Training and qualifications for working with children

Courses and qualifications relevant for working with children in childcare and school settings.

The National Careers Service has profiles on many different types of job under the heading of Education and Training including Early Years Teacher, Nursery Manager, Nursery Worker, Playworker and Teaching Assistant.

Each one explains:

  • the skills and qualifications needed to get into that job
  • what the work would be like
  • the pay you could expect
  • what the career prospects are

There are also links to information on Further Education courses and funding.

Explore the job profiles to find out what a job involves and if it will suit you

High quality CPD opportunities for early years providers can be booked through Step into Training