Childcare and Education Professions

Study programmes in Childcare and Education Professions

Careers in Childcare and Education Professions

Careers in Childcare and Education Professions

Studying Childcare and Education Professions at Barnsley College will enable you to develop skills for progression to university or a range of careers such as: Play worker, Resort Representative, Hospital Play Specialist.


of our Childcare and Education Profession students went on to work or further study after completing their course.

All students have access to:

Student Profile

Bradley Charlesworth

“I have settled into college life well. The tutors are nice and I have made friends. I particularly enjoy the various tasks I do as part of my course. I am aiming to progress to a Level 2 course when I complete my current course.”

Horizon Community College

Student Profile

Mariada Katsi

“I would recommend the college to other people. The tutors are nice and helpful and I enjoy seeing the new friends I have made.”

Alumni Profile

Calum Wilson

Childcare Level 3

“I would recommend the college to others because they will be learning within modern facilities with a wide variety of classroom equipment to make learning interesting.”

Studying Education with TESOL at the University of Hull

Student Profile

Miriam Sabin

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2 Apprenticeship

“I have enjoyed going to college as much as being in a work setting. Everybody at the college has been very helpful and friendly. I would recommend apprenticeships to other people of my age and I wish I’d had the confidence to do it sooner.”

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

Our staff have a huge range of experience of working with children and will pass their knowledge on to you.

Reason 2

You will learn in an inclusive environment to suit your needs.

Reason 3

We offer work placement opportunities to enhance your employability skills as part of some study programmes.

Reason 4

We work alongside over 200 childcare and education providers to support work placement and future employment opportunities for our students.

Reason 5

We have superb facilities including a nursery and a classroom which allow you to become familiar with a work setting whilst you are in College.