Early years and childcare training and support programme

Find out about training opportunities to support continued professional development.

1 Overview

Our courses are aimed at all settings caring for children under five years of age including:

  • nurseries
  • pre-schools
  • childminders
  • maintained nursery schools
  • before and after school clubs and holiday playschemes
  • schools delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19 and a lack of available venues, all Early Years training courses (EYT course code) and Network Events are currently available as interactive online webinars only (with the exception of Paediatric First Aid which will remain face to face).

Please note that some webinars have a compulsory pre-course element such as reading or a quiz, which must be completed before the webinar in order to gain a certificate of completion. The time that the pre-course element takes has been designed not to exceed the original face to face course time.

If you are booking a place on a webinar for a colleague, please ensure that you inform them of any pre-course work requirement.

We hope to resume face to face sessions for some courses and Network Events from January 2021.

Refer to the documents below for details of our 2020/21 training programme:

2 Online training courses

We have a variety of online courses available at a subsidised price of £10.00 per login. You can purchase an unlimited number of logins.

Follow these steps to access our online courses:

  1. refer to the online course brochure (PDF, 3MB) to select an online course that we are offering
  2. make a payment, choosing the £10.00 rate
  3. email us telling us the course title, your name and your setting name.

3 Contact us

Last updated:
8 September 2020
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