Training courses for childcare staff
The Childcare Strategy Team organises a series of Continuing Professional Development opportunities which may be accessed by people working within early years and childcare services, including volunteers and committee members.
Courses offered include the following:
- Asthma & Epi Pen
- Building the Ambition
- Child Protection
- Emergency First Aid at Work and Baby & Child First Aid
- Food Hygiene
- Infection Control
- Pre Birth to Three
- Risk in Play
- The Behaviour Challenge
See course outlines [186Kb] for information on course content.
Training courses managed by Education & Children's Services Training and Development Unit are listed on the ECS Learning Hub. Most of these courses are only open to Perth & Kinross Council staff and professionals working in childcare settings which are in partnership with Perth & Kinross Council. However some are more widely available, please check the target audience identified in course descriptors.
Booking places on courses
Provisional bookings should be made by phone or e-mail but all applications for courses must be made on a CC1R Application Form [210Kb] and returned to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to the Childcare Strategy Team, The Community Wing, Perth Grammar School, Gowans Terrace, Perth PH1 5AZ. The closing date for applications is three weeks before the date of the course and you should receive confirmation of your place two weeks before the date of the session.
Training updates by e-mail
If you want to be kept up to date on training opportunities, send an email to email@example.com with "Training Information by E-mail" in the subject box detailing your full name, contact telephone number and childcare setting.