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
Integrated Review - An opportunity for Health Visitor teams and Early Years Practioners to work together in localities to achieve the best outcomes for children.

Crewe

January 2019

Are you new to the role of SENCO in your setting? Would you like information on Cheshire East graduated approach Toolkit, up to date and relevant paperwork, external advice systems and processes. Congleton

January 2019

Good Autism Practice - this training has been designed to support all practitioners working directly with children on the autism spectrem or on the pathway to diagnosis in early years settings. Holmes Chapel

January 2019 and February 2019

SENCo surgeries - are your opportunity to have 1-1 support from a member of the Early Years and childcare team. Various Children Centres

January 2019 and February 2019

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

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.