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Training for Professionals and Practitioners

This page aims to provide information about training opportunities for professionals and practitioners working with children and young people:

Bi-Borough Early Education and Childcare Service (BBEECS) offer:

The CPD programme is designed to help Ofsted registered early years and childcare providers (including childminders), children’s centres, schools and independent sector providers, meet the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted minimum requirements.

Courses are aimed at school staff working within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Day nursery, and pre-school staff, Childminders, Playworkers in after-school, breakfast, holiday clubs/playschemes, Owners and managers.

In-house training (Half day or full day workshops):

Our consultants can tailor your training needs into a bespoke offer, delivered over a half or full day. Some of our most popular in-house delivered courses include Introduction to Safeguarding, Getting Ready for Ofsted, New EYFS, Development Matters, Preparing your curriculum for the new framework and assessments, Creating communication and language rich provision and sustained shared thinking, Early Years Review, Bringing Books to life, Pre-inspection with leadership and learning walk.

Inset training should be required for the following term and is limited to a maximum of 10 attendees. Any inset training required for a bigger groups can be discussed with your Early Years and Inclusion Advisor, but the cost may increase dependent on the number of trainers/facilitators/resources required.  

The full training programme can be found on and is open to all boroughs. You will need to sign up your setting (if you are booking for the first time) to book your training online.

For any queries contact [email protected].

Autumn 2023 training calendar

BBEECS training booking information

Preparing for Ofsted visit
(video tutorial)

SEND Local Offer training:

Bi-Borough Inclusion Service

Speech and Language (SALT)
training courses for Practitioners

Educational Psychology
Consultation Service training

Autism 'In Context'
training for professionals

Other Partner's training offer:

DfE free Early Years
Child Development training

Business Skills

Healthy Early Years London (HEYL)

Change4Life Service
Programme and Award Scheme

Local Safeguarding Children
Partnership training

First Aid courses

Prevent Duty training

Tri-Music Together
training for practitioners

Supporting Physical Development
in Early Childhood

Last Updated 04/07/2023

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