Visit these exhibitors on the day to engage with those who can help you take your next step in to a career in early years.
Ayrshire College

Build a Brighter Future at Ayrshire College

Looking for a career that’s rewarding, fun and has the potential to change lives?

Start your Early Years career at Ayrshire College with a range of full-time and part-time courses.

Visit for more information or call 0300 303 0303.

Bright Horizons

It is our mission to continue to make a difference to children, families and employers, and to provide the highest quality early care and education for each child in each nursery, every day.

We strive to nurture each child’s unique qualities and potential, support families through strong partnership and collaborate with employers to build family-friendly workplace.

City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College is Scotland’s largest technical and professionals skills college, situated in state of the art, industry standard facilities.

We offer a selection of Early Education & Childhood Practice courses at a range of different levels, these include: NC, HNC and HND. These are suitable for and recognise the diverse needs of the ELC sector.

Visit our stand to speak to our knowledgeable and passionate lecturing staff.

Early Years Scotland

Early Years Scotland is committed to providing the very best start in life for every child in Scotland.

We are the leading National Third Sector organisation dedicated to children pre-birth to five.

Our organisational purpose can be described in the following four main strands:

  1. Delivery of services working with children and families together
  2. Delivery of services for all those who work for and on behalf of children
  3. Delivery of high quality, relevant professional learning services for the workforce
  4. Delivery of advocacy and advisory services relating to legislation, policy and practice
East Renfrewshire Council

As the fastest growing local authority for families in Scotland, there are exciting opportunities with East Renfrewshire Council.

We are looking for committed, quality people with a passion for early years.

Talk to us about what it is really like to work in the sector and why you should choose East Renfrewshire as the perfect place to develop your career.

Glasgow Clyde College

Giving children the building blocks to get off a good start in life is vital, and at Glasgow Clyde College, our courses are designed to give you an excellent foundation in Early Education and Child Care.

Glasgow Clyde College offers a wide range Childcare course on a part time, full time, half day and evening basis. Early Education and Childcare courses range from an “Introduction to Childcare to HNC’s and PDA’s.

Whether you are looking to change careers, start your career or enhance your qualifications, Glasgow Clyde College has a course in Childcare for you.

Scottish Government

The Scottish Government are almost doubling the number of funded hours of early learning and childcare for 3 and 4 year olds and eligible 2 year olds from 2020, meaning we need thousands more people to come into the workforce over the next 2 years. Find out more by visiting us at our stand!

Scottish Social Services Council

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is the regulator for the social service workforce in Scotland. Our work means the people of Scotland can count on social services being provided by a trusted, skilled and confident workforce. We protect the public by registering social service workers, setting standards for their practice, conduct, training and education and by supporting their professional development. Where people fall below the standards of practice and conduct we can investigate and take action.

Skills Development Scotland

If you're thinking about a career in childcare, Skills Development Scotland can help.

We can support you to make the right decision for your future. Our careers advisers can help you explore your options and provide advice on training and applying for jobs and apprenticeships. Visit for more information or call 0800 917 8000.

University of the West

Find out about UWS’ exciting new Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) in Early Learning and Childcare, getting underway this August (subject to validation) as well as the University’s flagship Wee University initiative, which brings UWS Childhood Studies students and early learning and childcare centres together to promote lifelong family learning.