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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. Please note payment for courses will need to be made in advance of attending training via the online payment service. 

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

LSCB Training Programme 

Information about the Wokingham Safeguarding Children Board Training can be found via this PDF: LSCB Training Programme 2019-20

ASSIST are offering autism specific workshops to parents, carers, practitioners and those with an interest in autism, please click here for details of upcoming training and information on how to apply for these workshops.  

Early Years Training Calendar

Click on the course titles to access more information.

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November 2019
  • Date 19 November 2019
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary This meeting is specifically aimed at the Lead Safeguarding Practitioner (LSP) within each childcare setting and is free to attend, although booking is required.
  • Date 28 November 2019
    Time 09:15 - 12:45
    Summary This session delivers guidelines and advice on the effective writing of early years reports for statutory assessment to determine the need for Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)
December 2019
  • Date 03 December 2019
    Time 13:00 - 15:00
    Summary This training is to support you to gain more confidence with carrying out a learning walk for your Ofsted inspection.
  • Date 12 December 2019
    Time 17:00 - 20:30
    Summary Identify the signs and indications of child abuse in order to respond appropriately in accordance with local child protection policy and procedures.

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.


Site address:    https://reading.learningpool.com/course/view.php?id=436

User name: usclscb

Password: bwlscb


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.



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


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