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Available Courses

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 trainingfis@walsall.gov.uk or call 01922 652921 or 650714. 

 

Available Courses

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Course Name Date Add
Using Pictures and Symbols to Support Communication 13/11/2018
Teamwork – The Golden Thread for Outstanding Outcomes 14/11/2018
2 In Schools Moderation 15/11/2018
Foundation for Learning: Numeracy (for PVI's) 20/11/2018
Foundation for Learning: Numeracy (For Childminders) 20/11/2018
Princess, Dragons and Helicopter Stories 28/11/2018
Title: Early Years Phonics Leaders training for schools 07/12/2018
Letters and Sounds Phase 1 11/12/2018
Paediatric First Aid 12/12/2018
Intensive Interaction 07/01/2019
Paediatric First Aid 09/01/2019
Nurturing Wellbeing in Young Children (for Childminders) 15/01/2019
Visual Timetable / Object of Reference 15/01/2019
Nurturing Wellbeing in Young Children (for Childminders) 15/01/2019
Early Years Foundation Stage Teaching: Expressive Art & Design and Understanding the World 17/01/2019
Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’ 17/01/2019
Foundation for Learning: Expressive Art & Design and Understanding the World (PVI settings) 23/01/2019
English as an Additional Language 23/01/2019
Foundation for Learning: Expressive Art & Design and Understanding the World (For Childminders) 30/01/2019
Paediatric First Aid 02/02/2019
Leaders Core Termly Update Event 04/02/2019
Supporting Children with Autism, Social Communication Difficulties or SEND 07/02/2019
PSED-Teaching with the Brain in Mind 12/02/2019
Early Talk Boost 04/03/2019
Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’ 05/03/2019
De-Escalation Techniques in EYFS 11/03/2019
Paediatric First Aid 12/03/2019
Using Touch and Music to Develop Communication Skills 12/03/2019
Nurturing Wellbeing in Young Children 14/03/2019
English as an Additional Language (For Childminders) 14/03/2019
Profile Training 18/03/2019
New to EYFS 18/03/2019
‘Walk a mile in my shoes’ observations from a child’s point of view 18/03/2019
Provocations for Learning 03/04/2019
Provocations for Learning (For Childminders) 03/04/2019
New to Early Years Framework (afternoon) 09/04/2019
New to Early Years Framework (evening) 09/04/2019
Agreement Trialling 01/05/2019
Paediatric First Aid 08/05/2019
Agreement Trialling 09/05/2019
Paediatric First Aid 11/05/2019
Leaders Core Termly Update Event 13/05/2019
Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’ 14/05/2019
Agreement Trialling 15/05/2019
Nursery Moderation 2019 20/05/2019
Nurturing Wellbeing in Young Children 20/05/2019
Nursery Moderation 2019 21/05/2019
An Approach to Managing High Risk Behaviour 21/05/2019
Nursery Moderation 2019 22/05/2019
Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’ 04/06/2019
Group Moderation 2019 (For those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) - 10/06/2019 (am) 10/06/2019
Group Moderation 2019 (For those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) - 10/06/19 (pm) 10/06/2019
Group Moderation 2019 (For those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) - 12/06/2109 (am) 12/06/2019
Group Moderation 2019 (For those schools not having a moderation visit at their own school) - 12/06/2019 (pm) 12/06/2019
Paediatric First Aid 10/07/2019
Paediatric First Aid 04/09/2019
Paediatric First Aid 09/10/2019
Paediatric First Aid 11/12/2019