Training update for early years and childcare practitioners
Please view below some of the latest training opportunities for early years and childcare practitioners.
To view the full range of eLearning modules available please visit the DEL training website. To book onto any of the above courses via the DEL training website, you will need to have a DEL training account. To request a DEL account, if you have not already got one, please contact us and we will create one for you.
Early Years Child Protection Refresher Training (virtual)
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. The training will be a blend of eLearning, digital quiz and virtual delivery via Microsoft Teams.
Next dates for Teams session:
- 25 March 2021 (9.30am – 3.00pm with breaks)
- 18 May 2021 (9.30am – 3.00pm with breaks)
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.
Safeguarding Forum (virtual)
A remote session via Microsoft Teams where safeguarding leads can get together and discuss safeguarding issues, changes in legislation, seek advice, hear from other agencies and more importantly network with colleagues.
The session will cover the following topics: Prevent, Domestic Violence and Restorative Practice.
Date: 25 February 2021 (6.30pm – 8.30pm)
For Designated Safeguarding Leads / Deputy Safeguarding Leads
Childminder Forum (virtual)
A remote session via Microsoft Teams for childminders to meet representatives of the Early Years & Childcare Service to discuss current issues and receive support for learning and development, safeguarding and welfare.
Date: 23 March 2021 (6.30pm – 8.30pm)
For childminders only
Closing the Word Gap for Childminders (virtual)
This virtual training is provided by Babcock LDP. Join Anne Hudson and Tamsin Robertson (Babcock LDP) for a short training session on the key messages linked to Closing the Word Gap in the Early Years.
- To consider the importance of addressing the ‘word gap’
- To develop understanding of ways children learn new vocabulary
Date: 17 March 2021 (6.30pm – 8.00pm)
For childminders only