Training courses

Find out about the courses that we offer for staff working in Early Years, school aged children, parents/carers or volunteers.

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    Upcoming training


    Tuesday 21 May, 7pm - 8.30pm

    Live Webinar: Older Children Play Too!

    Explore how older children play and your role in supporting their Development and Wellbeing.

    Child Development Theories

    Saturday 8th June, 10.00am - 11.30am

    Live Webinar: Child Development Theories and Practice Course 2

    An interactive session to deepen your understanding of child development


    Wednesday 19 June 2024, 9.30am - 11.30am

    Live Webinar: Child Protection Introduction

    For staff who are new to working in Early Years who have not had any child protection training


    Wednesday 10 July 2024, 9.30am - 12.30pm

    Live Webinar: Child Protection Refresher

    For staff working in Early Years who have previously completed the Introduction to Child Protection


    Wednesday 7 August 2024, 9.30am - 12.30pm

    Live Webinar: Designated Child Protection Officer/Lead

    Review the latest legislation and policies related to safeguarding/child protection in your role as Designated Safeguarding Officer

    Child Development Course 1

    Wednesday 14 August 2024, 10.00am - 11.30am

    Live Webinar: Understanding Child Development - Course 1

    Join our "Understanding Child Development - Course 1" where we delve into the fascinating world of a child's development

    Effective Communication

    Friday 6 September 2024, 10.00am - 11.30am

    Live Webinar: Effective Communication with Children

    Discuss "what is effective communication", look at ways children communicate and how you can work to help meet their needs

    Exploring Childrens Rights

    Wednesday 11 September 2024, 10.00am - 11.30am

    Live Webinar: Exploring Children's Rights Within Childcare

    Reflect on ‘how children’s rights can be promoted, respected and valued’ in all services for children and young people.

    Child Protection courses

    Child Protection Introduction

    Child Protection Refresher

    Designated Child Protection Officer/Lead

    Child Development courses

    Understanding Child Development

    Theories and Practice

    Observations and influences

    Older Children Play Too!

    Exploring Children’s Rights within Childcare

    Reflecting on the Health and Social Care Standards

    Effective Communication with Children

    Practical 1-Hour Workshops

    Boost Team Engagement and Learning

    These practical workshops are available in two flexible formats:

    • Half-day sessions:
      3 workshops delivered in the morning or afternoon for focused learning.
    • Full-day sessions:
      Choose from the range of workshops for an interactive day.

    Whichever format you choose, you'll benefit from:

    • Engaged Staff:
      Interactive sessions that keep your team motivated and involved.
    • Consistent Learning:
      Ensures everyone is on the same page and applying knowledge effectively.
    • Tailored Options:
      Can be delivered as a full program or broken down into individual sessions.

    These workshops are the perfect choice for teams who want to learn and grow together!

    Benefits of Block Play

    Creative Storytelling and Role Play

    Effective Communication

    Mind Mapping with Children

    Numeracy and Literacy Outdoors

    Story Lines

    Transient Art

    Promoting Childrens Rights

    Learning with Talking Tubs & Bags

    Bespoke training

    Get Customised Training for Your Team

    Our Aberlour Futures trainers can work with you to design bespoke training specifically tailored to the needs of your organization and the staff members who will be attending. This training can be delivered in-person (face-to-face) or online, depending on your preference.