Childcare training

Professional development

There are childcare training courses that cater for all childcare practitioners (including childminders) looking to develop their skills and meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), the common core of skills and knowledge for the children's workforce, and Ofsted.

See the list of courses available for Spring 2016

Booking a place 

To book a place on any course, you need to complete a booking form [doc]. Open the document and save it to your computer. You can then either fill it in and email it back to us, or print it out and post it to:

Childcare Training, 
New Town House, 
Buttermarket Street, 
WA1 2NH.

Please note that courses start promptly so you should aim to arrive at least ten minutes before the start of the course. Arriving after the start time can cause disruption so please let us know if for any reason you may be late.

Use the symbols which appear on each course page as a guide to find out if the course is suitable for you:

Childminder courses Childminders  Managers and deputies courses Managers and deputies 
Refresher course Refresher course  Setting staff courses Setting staff 
Out of school worker courses
Out of school workers
courses suitable for all Suitable for all