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We offer Early Years and Childcare training courses to Early Years Foundation stage, Childcare and Play Practitioners.

These courses have been designed to give clear information to practitioners working with children and young people from birth to the age of 19.

The primary aim is to enable practitioners to meet required standards expected by law and to prepare settings for registration and inspection by Ofsted. It is also designed to enhance career and professional development opportunities to improve outcomes for children.
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Training & Events

25 Nov
Supporting Story Telling in the Early Years
As children begin to develop language, the next skill they need is to be able to tell stories and recount events. This can be a tricky task and involves lots of complex skills. This course will explain this in detail and share practical ways to support this learning.
27 Nov
Paediatric First Aid
This paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infants, including day nurseries, private nursery schools, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group, childminders and carers of children at home. The course meets the Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register requirement and is based on group work with a lot of practical activity, enhancing the learning of the skills required in a fun but formal way On successful completion a certificate is awarded which is valid for 3 years
28 Nov
Safeguarding Designated Officers Training
Learning Objectives: • To describe the role of the designated safeguarding lead and key areas of responsibility • To identify key legislation and guidance • To explore what action to take when informed of a range of concerns about a child • To understand the issues in connection with recording, sharing information and confidentiality • To take part in the referral process • To describe the role your setting has in the multi-agency child protection process Current data relating to Trafford’s children and young people Findings from serious case reviews both nationally and locally To highlight recent themes such as FGM, modern day slavery, peer on peer abuse etc.