Trafford College

The University of Bolton has had a successful partnership with Trafford College since 2009. The programme is delivered in the Altrincham Site, Timperley. The programme is taught by tutors from Trafford College although; it is monitored by the tutors of the University of Bolton. The programme which is offered by the University of Bolton is an Undergraduate programme, Foundation Level in Early Childhood Studies. The entry requirements; a level 3 recognised childcare qualification, GCSE English at Grade C or above.  Approximately 2 years employment (current) within the early years sector or have voluntary placement of at least 2 days a week. A mentor in the workplace who will support you throughout the course (a letter to confirm this may will be required).  


  • Fda Early Childhood Studies

Accreditation of prior experience and Learning (APEL/APL) may be considered


How to apply

If you are interested in finding out more about the course, the fees, and how to make an application, please either visit the Trafford College website below, or contact Andy McCleary on

Each of our partnerships has an Academic Partnership Manager (APM), and should you wish to speak directly, the University of Bolton APM for Trafford College is Claire Aindow