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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
Numicon for Early Years & SEND 12/02/2020
Intentional EYFS Offer (Intent & Implementation) 26/02/2020
Outstanding Practice - Action Learning Set 26/02/2020
Closing the Gap – Action Learning Set 27/02/2020
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
Walsall Write Now - ‘Developing a Writing Continuum: 2 year olds to 5 year olds’ 04/03/2020
Walsall Maths Offer – Action Learning Set 11/03/2020
WELLCOMM Training 11/03/2020
Using Touch and Music to Develop Communication Skills 11/03/2020
Paediatric First Aid 12/03/2020
New to EYFS 16/03/2020
Profile Training 16/03/2020
SEND Network 30/03/2020
New to the Early Years Framework (1PM) 31/03/2020
New to the Early Years Framework (6PM) 31/03/2020
Outstanding Practice - Action Learning Set 01/04/2020
Agreement Trialling 22/04/2020
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
E-Bug Training 28/04/2020
Agreement Trialling 29/04/2020
E-Bug Training 02/05/2020
Agreement Trialling 06/05/2020
Practical Communication Skills with ‘Makaton Taster’ 07/05/2020
Leaders Core Termly Update Event 11/05/2020
Outstanding Practice - Action Learning Set 13/05/2020
Paediatric First Aid 13/05/2020
Supporting Positive Wellbeing and Behaviour in Young Children (Childminders) 16/05/2020
Nursery Moderation 18/05/2020
Nursery Moderation 19/05/2020
Nursery Moderation 20/05/2020
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
SEND Network 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