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.
|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|
|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|
|Paediatric First Aid||08/05/2019|
|Paediatric First Aid||11/05/2019|
|Leaders Core Termly Update Event||13/05/2019|
|Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’||14/05/2019|
|Nursery Moderation 2019||20/05/2019|
|Nurturing Wellbeing in Young Children||20/05/2019|
|Nursery Moderation 2019||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|