Education & Childcare

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Are you interested in working in an industry that offers a high level of fulfilment and a positive influence on young lives? Then one of the Education & Childcare courses here at Buxton & Leek College is the ideal way to find your pathway to a rewarding and successful career.

Our nursery and classroom simulation suite enables you to gain experience of working in a professional setting, and our extensive connections with education providers across the region allows for regular guest speakers, so you’ll never stop being inspired!

From building a career in teaching to becoming a speech and language specialist or child psychologist, it’s incredible where a course at BLC can take you.

Many of our former students have progressed into higher education, or have gained employment within the education sector, becoming teachers, teaching assistants, industry early years professionals, child psychologists and specialists in their fields.

You will learn from highly skilled and innovative tutors with a range of professional experience including childcare assessors and teacher practitioners, who are passionate about changing young lives and helping you to do the same.

Whether you are deciding on your next steps after school, already working in the education and childcare sectors or you would like a career change, we offer a variety of programmes to suit your needs and help you into your dream career.

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