciting opportunities and it is one of the few careers where you can really make a big difference to the lives of children you will look after or teach.

The childcare and education industry is constantly changing and there is always a need for good people with relevant training and qualification. Your passion and commitment is just as important as academic qualification, that’s why our courses are very hands-on to equip you with the skills you’ll need.

We have strong links with local nurseries, schools and other childcare settings to help you gain valuable work experience throughout your course.

Career prospects

  • Classroom assistant
  • Crèche leader
  • Health professional
  • Nanny
  • Early years practitioner
  • Nurse
  • Nursery manager
  • Pre-school leader
  • Social worker
  • Teacher

Childcare & Education Success Story

With her eldest daughter having just left school, mum of three Sonia Johnson is embarking on a new career as a teaching assistant after returning to learning as a mature student.

Now, aged 37, she has earned a Level 3 CACHE award in Supporting Teaching and Learning after going back to her old College to boost her skills and find work in teaching.

Read more Chilcare & Education Success Stories.

Contact details

E: enquiries@blc.ac.uk
T: 0800 074 0099