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Childcare and early years education

Our full-time courses in caring for children provide the perfect foundation for a career in childcare, which can lead to rewarding careers in early years, primary teaching or social work.

Childcare and early years education full-time courses

Why choose early years and education at West Notts?

Tutors with industry experience

As an early years and education student you’ll be taught by experienced staff who are happy to share a wealth of practical knowledge with students, ensuring our students are fully-equipped to deal with almost anything!

Get crafty and creative!

Lessons in childcare or education aren’t all work and no play. Students are encouraged to develop creative activities and learning games to support the development of young children within a nursery setting.

Work placements

The best way to study early years and education is in a practical environment. Alongside theory lessons, our students benefit from work placements within childcare and education settings – helping them learn the skills you just won’t get from textbooks.

A Level open evening College open evening

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Childcare and early years education
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Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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