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Education and Early Years

A career in childcare can be extremely rewarding and our courses can provide you with the hands-on experience that you need.

Whether you are looking to step straight into industry, or develop your knowledge at university level, our experienced tutors can help you develop the essential skills to get to where you want to be.

You’ll gain the first-hand experience needed to prepare you for a career working with children between birth and seven years, such as creativity, paediatric first aid, safeguarding, basic health and safety and even CV writing. Not to mention that we cover the cost of your DBS check, so you are workplace ready!

You will have access to our top facilities such as the Butterfly Day Nursery which is home to our RealCare Baby simulators, so you can learn the ins and outs of realistic infant care, giving you the best start for your future career.

Course Enrichment

Our childcare department has excellent links with many Doncaster childcare providers, and we work in partnership to off er you leading industry experience. We have industry guest speakers throughout the year, as well as educational visits to pantomimes, local nurseries and play centres, all of which allow you to gain real life industry insight.

Career Opportunities

  • Childminder
  • Children’s Centre Support Worker
  • Communication Support Worker
  • Early Years Teacher
  • Education Welfare Officer
  • Montessori Teacher
  • Nanny
  • Nursery Worker
  • Parent & Toddler Group Leader
  • Play Worker
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Youth Worker
  • And Much More…

Childcare and Education Courses for School Leavers


I’ve enjoyed my time on my course, meeting new people and developing skills within the childcare sector which will help me progress my career further.

Danielle Higgs Level 2 Early Years Practitioner