Early Years at Nescot provides students with a strong foundation for their journey as an early years practitioner. With a strong focus on innovative practice, all students use their skills in a work placement, which allows them to nurture links with employers and prepare for employment.Department information
Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings: Level 1
This qualification aims to give you the basic knowledge necessary to care for children of a variety of ages, learning how to keep them healthy and safe.
Introduction to Early Years Education & Care: Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate
On this course you will learn how to care for and support children and young adults.
Childcare and Education: Level 3 Certificate/Diploma
Students will learn about the development of children aged up to eight and how to care for them. In your second year you will do a Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills BTEC. Learning about safe food preparation and handling and nutrition is excellent preparation for working in childcare as a nanny or in a nursery setting.
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.
We not only give you work experience in the wider world but you can also get involved with other departments at Nescot to give you a real feel for your chosen career. From experience in the Campus Nursery, Nestots, to working with some of our students with learning disabilities, you will learn how to put classroom theory into practice to change lives.
Our tutors are excellent teachers and mentors with a wide breadth of industry experience, including nursery managers, special needs practitioners, primary school learning support and nannying. The quality of teaching in the department has consistently been recognised as good or above.
Early years students from Nescot have gone on to study at universities such as King’s College London, the University of Roehampton and St Mary’s, as well as finding work straight after finishing at Nescot.
Travel & Tourism
Nescot's Travel and Tourism department will give you the skills to work in one of the world’s most exciting and fastest moving industries.
If you have a passion for cars or engineering then Nescot's specialist training courses could provide you with an introduction to the industry, or build on existing skills developed in the industry and further your career opportunities. It is a great time to be working in the Motor Vehicle industry as the sector is predicted to have record growth in the coming years.
Hair & Beauty
Whether you are thinking of a career as a hairdresser in a salon, a beauty therapist in a spa or a make-up artist in the theatre and or in the world of TV or film, we have a course for you to enable you to take your first steps. Plus, our Hairdressing courses are powered by Toni&Guy - see course details for more information.
Health & Social Care
Nescot’s Care and Health Team are at the forefront of a fast-moving industry. We believe in treating our students as responsible adult individuals and you will rapidly grow in both ability and maturity. We pride ourselves on the fact that our students are so well regarded that employers frequently send us their vacancies because they want someone who is ‘Nescot qualified’.