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Early Years/Childcare

The care and teaching of children is a well-respected and sought-after profession. With a high level of regulation and responsibility, you must be able to work as part of a team, be accurate at keeping records and be able to solve problems and manage your time. Our highly experienced Early Years team are proud to offer a range of courses that will help you become a fully-trained childcare professional, ready to enter the world of work or continue to university.

Find a course

Select a course type that suits you.

Career Opportunities

  • Nursery Assistant
  • Nanny
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Play Therapist
  • Early Years Practitioner 


Our outstanding onsite college nursery is the perfect place for you to experience the real-world environment and to learn the skills you need to become a licensed practitioner, from a diverse teaching team with a wealth of industry experience. In the classroom, our new infant simulators are the perfect way for you to practice caring for babies and infants, alongside a wealth of other resources used when working with children.


Student Success

Students have progressed to higher level study at universities such as:

Norland College – Early Years Development and Learning

Bath Spa University - Education (Primary Teachers Pathway)

Birmingham City University - Children's Nursing

University of Reading - Children’s Development and Learning

University of Surrey - Child Nursing (Registered Nurse)

University of Chichester - Early Childhood Studies

University of Winchester - Primary Education



"The course was really varied and interesting. I am so happy I chose to study at BCoT."
Emily Evans

Students celebrate success at graduation ceremony

More than 60 BCoT graduates attended the graduation ceremony to receive their qualifications.

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