Our early years programmes

Our range of practical courses will ensure that gaining a rewarding career in the childcare sector will be child’s play!

From September 2020, you could study the brand new T-Level in Education & Childcare at New College Durham. Find out more.


Level 1 Certificate Health, Social Care & Children's & Young People's Settings Full Time

This course will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to work in the industry.

Level 3 Technical Diploma Childcare & Education (Early Years Educator) Full Time

This advanced course will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to work with children in an early years setting. Your mandatory work placement will also help you to apply your theoretical knowledge in a real work environment.

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T-Level in Education & Childcare courses

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