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Full-Time Study Programmes

Get into career mode with Early Years

Can you see yourself as a future young Childcare Professional?


Childcare will allow you to make a real impact developing the next generation via nurture, play and teaching essential life skills. What's more, you'll get to work with some of the most interesting, funny, unpredictable and challenging people in the world!


Childcare can lead you towards a whole range of exciting teaching, support work and management roles too. The training Bolton College provides will give you an excellent grounding for a career as a:

• Childcare/Early Years Practitioner
• Childminder
• Learning Support Assistant
• Nursery Supervisor
• Primary School Teacher
• Special Educational Needs Teacher
• Support Worker
• Teaching Assistant


Become a future Early Years Professional by joining the University of Bolton's EXCEED programme where you'll have the opportunity to take the next step in your professional development and progress to one of the University's Education & Teaching programmes, leading to a host of exciting careers.


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Why choose Bolton College?

There are countless reasons to choose a Study Programme at Bolton College, including…


Technical Qualifications

Technical education is our sole focus and we are experts in delivery. If you need to develop your foundation skills to support progression, we will prepare you; or if you are prepared already, we will ensure that you achieve your full potential on our T Level and BTEC advanced programmes, highly regarded by universities and employers.


Vocational Careers

Industry Placements and work experience will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to confidently begin your future career, or progress to university.


English, Maths & Digital

Employers and universities require a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths, but if you didn’t achieve this, don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’ll teach you important digital skills too, putting you ahead of the game.


Learner Support

Enjoy FREE travel and breakfast, financial support and a discounted gym membership. Throughout your time with us, you’ll also receive one-to-one support from your dedicated Learning Development Mentor and a Careers Coach, helping you to achieve your ambitions.