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Childcare & Teaching Courses in Guildford, Surrey

Childcare is a rich and fulfilling career choice and one that you can be proud of. If you want to work with young children between the ages of 0-8 and are looking for a practical course that will give you the skills and knowledge required for this demanding yet rewarding job, then look no further!

We have an extremely good reputation for our childcare courses, both for their high success rates and our comprehensive training opportunities.

You’ll learn from highly qualified childcare professionals with years of experience behind them, spend between 2-3 days a week on local work placements and take part in exciting educational visits. What’s more, if you choose to gain higher qualifications in the future, we can also offer progression up to degree level. 

Childrens Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) BTEC Level 3 National Diploma - 2020:21
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Childrens Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma - 2020:21
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Why Choose Guildford College?

  • High success rates
  • Comprehensive training opportunities
  • Hands-on experience in various work placements and educational visits
  • Subject-specialist teaching

Day to Day in Industry

  • Communication and professional skills
  • Individual needs
  • Lifespan development
  • Food and nutrition
  • Learning and care
  • Complementary therapies

Jobs in Childcare

  • Nursery Nurse
  • Nanny
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Pre-school Supervisor
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Family Support Worker

Average Salary

Nursery and play workers and teaching assistants can start at around £15,000, rising to twice that for managers. Care assistants would earn a similar wage to begin with, rising to £21,000 plus with experience. A newly qualified midwife starts on a salary of £21,909.  

Moving On

You could progress you could apply for related university courses in childhood studies, nursing, health and social care, midwifery and many others.


Student Soundbite

Libby Stockwell

“I feel this course has helped me develop my confidence and has given me the skills which I can use in my future career working with children.”

Libby - Progression to Health and Childcare Studies Level 2 Diploma

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