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SEND training

We have a variety of courses to support you in your practice to look after children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Face-to-face learning 

To see all our courses vist the Training Programme page.

Autism Education Trust Tier 1: Making sense of autism (early years)

This training is under review. Details will follow soon.

Certificate for SENCOs in Early Years (CERTSEY) Level 3 for private, voluntary and independent (PVI) settings

This is a nationally recognised qualification for childminders and SENCOs in early years PVI settings. It starts twice a year in spring and autumn and you will do assessment tasks online using your tablet or laptop.

There are two ways to complete the course, either:

  • 'blended' learning which includes face-to-face sessions
  • online only

Visit the Eastern Partnership website for more details and to book a place. They will invoice your setting directly. 

eLearning

Our eLearning below is under review. We will relaunch them on our new booking system soon.

  • Autism Education Trust Tier 2: good autism practice
  • Supporting children with anxiety, including children with selective mutism in the early years
  • One Planning in the early years
  • Overview of the SEND Code of Practice for early years