About Early Years

If you want to improve your career prospects, at Sandwell College we have developed high-quality rewarding Early Years courses just for you.

Our friendly caring tutors will help you work towards essential qualifications to gain employment in primary and nursery schools, private day nurseries, playgroups, creches and youth centres, or prepare for university.

Inspirational and creative learning experiences make Early Years a great course choice for you. Traditional classroom-style teaching has been transformed with innovative chatrooms in the virtual college environment.

We have strong links with employers, who help us develop our curriculum and offer regular placement opportunities so that you can develop professional skills, be career-ready and find out what it’s really like to work in Early Years!

“Doing this course has opened me eyes to special educational needs and I’ve found my passion. Doing this adult course has opened up a whole new world and I’m sat here now with a positive outlook on life.” – Stacey, Level 3 Supported Teaching & Learning.

Explore career paths

  • Progress up to Level 3
  • Apply for job roles within Early Years settings
  • Progress onto Higher Education (university or apprenticeship)

£23K-£45K per year

Nursery Manager potential salary

£25K-£41K per year

Play Therapist potential salary

“Doing this course has opened me eyes to special educational needs and I’ve found my passion. Doing this adult course has opened up a whole new world and I’m sat here now with a positive outlook on life.”

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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