The whole department is deeply committed to helping you become the care professional you want to be. We will give you a thorough understanding of the theory of your chosen area and provide you with innovative, exciting opportunities to put that understanding into practice. Whether you are already working with children and want to take your career further, or are just starting out Nescot’s Early Years courses will show you how to keep children healthy and happy.
Introducing Caring for Children and Young People: Level 2 (Distance Learning)
There are many factors that can impact on children and young people at different stages of their development. It is important to understand what these factors are, as well as the ways in which children and young people’s development can be enhanced through activity and interaction. Throughout this qualification, learners will explore how children’s development can be influenced.
Childcare and Education CACHE Level 3
You will need enthusiasm, commitment and be able to demonstrate real interest and concern for the care of children. You will spend one day in college (Wednesday 1.30pm – 7pm). You will be required to undertake 8 hours Work Experience a week, as part of the course. (8 hours x 51 weeks 408 hours) You will study the early learning curriculum, anti-discriminatory practice, preparation for employment and complete observation and assessment work with young children.
Foundation Degree in Early Years Pedagogy (0-8)
Apply now for 2 Nov 2021 start This new and exciting course has been created by highly experienced lecturers in response to early years educators and primary school teachers who recognise the need to bring a more playful and fresher developmentally appropriate approaches to the teaching and learning of young children. It is for people who wish to bring graduate leadership to settings to support the development of playful pedagogy for transformational learning with young children.
Healthcare Play Specialism: Foundation Degree
Nescot is pleased to work with the University of West London, in delivering the Foundation Degree in Healthcare Play Specialism. The course is designed for individuals wishing to study for a career as a registered Health Play Specialist. This degree supports the development of professional competencies in the field of therapeutic play for children and young people in hospital and community healthcare settings. Successful completion of the programme leads to registration with the Healthcare Play Specialist Education Trust (HPSET).
Our staff are experienced practitioners, not only in the field of early years but in the multi-disciplinary areas of health and social services. They are passionate about providing this higher education pathway which combines academic study with work based learning for those who would like to remain in work whilst studying.
The best thing about our course is the supportive teachers. They’re really knowledgeable and they have so much experience. I did an apprenticeship at Nescot, so I was really glad to have the opportunity to study here again. I’m doing the Foundation Degree at the moment but I’m planning to do the top-up to convert it to a full degree. I’m planning to work as a teacher in the future, and I know that this qualification will help me to get there.HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS
Want to become a qualified counsellor in 2 years? Want to open your private practice once qualified? Nescot can give you the opportunity to open private practice once qualified at the end of a successful 2 years of training.
English & Maths
The GCSE and Skills Zone team is one of Nescot’s biggest successes. We work across all departments to help students get the maximum benefit from their courses. One of the things we are most proud of is the level of achievement we get from our students, and believe this is a result of our high quality teaching.
Adult Short Courses
Short courses are a great way of learning new skills and can help you take your interest to the next level.
Health & Social Care
Nescot offers education and training opportunities to students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds. Our mission is to inspire and enable all our learners to achieve their goals and provide the skills needed in the economy. We specialise in vocational and work based training, offering accredited qualifications that are both recognised and sought after by employers. Our part-time study options range from skills boosting to get you back into work, professional and trade qualifications and vocationally relevant degree programmes and post graduate work.