Childcare & Early Years

Imagine being able to give a child a better start in life. To be able to care for them, teach them, protect them and nurture them.

Careers centred around early childhood development can be particularly rewarding, and our professionally-recognised courses give you the skills, knowledge and experience to make a real difference in this industry.

Employment opportunities in childcare have never been better, from working in nurseries to becoming a social worker. Start your journey with us.

Are these courses for you?

To secure your place on one of our Childcare & Early Years courses, you’ll need:

  • to love working with children
  • a caring nature which can adapt to supporting young people, and also those with special needs
  • an interest in working in a nursery, primary school, children’s centre or social care environment

Why study Childcare & Early Years at Calderdale College

  • Our industry-experienced tutors make learning fun as well as fascinating.
  • You’ll enjoy excellent College facilities, such as our demo nursery room, to ensure your learning is varied and not confined to a classroom.
  • We make sure you gain relevant work experience during your time at College, to boost your CV and improve your chances of employment after.
  • This is a professional qualification that future employers will favour.