Walsall FIS offers up-to-date information,
advice and help on services for families in Walsall.
Walsall Council is committed to helping childcare providers in Walsall offer a high standard of care to the children they look after.
To help us achieve this, we offer a variety of training courses to professionals that work at Walsall settings. We also provide a number of conferences and network meetings for different types of childcare providers. You can find out more about the network meetings by visiting the information page for your setting type, using the Providers link at the top of the page.
The training on offer looks at all different areas of childcare sector and includes mandatory training such as Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding, practical and best practice training including Makaton and Beginning with Babies, SEN and disability specific like SEN code of practice and early intervention and training specifically for managers and their deputies.
For details of the costings for courses, please download the Charging and Cancellation policy (214KB PDF) Please note that different costings apply to out-of-borough practitioners.
We will announce new courses on our Facebook Walsall Early Years Network page. Please visit the page and Like Us for the most up-to-date details.
If you don't currently work in childcare, but are interested in working with children in Walsall follow the links to our pages below:
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) also run an e-learning programme for people who run their own business to help them understand tax and National Insurance. You can find out more by visiting the Business Support page.
To book onto a course please select it below and add to the shopping basket, then complete the form. Alternatively you can email your details and preferred course to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01922 652921 or 650714.
|Early Years Foundation Stage Teaching and Learning Programme – Expressive Arts & Design and Understanding the World (Schools)||15/01/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||16/01/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||18/01/2020|
|The Word Gap: Session 3a & Session 3b - ‘Creating Irresistible contexts for Language and Learning’ (PVI's)||22/01/2020|
|The Word Gap: Session 3a & Session 3b - ‘Creating Irresistible contexts for Language and Learning’ (Schools)||22/01/2020|
|Leaders Core Termly Update Event: Jean Gross||29/01/2020|
|Makaton through Nursery Rhymes||30/01/2020|
|SEND Network (PM)||03/02/2020|
|Supporting Children with Communication Difficulties and Autism||04/02/2020|
|English as an Additional Language (EAL)||10/02/2020|
|Numicon for Early Years & SEND||12/02/2020|
|SEND Early Identification and Interventions (Childminders)||12/02/2020|
|Intentional EYFS Offer (Intent & Implementation)||26/02/2020|
|Early Talk Boost||02/03/2020|
|Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’||03/03/2020|
|Supporting Positive Wellbeing and Behaviour in Young Children||03/03/2020|
|Supporting Children with Autism||04/03/2020|
|Writing Group - ‘Developing a Writing Continuum: 2 year olds to 5 year olds’||04/03/2020|
|Using Touch and Music to Develop Communication Skills||11/03/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||12/03/2020|
|New to EYFS||16/03/2020|
|New to the Early Years Framework (1PM)||31/03/2020|
|New to the Early Years Framework (6PM)||31/03/2020|
|Portal Information Session (Childminders)||23/04/2020|
|Portal Information Session (AM)||24/04/2020|
|Portal Information Session (PM)||24/04/2020|
|Safeguarding Level 2||27/04/2020|
|Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’||07/05/2020|
|Leaders Core Termly Update Event||11/05/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||13/05/2020|
|Supporting Positive Wellbeing and Behaviour in Young Children (Childminders)||16/05/2020|
|Group Moderation 2020 (for those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) PM||08/06/2020|
|Group Moderation 2020 (for those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) AM||08/06/2020|
|Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’||09/06/2020|
|Group Moderation 2020 (for those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) AM||10/06/2020|
|Group Moderation 2020 (for those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) PM||10/06/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||20/06/2020|
|Communication, Language & Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Year 1||24/06/2020|
|Communication, Language & Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Year 1||25/06/2020|
|The Brilliant Childminder||02/07/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||08/07/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||07/10/2020|
|Paediatric First Aid||02/12/2020|