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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. 

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Available Courses

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Course Name Date Add
School Early Years Network Meeting 01/12/2021
Enhancing Your Creative Curriculum 12/01/2022
Early Talk Boost 18/01/2022
Songs, Rhymes and Riddles in the Creative Curriculum 19/01/2022
Music in the Creative Curriculum 02/02/2022
PVI Network Meeting - 1.30pm 09/02/2022
PVI Network Meeting - 4.00pm 09/02/2022
Children telling their own stories 16/02/2022
Art in the Creative Curriculum 02/03/2022
Early Years SENCo Forum - PVI 02/03/2022
Non-Fiction Books in the Creative Curriculum 16/03/2022
Maths Graphics 30/03/2022
Role Play in the Creative Curriculum 06/04/2022
Forest School in the Creative Curriculum 27/04/2022
Curious Conversations 11/05/2022
Outdoor Learning in the Creative Curriculum 25/05/2022
PVI Network Meeting - 1.30pm 16/06/2022
PVI Network Meeting - 4.00pm 16/06/2022
Celebrating the Impact and Outcomes of the Creative Curriculum 29/06/2022
Early Years SENCo Forum - PVI 13/07/2022