People Services Workforce Development

Training Programme 2018/2019

We offer comprehensive, high quality training courses to suit the mandatory and essential training requirements of the children’s workforce. The training is open to all staff and practitioners who come under the umbrella of Children’s Services including:

  • Schools
  • Early years, private, voluntary and independent providers
  • Start Well Centres
  • Childminders Voluntary, community and faith sector
  • Youth, play and sport

The Start Well Service works with the Early Years workforce and other professionals to ensure the best possible start in life for every child.

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Courses available

Click on the links below to find out more about each course, including booking and payment information.

Young People and Mental Health MindEd E-Learning

The three modules below are suitable as an introduction/awareness level around all aspects of mental health in relation to young people.

  • Introduction to the MindEd Content
  • Normal Psychological Development
  • Common Problems and First Help

For further information please visit the MindEd website

First Aid

Health & Safety

Information Management


Safer Recruitment


SEN Training  


How to become a Childminder

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Children's Workforce Planning and Development Team

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Castleton Street



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