South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.
Higher, Professional, Technical.
Outstanding by standing out

Childcare and Education.

SGS Filton


There has never been a more exciting time to enter the field of Early Years so have you got what it takes to help give a child the best start in life?

Government funding and recognition has led to the development of the best possible training and qualifications and it has been designated a priority area. If you're interested in teaching or working with children, our range of courses will give you hands-on work experience, and our professionally qualified staff will help you get the most out of the theory, making you work-ready for your future career.

Where could it take you? Nanny, Nursery School Teacher, Nursery Worker, Play Worker Further Education Lecturer, Higher Education Lecturer, Learning Mentor, School Administrator, School Teacher, Special Educational Needs Teacher, Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant, Psychologist, Social Care Worker, Youth and Community Worker, Education and Childcare Inspector.

With an emphasis on work-based learning and support from industry experienced tutors, on our higher level programmes you'll develop the skills, theory and techniques you'll need to progress in your fulfilling career.

We've built up great relationships with schools and nurseries based in Bristol and Stroud areas, so that students have the best and varied work placements available to them.

So whether you are a school leaver, already working within the sector or looking to achieve university level qualifications - our excellent range of programmes make us the perfect choice.