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Code: EYFS 20/00197 Paediatric First Aid (Friday 2nd October & Monday 5th October 2020) (Cancelled)

This 2 day course will provide Paediatric First Aid training for Early Years and Child Care Practitioners to meet Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and as required by OFSTED.

Important Information

Due to the practical aspects of this course e.g. practicing CPR it is recommended that learners wear trousers and comfortable clothing. A text book is provided for each learner on this course.

The same person MUST attend both sessions to achieve a certificate. It is a LEGAL REQUIREMENT of the EYFS that 'at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present' (Statutory Framework for the EYFS, Page 26).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Green Park Village (Alf) Map
2 05 October 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Green Park Village (Alf) Map

Code: EYFS 20/00188 Introduction to Childminding

Introduction to Childminding (ICC) is a course approved by the Local Authority and adheres to registration requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and the Childcare register.  ICC covers every aspect of being a registered childminder from meeting children’s learning needs to working in partnership with parents and other professionals.

The course supports you to complete a registration process over four online sessions via Microsoft Teams.

Delegates must have attended or accessed an Information Session prior to booking onto the course, accessed via the Early Years website. In addition they must attend ‘Practitioners new to the EYFS’ and Safeguarding Training via Buckinghamshire as a part of this course.

An information pack for those wishing to become childminders explaining more about training requirements is available to download on the Early Years website.

You should attend each session and complete all tasks which supports good practice when registered and to receive an attendance certificate. Considerable support is offered throughout the course to enable you to gain maximum benefit.

Please use the below links to access information and complete essential reading before attending this course:

Requirements of the Childcare Register

EYFS Statutory framework 

Guidance documents

DfE ‘Know How guide’  

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 October 2020 19:00 - 20:30 MS Teams Map
2 13 October 2020 19:00 - 20:30 MS Teams Map
3 20 October 2020 19:00 - 20:30 MS Teams Map
4 03 November 2020 19:00 - 20:30 MS Teams Map

Code: DCW 21/005 Dysphagia, Eating and Swallowing (Zoom Session)

This short course aims to give an overview of Dysphagia for those caring for someone with this condition.  This course is delivered remotely via directed self study and webinar.

Content includes:

- What is dysphagia
- What does it mean and how does it affect the person
- Symptoms, signs and concerns
- What does it mean for us and the person we are caring for
- Aspiration risks
- Understanding our limitations

For remote learning, the will be a direct self study sent out usually 1 week prior to the course that requires up to 1 hour of work before the webinar.  This will combine provided written materials, videos and other learning routes and the completed assessment at the end must be submitted prior to the webinar.

After this there will be a 2 hour webinar that will combine trainer lead presentation, discussions, group work (zoom breakout rooms) and case studies.

Instructions and a link to join the course will be provided by the trainer in advance of the Introduction session date.  All learners will attend by Zoom video call as standard.  Zoom is accessible on PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Please be aware, Zoom is not accessible via Buckinghamshire Council devices. To access this course you must ensure to have provided an email address which can be used from a non-Buckinghamshire maintained device.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 October 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom Map

Code: EYFS 20/00199 Paediatric First Aid (Friday 9th October & Monday 12th October 2020)

This 2 day course will provide Paediatric First Aid training for Early Years and Child Care Practitioners to meet Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and as required by OFSTED.

Important Information

Due to the practical aspects of this course e.g. practicing CPR it is recommended that learners wear trousers and comfortable clothing. A text book is provided for each learner on this course.

The same person MUST attend both sessions to achieve a certificate. It is a LEGAL REQUIREMENT of the EYFS that 'at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present' (Statutory Framework for the EYFS, Page 26).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 October 2020 09:30 - 16:00 MBS House - High Wycombe Map
2 12 October 2020 09:30 - 16:00 MBS House - High Wycombe Map

Code: EYFS 20/00189 Preparing for your Ofsted Inspection using the Education Inspection Framework

This is an opportunity to explore the key changes of the new framework and what this means for you and your practice. Gain confidence and check your understanding of the inspection framework.

 

The course will cover the following main themes; quality of education, cultural capital, safeguarding, communication and language. We will explore the differences between behaviour, attitudes and personal development and consider how to meet the needs of all children, but particularly those who are disadvantaged.

 

The course is relevant to all practitioners and childminders, as well as, leaders and managers who will all be required to answer many more questions from inspectors relating to: Intent, Implementation and Impact as well as wider practice.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2020 13:00 - 14:30 MS Teams Map
2 21 October 2020 13:00 - 14:30 MS Teams Map

Code: SEN 20/201 Autism Education Trust (AET) Making Sense of Autism for Practitioners

The Making Sense of Autism training will give you a better understanding and awareness of autism and the way it affects children in your setting.

No previous training required.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2020 10:00 - 12:00 MS Teams Map

Code: EYFS 20/00206 Safeguarding for All in Early Years (Zoom Session)

This course will help you to develop an understanding of your role and responsibilities in safeguarding children; and increase your knowledge and confidence in working with Buckinghamshire policies and procedures.
 
During the course we will look at:

- The latest legislation regarding safeguarding children and local safeguarding policy and arrangement
- Possible signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect
- How to respond to any concerns you have about a child’s welfare
- How to work with relevant policies and procedures 
- What ‘early intervention’ is and how this is arranged in Buckinghamshire
- This course is suitable for all those working in early years and childcare settings.

Childminders who are refreshing their training and have already attended this course should attend the new Childminders - Safeguarding Children for the Designated Officer.

Delegates will receive email communication from the trainer and must complete:-

·       Session One – Half hour Introduction to familiarise using Zoom, meet with trainer and other learners

·       Session Two – Main session for video presentation, reading materials, interactive activities and an opportunity  for Q&A.

·       Session Three – Assigned task to submit by email  to the trainer

Please ensure to log-in to the main live session 10 minutes prior to the start time to enable all learners to be supported by the trainer and enable the session to start on time.

Instructions and a link to join the course will be provided by the trainer in advance of the Introduction session date.  All learners will attend by Zoom video call as standard.  Zoom is accessible on PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Please be aware, Zoom is not accessible via Buckinghamshire Council devices. To access this course you must ensure to have provided an email address which can be used from a non-Buckinghamshire maintained device.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 October 2020 12:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 23 October 2020 12:30 - 15:30 Zoom Map

Code: EYFS 20/00212 Central Network Group Meetings for PVI and School Early Years Practitioners

Join us live for our Autumn Network Group meetings to receive updates and useful information on practice, policy and procedures in the Early Years.

This is a valuable opportunity to hear the most current Local Authority information on safeguarding, funding and Ofsted key messages. They provide a constructive forum for sharing best practice as well as improving access to support and guidance to enable you to offer the best Early Years provision possible.

These meetings are provided free of charge and for the Autumn term 2020 will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams in order to enable access for all. We look forward to welcoming you at one of the meetings organised across the autumn term.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 October 2020 18:00 - 19:30 MS Teams Map

Code: EYFS 20/00209 South Network Group Meetings for Childminders

Join us live for our Autumn Network Group meetings  to receive updates and useful information on practice, policy and procedures in the Early Years.

This is a valuable opportunity to hear the most current Local Authority information on safeguarding, funding and Ofsted key messages. They provide a valuable forum for sharing best practice as well as improving access to support and guidance to enable you to offer the best Early Years provision possible.

These meetings are provided free of charge and for the Autumn term 2020 will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams in order to enable access for all. We look forward to welcoming you at one of the meetings organised across the autumn term.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 October 2020 19:00 - 20:30 MS Teams Map

Code: EYFS 20/00213 Central Network Group Meetings for PVI and School Early Years Practitioners

Join us live for our Autumn Network Group meetings to receive updates and useful information on practice, policy and procedures in the Early Years.

This is a valuable opportunity to hear the most current Local Authority information on safeguarding, funding and Ofsted key messages. They provide a constructive forum for sharing best practice as well as improving access to support and guidance to enable you to offer the best Early Years provision possible.

These meetings are provided free of charge and for the Autumn term 2020 will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams in order to enable access for all. We look forward to welcoming you at one of the meetings organised across the autumn term.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 October 2020 13:30 - 15:00 MS Teams Map