Rachel Little (19) from Stuartfield has graduated from North East Scotland College’s Aberdeen Awards Ceremony with an HNC in Early Education and Childcare.
The former Mintlaw Academy pupil knew that she wanted to work with children when she left school.
Aand gaining her qualification from North East Scotland College (NESCol) has helped her to achieve employment in the childcare industry.
Rachel began her time at NESCol studying the NC in Early Education and Childcare, then progressed onto the HNC course and she thoroughly enjoy her studies.
“I had a great time studying at North East Scotland College,” she said.
“The lecturers were lovely; I made friends for life, and my confidence has improved so much.
“I feel like I have developed into a very skilled early years practitioner.”
One element of her course that Rachel particularly enjoyed was getting a practical work placement at Mintlaw Primary School nursery.
Upon finishing college, Rachel was offered a job there as a nursery nurse and she is loving it.