As a Norlander, you’ll enjoy 100% guaranteed employment opportunities and lifelong support

As a fully qualified Norland graduate, or Norlander, you’ll have your very own dedicated in-house recruitment agency. The Norland Agency is as old as Norland itself, set up in parallel with the Norland Institute to place the first cohort of nannies into employment.

There are not many professions that can offer guaranteed employment opportunities, but at Norland demand from families for qualified Norland graduates outstripped supply from day one and continues to do so today. Norland Agency works exclusively with Norlanders to place them in positions all over the world, working as nannies and maternity practitioners. Once qualified, Norlanders have exclusive access to a list of clients who specifically want to employ a Norland Nanny through the Norland Agency.

The lifelong support you’ll receive as a Norlander is also something which has continued since the early days of Norland. You’ll have the opportunity to pursue Norland’s maternity practitioner course as a fully-qualified Norlander and have exclusive access to an active Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training programme to ensure your knowledge and skills are kept up to date. Today’s Norlanders turn to the private Norlander Facebook group for peer support, telephone or email the Norland Agency and Alumni team or simply drop in. Norlanders can always be sure of support and friendship, whenever and wherever they are in the world.

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Norland Nannies discuss their careers so far

Explore life as a Norlander by watching our Norland Unwrapped which focused on the career pathways of our graduates
Pollyanna (Set 37) spoke at Norland Unwrapped about life as a Norland Nanny, work-life balance, studying a Masters and much more.
Fully-qualified Norland Nanny Charlotte discusses the job opportunities and support she's received since graduating in her My Norland Story.
Norlander Alice gives a presentation at a Norland open day about her experience at Norland and her incredible career so far in the four years since she qualified.

130 career pathways

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To mark our 130th anniversary, we’ve been building an extensive list of careers Norlanders have gone on to enjoy in the early years sector and beyond.

Norland graduates share their career stories

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The life of a Norland Nanny

Chloe describes her daily role as a Norland Nanny and the joy of caring for a young child from an early age.

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Nursery owner

Julia shares her experience of establishing her own nursery, an Ofsted Outstanding nursery setting.

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Nannying offers the perfect route into teaching

After nannying, Helen went on to complete her teacher training and now teaches in a reception class in Twickenham.

Watch Helen's story
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Maternity Nurse

Lorna describes how her Norland training helped her to become a Maternity Nurse.

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Early years lecturer and consultant

After a successful nanny career, Claire returned to Norland as a lecturer and trainer and now runs her own consultancy.

Read Claire’s story
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Early years ski instructor

Claire is a Professional Ski Instructor of America (PSIA) specialising in teaching young children to ski.

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PhD studies in developmental psychology

Maihri describes how Norland transformed her confidence in her academic abilities and led her to pursue research.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Children’s Nursing

Eloise’s hospital placement experience and Norland qualifications secured her place on a competitive nursing course.

Read Eloise’s story

Qualified Norlanders enjoy outstanding career prospects through the Agency

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100% guaranteed employability for Norlanders

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6permanent jobs for every Norlander seeking one

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£47,600 average starting salary for Norlanders through the agency

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Two prestigious qualifications that open many doors

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