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Early Years Training and Professional Development

Before booking on courses, please read the terms and conditions below to ensure you have familiarised yourself with the booking and cancellation procedures and the associated charges. 

To book a course place, browse the courses, note down the course code, and book online via the link in the course description.

Remember to cancel your place if you are subsequently unable to attend. All cancellations must be made in writing to childcaretraining@wokingham.gov.uk 

Early Years Training Calendar

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September 2017
October 2017
  • Date 03 October 2017
    Time 09:30 - 16:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)
  • Date 10 October 2017
    Time 09:30 - 11:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)
  • Date 14 October 2017
    Time 09:30 - 13:30
    Summary This course will fulfil the requirements of the EYFS 3.5: “Childminders must take the role of the Lead Safeguarding Practitioner (LSP), and attend child protection training course” Foot Note 12 (Taking account of advice from Wokingham Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) – Training must be updated every three years.
  • Date 16 October 2017
    Time 09:30 - 16:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)
  • Date 24 October 2017
    Time 18:30 - 21:00
    Summary To gain an overview of the EYFS statutory requirements and recognise how these are implemented within an early years setting. To understand your role and responsibilities as a committee member.
November 2017
  • Date 02 November 2017
    Time 09:30 - 16:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)
  • Date 07 November 2017
    Time 09:30 - 16:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)
  • Date 09 November 2017
    Time 18:30 - 21:30
    Summary Sustained shared thinking, children learn to work through quite complex problems, employing a number of valuable skills in the process. Creative and critical thinking enables a child to create their own ideas, choose ways to do things and make links throughout the process.
  • Date 16 November 2017
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary This course will fulfil the requirements of the EYFS 3.5: “Childminders must take the role of the Lead Safeguarding Practitioner (LSP), and attend child protection training course” Foot Note 12 (Taking account of advice from Wokingham Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) – Training must be updated every three years.
  • Date 21 November 2017
    Time 09:30 - 16:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)
December 2017
  • Date 05 December 2017
    Time 09:30 - 12:30
    Summary This course is part of the West of Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards Training Programme (April 2017 – March 2018)

E-Learning - Safeguarding

All members of the Early Years and Childcare workforce are able to gain free access to the LSCB’s e-learning package for Level 1 training.

 

This package is easy to access and work through and is appropriate for those staff who are waiting to receive face to face training, or those who are due a refresher (i.e. have not received Level 1 training in the last 3 yrs) and those who would welcome an update.

 

Please access the website using http://www.kwango.com

 

USERNAME:   wblscb4

PASSWORD: wbksafech

 

Prevent E-learning module

Please follow link below to the government's Prevent training module. It is advised that all staff members access this module.

http://course.ncalt.com/Channel_General_Awareness/01/index.html 

 

 

All providers are also able to access the 'My Learning' portal which has a number of more specific e-learning modules regarding many aspects of safeguarding children. Please follow the link below

http://wokingham.learningpool.com/ 

If you have not used it before you will need to register for an account by following the link on the page.

 

If you have any queries please email hrenquiries@wokingham.gov.uk