Early years and childcare training

Cheshire East Council offers a range of training opportunities for childcare professionals in the borough.

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User Guide for Early Years courses booking and online payments

Training courses

Training courses are offered by the Early Years and Childcare Team. Please click on the green Childcare provider log in button above for further information and to book.

Training courses
The SENCO surgeries are your opportunity to have 1-1 support from a member of the Early Start team. You could discuss any concerns you have about a child (with parental permission); talk about your role as the SENDco and share your SENDco file

Congleton, Crewe

May 2019

Safeguarding Basic Awareness - provide basic information and understanding about safeguarding children and what to do if you suspect a child or young person is at risk of harm or being abused.

Holmes Chapel, Wilmslow

May, June 2019

The free Early Language Network meeting will focus on sharing spring 2019 LA Communication and Language data, Moderation of Communication and Language data and Specialist Speech and Language Therapists will deliver training

Macclesfield, Holmes Chapel, Crewe

May 2019

Compulsory Portal training for all Cheshire East FEEE Providers.  The training will last for approximately 30 minutes and will give all Providers an overview of the changes following the recent update. Holmes Chapel June 2019

More training opportunities

You can keep a record of the courses you have attended by filling in the  Staff training overview document (MS Word, 36KB)

Newly published DfE Early Years Workforce Strategy

The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS , including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes.