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  • Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

If you haven't yet received your course start date, please get in touch and we will confirm this for you.

Please report to Headways Building, Bede Campus (time to be confirmed at enrolment).

Bede Campus (SR3 4AH) is serviced by a number of bus services with a bus stop directly outside of campus. It is a 5-10 minute bus or taxi ride from Sunderland city centre. Free parking is available on-site (at Goals) and there are shelters to safely store bikes.

Visit traveline.info to plan your journey.

If you travel to City Campus by car, the nearest car parks are located at Sunderland Civic Centre and The Bridges multi-storey car-park.

There is free parking for scooters at the nearby Civic Centre Car Park. Please ensure that you park in a non-designated bay.

You will meet your lecturers and placement assessors and will be introduced to your programme including information regarding units, assessments and placement.

You will need stationery such as pens, highlighters and notebook.

Students will be required to wear a polo shirt during their placement. Further information will be provided at enrolment.

Students will need to purchase their own stationary and uniform. Details will be confirmed at enrolment.

To be confirmed at enrolment.

This will be confirmed at enrolment and depends on individual circumstances.

The main contact on the day will Gillian Jones or Kim Raven, 0191 5116000.

Working with children is one of the most rewarding and satisfying careers and no two days are the same.

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94.4%

of our childcare students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (FT FE 16-18 students)