There are many job opportunities in the childcare industry with flexible working hours available and even the opportunity to start your own business
Childcare & Early Years
Your first steps to a career in Childcare & Early Years
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!
Why study with us?
Middlesbrough College has excellent employer links with nurseries and childcare centres offering great work placements
Classes are delivered by professionals with experience in a range of backgrounds
Progress into a wide range of degrees and careers upon completion of your course
Have the edge when it comes to interviews. Many students within this sector will complete up to 250 hours mandatory work placement
There is a huge demand in the North East region for nursery and teaching assistants!
Childcare & Early Years Success Stories
I’ve gained experience working with a variety of different age groups and in different childcare-based settings including nurseries and schools.
The tutors provided one-on-one meetings to align on progress and set SMART targets for us to achieve throughout the year.
The team at the College are so welcoming, it felt like we were all a big supportive family.
The knowledge and skills I’ve gained at the College have also helped me to get a job as a Barman – my manager was really impressed when he heard about what I’d picked up on my course!
The skills I have learnt have been beneficial towards my career goals and I’ve made lifelong friends whilst studying at Middlesbrough College.