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
CoursePlaceDate
Leading Good Austism Practice - this training is designed for staff who have a leadership role that includes responsibility for developing provision for children on the autism spectrum within an early years setting.

Holmes Chapel

February 2019 and March 2019

EYFS in Practice - This five session training course will cover all aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The course is suitable for practitioners who are new to childcare or existing practitioners who wish to refresh their knowledge of EYFS.

Holmes Chapel

February

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

February

FEEE briefing - will cover the basic facts of FEEE funding, including how to submit claims for both universal and extended hours via our web based Provider Portal, Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) and Disability Access Fund (DAF)

Holmes Chapel

March

Are you a SENCO in a School with a Maintained Nursery; Are you aware that the paperwork for EYFS is different to primary; Need a firm understanding of all the requirements / paperwork for EYFS SEN.

Holmes Chapel

March

Early Language Network - his terms meetings for Early Language Lead Practitioners will focus on: Sharing up to date research; Sharing Autumn 2018 LA Communication and Language data; Raising Early Attainment in Literacy (REAL) Sharing Books; Moderation of C&L data. 

Crewe, Holmes Chapel

March

Emotional Health and Well-being Launch - we will be hosting an early years conference “Supporting Emotional Health and Well-being in the Early Years” Key  Middlewich March

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.