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"Good quality childcare can only be effective by training and retaining staff" (PVI nursery owner)
Lambeth’s Early Intervention and Targeted Service is committed to ensuring all Lambeth children attend high quality early years and out of school provision. The link between high quality provision and a well-qualified workforce is well-established. We ensure that all providers have access to appropriate training, qualifications and continuing professional development.
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Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board training
For information about:
- A free basic/foundation level e-learning package
- Other e-Learning resources
- The London Safeguarding Children Board Training Pack
- Booking onto LSCB courses
- The LSCB training brochure for 2013-14
Onsite Inset days on Safeguarding Training
Offered by Hayley Tuffin Training, Consultancy and Practice Ltd
Hayley has been running Safeguarding Training in Lambeth for the past 5 years for PVI and Charity organisations.
She also runs courses on Attachment and Emotional development of children
Common Assessment Framework Training
Lambeth approved Paediatric First Aid
To meet EYFS statutory requirements, if you are buying in your own Paediatric First Aid (PFA) training:
"First aid training must be local authority approved and be relevant for workers caring for young children"
(Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage: DfE, 2012).
See the list of Lambeth approved PFA trainer click here
To find out how to become an approved PFA training provider in Lambeth click here
Other training providers and courses
There are many high quality training providers. Choose a training provider based on factors such as course relevance, quality, cost and convenience.
We signpost the ones listed here because they are a partner organisation or they have been recommended by a reliable source such as a local authority.
If you are engaging any trainer or consultant always
- take up recent references
- have an agreement in writing with the learning provider, specifying all costs
- get information about accreditation in advance
- make sure you know how to complain if necessary.
- Children's Centres: check whether your local Children's Centre offers any training, support or other resources which you could access.
- Lambeth Speech and Language Therapy: this service offers training to parents/carers and staff working with children eligible for their services.
Kwango Safeguarding Children training is a free e-learning package available to all Lambeth practitioners http://www.lambethscb.org.uk/training_professional_section
National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA): the NDNA Early Years Development Zone includes an online training portal for the early years workforce.
There are a variety of full-length and shorter courses for managers and practitioners, including the 'let's look at...' series which are bite-sized courses focusing on specific areas of early years practice.
Training providers for Level 2 and 3 qualifications
PACEY: Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (previously the National Childminding Association). Face to face and e-learning courses. Tel: 0800 652 2120 or 0845 880 0044
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