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Online Childcare Training

All our online childcare training courses are created by the award winning Laser Learning  and endorsed by CACHE. They are designed by industry experts for your Continous Professional Development or to support you in your next career as part of our recruitment service. 

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To book on any of the following courses please make payment using the appropriate paypal buttons below.  Once payment has been made you will then be issued with a code via email to access the training. On successfully completing the training you will be issued with a certificate (code is generally sent within 12 hours, if immediate access required please call us on 0844 8225727).

 

An Enabling Learning Environment  

An enabling learning environment Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)  

This short course will explore the areas of learning that should be found in  any good play environment. Explore how these areas promote learning and development and the part practitioners may play in this. Learn how to create a room to learn using a planned approach and learn how to adapt your plans according to children's needs, wishes, and desires. 

Babysitting

Babysitting Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course looks at the essentials of babysitting. It explains the responsibilities of both parent / carer and sitter, and explores the importance of continuity of care, child safety, and the setting of boundaries for both the children and the babysitter. You will also be given an introduction to child development and care activities for young children.

Building a Team

Building a team Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course will explore the stages of team development. Consider team roles, with particular reference to Meredith Belbin's research. Explore the ways in which a leader can lead a team effectively, how they build the team, and how they learn to let go and delegate. You do not need to be working in a managerial role to complete this course but should be working as a member of a childcare setting team.

Child Development 0-5 Years

Child development Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the concept of child development and how important it is to the work that we carry out with children. Discover child development theories and learn how to apply them to situations within your setting. Study aspects of development, including brain development, and from this understanding consider how best to prepare activities for children and guide their learning

Continuous Professional Development

CPD Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores CPD - for yourself and for your team members. Consider preferred learning styles, learning opportunities, and how to plan and evaluate learning. Learn how to help others set up a CPD file and how to lead others to develop professionally. You do not need to be working in a managerial role to complete this course but should be working as a member of a childcare setting team.

Cultural Awareness

Cultural awareness Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores CPD - for yourself and for your team members. Consider preferred learning styles, learning opportunities, and how to plan and evaluate learning. Learn how to help others set up a CPD file and how to lead others to develop professionally. You do not need to be working in a managerial role to complete this course but should be working as a member of a childcare setting team.

Developing Self esteem in Young Children

Developing self esteem in young children Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the meaning of cultural awareness and explains why it is important in the workplace. Explore how you can promote inclusive practice and how you can plan for diversity and inclusion. Investigate the challenges of inclusion and how to overcome them. This course is generally intended for learners working in nursery settings.

EYFS: Communication

 Communication and the EYFS 2 Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores one of the prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage: Communication and language. Learn the importance of good communication skills to a child’s life, and how to build children’s confidence with language and show them that what they have to say is important and valued. Consider the key role you play in this and how to be a role model for effective communication.

EYFS: Literacy

Literacy and the EYFS 2 Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This  short course explores how best to encourage early literacy. It looks at how literacy and communication skills are central to children’s intellectual, social, and emotional development, and how the world of literacy begins at a very early age. This course is suitable for early years practitioners or parents and carers of a young child

EYFS: Understanding the revised EYFS

Understanding the revised EYFS Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This CACHE endorsed short course is suitable for new early years practitioners, as well as those who are familiar with the original EYFS. The course provides a background to the EYFS before going on to look at revisions in more detail. Explore the Statutory Framework and the accompanying guidance documentation. This course has been updated to include information about the most recent changes to the EYFS.

Food Hygiene

Food safety

All food handlers must be supervised, instructed, or trained in food hygiene matters to a level appropriate to their job. Understand basic food hygiene practices and explore important areas, such as food poisoning, personal hygiene, and preparing and presenting food. Completing this course will stand you and your employer in good stead with the Environmental Health.

First time Leadership

First time leadership Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This  short course explores the difference between leading and managing. Consider the ways in which you can adapt from being a friend to a line manager. Gain an understanding of the art of negotiation and look at your values and beliefs and how this affects your actions. You do not need to be working in a managerial role to complete this course but should be working as a member of a childcare setting team

Health and Safety

Health and safety in early years Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This CACHE endorsed short course explores safe and secure environments for children and how to use risk assessments to raise everybody's awareness of potential dangers. Look at ways in which leaders maintain a healthy, safe, and secure environment for children and, in particular, look at hygiene practices. Learn how to supervise procedures for accidents, injuries, illnesses, and other emergencies

Inclusion

 Inclusion 2 Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This CACHE endorsed short course explores the meaning of inclusion and gain a better understanding of its scope. You will study the barriers to inclusion and explore resources for inclusion. This course is generally intended for learners working in nursery settings.

KEEP: The Key Elements of Effective Practice

KEEP 2 Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores how this document was written and the research that underpins it. Identify and define the main points of the document and how it relates to the EYFS Statutory Framework. Look at how KEEP might relate to your practice and how practitioners may use it to reflect on the practice in their setting. This course is appropriate for childcare practitioners working in a range of settings

Managing behaviour

Managing behaviour Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores leadership styles and the role of a manager. Learn about Kolb's learning styles and how this research enables team members to develop their skills. Find out how to give and receive feedback assertively and how to define non-assertive and aggressive behaviour. This course is aimed at learners who are currently working in a managerial or supervisory role in a childcare setting

Managing people

Managing people Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores leadership styles and the role of a manager. Learn about Kolb's learning styles and how this research enables team members to develop their skills. Find out how to give and receive feedback assertively and how to define non-assertive and aggressive behaviour. This course is aimed at learners who are currently working in a managerial or supervisory role in a childcare setting

Nannying

An introduction to nannying Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course was developed in association with the British Association of Professional Nannies (BAPN). This course introduces you to the key aspects of working life as a nanny. Explore the role and responsibilities of a professional nanny, the main elements of working with children, and the health and safety considerations involved when working in the family home

Nutrition

Nutrition in the early years Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course looks at giving young children a good start in life through nutritious food; enabling them to grow, develop, and have a healthy life. You will be introduced to the components of a healthy diet – including protein, vitamins, and minerals, and understand the importance of portion sizes that reflect the size of the child. The course also discusses food phobias, allergies, and intolerances.

Observations

Observing children Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the observation cycle and the types of observations a childcare practitioner might choose to carry out. You will, by the end of the course, be able to define what makes an effective observation and how it might be used to decide the next developmental milestone. You will also cover rules relating to observation and confidentiality

Outdoor Play

Outdoor play 2 Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This CACHE endorsed short explores play and learning opportunities that can be facilitated outdoors. Discover the benefits of outdoor play to a child’s life, gain ideas for activities, and understand how to encourage children to expand and develop their imaginative play outdoors. Additionally, you will learn how to review current outdoor play provision, plan a new space, and help children to manage risk

Parenting

Parenting Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course, aimed at parents of any age and those considering becoming parents, looks at the essentials of parenting. It explains the responsibilities of the parent, discusses the importance of good health and nutrition, and considers the dangers of smoking, drinking alcohol, and taking drugs. It also offers an introduction to common childhood illnesses, child development, and child safety

Partnerships with Parents

Partnership with parents Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This  short course explores the importance of the partnership practitioners create with parents and carers in a childcare setting. You will learn how to make the partnership work effectively, how to engage with new parents and carers, and how to deal with conflict when it arises. This course is generally intended for learners working in nursery settings

Recruiting new Employees

Recruiting new employees Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course is about attracting and hiring staff who have the right attributes to be a valued and effective member of the team. Learn about employment regulations and laws all employers must follow, and industry-specific legislation. Understand the stages of hiring a new employee up until their first day, and know which pre-employment checks need to be carried out for the role

Safeguarding: An Introduction

An introduction to safeguarding Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores safeguarding and its importance in a childcare setting. Learn about the types and possible signs of abuse, the importance of policies for reporting concerns, whistleblowing, and explore the document 'What to do if you are worried a child is being abused' (DfE). The course is intended for learners working in nursery settings, or with school-aged children and young people

Safeguarding for Managers

Managing safeguarding Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores managing safeguarding at a childcare, playwork, or health and social care setting. Explore communication and information sharing, evaluating policies and practices, and complete practical exercises which enable you to support all areas of safeguarding through reflection and promotion of multi-agency working.

Safeguarding: Fundamental British Values

Fundamental British values Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. All schools have a duty to actively promote these values. Learn what fundamental British values are, their importance, and how they can be actively promoted in education and childcare

Safeguarding: Keeping Children Safe on the Internet

Keeping children safe online Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores some of the safety issues relating to the use of the internet, particularly by children. Internet usage has increased enormously, but so have reports of the safeguarding issues linked to abuses of internet communication. You will be introduced to some of the risks and dangers, and how to deal with them – including where to report online concerns and risks

Safeguarding: The Prevent Duty

The Prevent Duty Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores ‘The Prevent Duty’, and is suitable for those working in schools and childcare settings. Prevent is part of the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy, preventing people from becoming involved in, or supporting, terrorism. Consider what the Prevent duty means for practitioners, how to comply with the duty, and where to find advice and support about protecting children from radicalisation

Self Evaluation

self evaluation Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the self-evaluation model and considers how to evaluate objectively. You will look at setting targets for your personal development and sourcing learning opportunities. You will learn more about implementing change effectively and how to review your progress. Learning also touches on the Ofsted 'self evaluation form'.

SEND: Aspergers Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course will explore the effect of the syndrome on the individual who has it. It introduces you to the areas that a person with Asperger syndrome might struggle with, and provides resources to help understand how they interact with, and interpret, the world around them. This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of the syndrome.

SEND: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course will explore Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and is suitable for those working with children and young people. Learning explains the difference between ADHD and ADD and helps you to spot the signs and symptoms of ADHD, understand the causes, and provide children, young people, and their families with accurate information and guidance.

SEND: Recognising and Supporting Children

Recognising and supporting children with SEN Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the topic of special educational needs within a childcare setting. Learn more about Down’s syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, and Asperger’s syndrome, as well as the key legislation governing practice in this area. Discuss the role of the setting SENCO and how practitioners can understand, support, and provide for individual children with SEN

Supervision

Effective supervision in the early years Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the concept of supervision and its important role within a well-managed setting, particularly in terms of safeguarding. You will be introduced to good practice in implementing supervision processes at your setting. This short course has been written by international early years consultant and trainer, Laura Henry,

The role of the Key Person

Fulfilling the role of the Key Person Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores the role of the key person and the importance of the relationship between the key person and the child's parent / carer. Learn how to promote personal, social, and emotional development and gain a better understanding of what this means in day-to-day practice. Look at factors that affect the ability to develop loving, secure relationships and study children's key emotional needs.

Understanding Leadership and Management

Understanding leadership and management Price £30 Plus VAT (Total £36)

This short course explores leadership and management in an early years setting. Consider a variety of leadership styles and the importance of communication. Learn how to deal with conflict in a way that leads to successful resolution and understand your role and responsibility as a manager. You do not need to be working in a managerial role to complete this course, but should be working in a childcare setting

 

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