Based in the main College campus you will train in our specialist classrooms with the latest equipment such as cyber babies and early years learning resources. The incredible learning environment will prepare you for your work experience placements. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this rewarding field.

Whether you aspire to become a teacher, nursery nurse or work in the care industry, at Middlesbrough College, you’ll be trained by industry professionals who have experience of working in the childcare industry.

View the latest Labour Market Information by sector to see the average salary and projected job growth for your dream career!

Labour Market Information

Career Choices

From nursery teaching, to child care supervision, there are many job opportunities in the childcare industry with flexible working hours available and even the opportunity to start your own business.

MC Progression Pathways

Jobs that you can go into with a childcare qualification include: 
Youth Worker  |  Playground Supervisor  |  Nursery Manager  |  Primary School Teacher  | Creche Assistant | Pre-school Worker | Practitioner in Day Nursery | Nanny | Childminder | Teacher | Lecturer | Management in Early Years

Careers in Childcare & Early Years


Middlesbrough Council

Stronger Families

Teacher Time

New Life Daycare

Kid's 1st Nursery


Why study with us?

  1. Middlesbrough College has excellent employer links with nurseries and childcare centres offering great work placements
  2. Classes are delivered by professionals with experience in a range of backgrounds
  3. Progress into a wide range of degrees and careers upon completion of your course
  4. Have the edge when it comes to interviews. Many students within this sector will complete up to 250 hours mandatory work placement
  5. There is a huge demand in the North East region for nursery and teaching assistants!

I’ve gained knowledge from each course that’s come in useful to me, whether it’s in my chosen job role or everyday life.
Success stories
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 The team at the College are so welcoming, it felt like we were all a big supportive family.
Success stories
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The skills I have learnt have been beneficial towards my career goals and I’ve made lifelong friends whilst studying at Middlesbrough College.
Success stories