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Childcare is an essential service in our modern society and we are delighted to be welcoming you to study childcare with Highbury College. Whether you’re passionate about play work, nursery settings, creches or working in schools we are here to support you on your journey to a career you’ll love.

Our courses range from Level 1 to 3 and include full-time and apprenticeship pathways. Our childcare courses are taught at our main campus in Cosham, where you’ll have access to our virtual nursery and links to our onsite Honeypot Nursery. In addition, you can also access the Library, Study Centre, Café and gym facilities outside of classroom time.

Our courses include many exciting projects for you to get involved with. In recent years, students have organised events with Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, on the legendary HMS Warrior, in partnership with the Naval Museum.

Can’t wait to get started? Here’s some resources to give you a flying start:


Download your Childcare Activity Pack here

Download your Level 3 Childcare Welcome Pack here



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