Early Years


Be part of the highly rewarding childcare sector

Early Years


Be part of the highly rewarding childcare sector

Pursue a career in childcare and shape the lives of the next generation. There are a wide range of careers available in this sector and you will be rewarded with the unique feeling of knowing you’re making a positive contribution to a child’s development. Whether you want to work with babies, pre-school children, teenager or families, the Early Years courses will give the qualification and experience to get started in this rewarding industry.

  • Progression to university or employment

    - This subject area is perfect if you’re looking to progress to a top university or directly into employment in a career-relevant role. Example jobs include: Nursery Manager, Youth Worker, Teaching Assistant, Primary School Teacher, Social Worker and Play Worker.
  • Pioneering Forest School programme

    - Take part in our pioneering Forest School programme, a new approach to educating children through outdoor activities. Build a campfire, sing songs, toast marshmallows and develop your creativity and independence.
  • Skills that top employers are looking for

    - Participate in up to 750 hours of work placement at schools, nurseries or children’s centres. Develop a brilliant CV before you’ve even finished your course and gain the skills and knowledge top employers are looking for.
  • Opportunities you won’t find elsewhere

    - Benefit from longstanding partnerships with some of the most high profile employers in Lancashire including Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust to provide you with career boosting opportunities.
Uzair Karolia Early Years Educator Level 3
I chose Blackburn College because of the opportunity it gave me to go out on work placement and learn new skills in a practical way. This helped me gain confidence in both my abilities and my knowledge. I’ve now progressed to the University of Bath – where I’m studying BSc (Hons) Social Work and Applied Social Studies. Read more >>
Abigail Rawcliffe Early Years Educator Level 3
The support I have received from my tutors has been excellent and I have felt that I could easily discuss any issues and problems. Because of Blackburn College, I’ve received an unconditional offer to study BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS at The University of Cumbria. Read more >>

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