Training for early years and childcare practitioners

Please see below the latest training available for early years and childcare practitioners:

Early Years Child Protection Refresher (Group 3) virtual training

This refresher course is for delegates who have already undertaken the DCFP Multi-Agency Safeguarding and Child Protection (Group 3 Core) training and need to update their knowledge.

This refresher training is for people with child protection responsibilities e.g. Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy. Other practitioners should attend the Multi-Agency Safeguarding and Child Protection (Group 2 Core) eLearning.

Dates:

  • Tuesday 28th June 2022 (9.30am – 3pm with scheduled breaks)

Fully funded.

Book your place via the DEL training website

You will need a DEL training account in order to book your place. Please contact us if you need an account to be created.


Oral Health Improvement training (virtual)

Oral health is now included in the EYFS, and with the 2019 statistics that almost one in four children aged 5 have experienced tooth decay, the Oral Health improvement team are offering a FREE two hour training session. This train the trainer style training will give you the knowledge and confidence to explore oral health regularly within your setting.

The training will cover:

  • The consequences of poor oral health
  • Diet and its impact on the dentition
  • Causes, symptoms and how to prevent tooth decay
  • Techniques and support for helping people maintain good oral hygiene

This training is for childcare / out of school practitioners working with children aged 0 – 11 years.

Dates:

  • Wednesday 29th June 2022 (6pm – 8.30pm) – Microsoft Teams

Fully funded.

Book your place via the DEL training website

You will need a DEL training account in order to book your place. Please contact us if you need an account to be created.


Provider Network Meeting (virtual)

These meetings are open to all Early Years and Childcare providers including Childminders. They are an opportunity to network and to receive updates on a variety of topics (including: safeguarding updates, funding updates, government guidance updates and much more).

Each session will be delivered by an EYCA for that area. You may wish to book onto the session for your area however it is not essential.

The sessions will be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Dates:

  • Tuesday 21 June 2022 (6.30pm – 8pm) – South and West Devon
  • Wednesday 22 June 2022 (6.30pm – 8pm) – Exeter and East Devon
  • Wednesday 29 June 2022 (6.30pm – 8pm) – North and Mid Devon

Fully funded.

Book your place via the DEL training website

You will need a DEL training account in order to book your place. Please contact us if you need an account to be created.


Moving and Handling of Children with Physical Difficulties: Initial (early years)

A 2 hour introductory theory session on Moving and Handling (virtual training) plus practical in-school training session to be arranged (initial training). Training is provided by Babcock LDP.

Suitable for any staff working with a child or young person who has Physical/Movement difficulties (not suitable for those working with children who have emotional or behavioural difficulties requiring physical interventions).

Dates:

  • Tuesday 5 July 2022 (9.30am – 11.30am)

£30

Book your place via the DEL training website

You will need a DEL training account in order to book your place. Please contact us if you need an account to be created.


eLearning courses

We have a wide range of eLearning courses available for early years and childcare practitioners to access: Del: Early Years eLearning (learningpool.com)


Coming up:

HAF Playwork Training –  for practitioners working in HAF funded settings or play settings. More info soon!

 

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