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This course is for designated officers in group settings who are new to the role and lead on safeguarding children in their setting. It will provide the knowledge and skills to embed a consistent approach to the development and implementation of policy and procedures within the setting. It will focus on keeping staff ‘up to date’ and ensuring that the key message that ‘child safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility’ is understood by all staff.
This course will take place via Zoom Video Conferencing to support settings during the Covid-19 pandemic until such times we can safely deliver face to face training.
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.
Delegates will receive email communication from the trainer and must complete all parts:-
· Part 1 – Half hour Introduction to familiarise using Zoom, meet with trainer and other learners
· Part 2 – Main session for video presentation, reading materials, interactive activities and an opportunity for Q&A
· Part 3 – Assigned task
Please ensure to logon 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. Settings with more than one delegate attending need to ensure each learner accesses training VIA seperate devices.
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 training sessions.
Delegates must have attended or accessed an Information Session prior to booking onto the course, accessed via the Early Years website. This is a pre-registration briefing for anyone interested in becoming a registered childminder in Buckinghamshire. This 45 minute e-learning course will provide information about the requirements and registration process for both the Early Years and Childcare Registers.In addition they must attend ‘Practitioners new to the EYFS’ and Safeguarding Training via Buckinghamshire as a part of this course.
A Safeguarding course is included and will take place on Saturday 16th October 2021, Venue to be confirmed.
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
DfE ‘Know How guide’
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||14 September 2021||19:00 - 21:00||Southcourt Baptist Church||Map|
|2||21 September 2021||19:00 - 21:00||Southcourt Baptist Church||Map|
|3||28 September 2021||19:00 - 21:00||Southcourt Baptist Church||Map|
|4||05 October 2021||19:00 - 21:00||Southcourt Baptist Church||Map|
|5||16 October 2021||09:30 - 15:30||Southcourt Baptist Church||Map|
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