NEC teaching and learning courses

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If you're working in education from early years through to adulthood, NEC will be able to provide you with a flexible way to gain a recognised qualification around your other commitments.

With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to decide which course is right for you.

We hope this interactive table will help you to decide.

I want to work with... I want to work as... Qualification
children aged 0-5 years old pre-school or nursery assistant Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care
children aged 0-5 years old pre-school or nursery leader, childminder Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (EYE)
children aged 0-5 years old childminder Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare (QCF)
children aged 4-16 years old after-school or breakfast club, holiday playscheme Award/Certificate/Diploma in Playwork
adults aged 18 and over tutor or trainer Level 3 Award in Adult Education and Training