Training & Professional  Development 

Free Online E-Learning Courses

 

Early Learners uses Virtual College to access free and paid online courses. By registering you will have access to a range of free e-learning courses in subjects such as Safeguarding Children, Health and Well-Being and Careers Advice. Click on the 'take-a-look' button to see a selection of some of the most popular free online courses they offer.

 

Free courses include:

  • Awareness of Forced Marriage
  • Get Moving, Get Healthy
  • Keep Them Safe: Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

Short courses are designed to support our employees continuous professional development, whether you’re just starting out in a career in the early years sector, or are an experienced childcare professional.  Further to this training our childcare managers are here to support you step-by-step to ensure you have a full understanding.  If you have any questions or require help please contact them.

Our Local Safeguarding Boards

Cheshire East 

Safeguarding

Children Board

Halton

Safeguarding

Children Board

St.Helens

Safeguarding 

Children Board

These links serve several functions:

  • Help develop safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Raising awareness of safeguarding amongst staff, children and families and the public
  • Monitoring and evaluating safeguarding arrangements and advising on improvement
  • Participating in the planning of services
  • Undertaking Serious Case Reviews and advising on lessons to be learnt
  • Undertaking Child Death Review functions