Childcare Training

Training can help you prepare for a new role, or get the most out of your current job.

25% off all courses in May and June

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Qualifications

Fully recognised CACHE vocational qualifications and apprenticeships in Childcare.


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Apprenticeships

Secure real experience with a placement at one of our Partner Nurseries, including Ofsted Outstanding rated nurseries.


Early Learning Partnership

Training & Assessment Centre

It’s no secret that high quality childcare comes from staff that have taken part in high quality training. At the Early Learning Partnership we strongly believe that the most effective way for staff to acquire such skills is through “hands on experience” with ongoing support and engaging theory based lessons. We aim to provide this opportunity to inspire, educate and train our future nursery practitioners as they embark on their career in Early Years.

The Early Learning Partnership (ELP) Training & Assessment Centre, working in partnership with Transform and Aspire, is a newly opened facility dedicated to providing the highest quality childcare training in South Tyneside. Nurtured in our local community, we draw upon over 16 years of experience in Early Years care, to provide the best learning opportunities to all of our students.

We have partnerships with numerous nursery settings around South Tyneside and Northumberland including Ofsted outstanding rated nurseries which we use to aid our training and to provide working placements for our students. We believe having hands on experience while training is the best way to support a students learning and allow them to reach their full potential. Our partnerships enable us to give our students the opportunity to grow their skills in the very best provisions.

Feedback from our Students

"Excellent training from highly trained staff who have many years experience."

"Good support network."

"Allocated pieces of work to complete, with the support of a mentor, to guide you when you need it."

"Excellent working conditions."

"A great place to work!!"

Qualifications

We are a Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) registered centre and deliver a range of qualifications from level 2 - level 4. We also have an exciting, comprehensive CPD training programme which will ensure that all our learners can meet all of their training needs.

The ELP Training and Assessment Centre offers fully recognised CACHE vocational qualifications and apprenticeships in childcare assessment, leadership and management, with courses for learners who are just getting started, or those looking to expand their knowledge and progress in their career.

All courses in May and June are currently 25% off!

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Our Facilities

Our main training facilities are located in the newly built and state of the art Harton Village Kindergarten in South Shields. Having our own dedicated training facilities allows us to provide the high standard of training our students deserve. Our location alongside the kindergarten gives us access to unique learning opportunities that only a quality nursery can provide.

Asilo Café is also located on site which is open to all our students to use if they require refreshments or food throughout the day, student discounts also apply.

Our Nursery Settings

The Early Learning Partnership has 17 years of Early Years experience, managing a number of nurseries in the South Tyneside area and beyond. We use this experience to provide the quality training which nursery settings require. The Training and Assessment Centre works with all of our settings to provide our learners with the hands on learning experience, that no other training provider can offer.

All of our partner settings have earned Ofted ratings of Good and Oustanding, so you can be certain that they can provide the best experience to aid in your learning. We are the perfect support to earning a quality childcare training qualification. You can see all of our settings and learn more about each of them below:

Harton Village Kindergarten Harton Village Kindergarten

Harton Village Kindergarten

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West Park Kindergarten West Park Kindergarten

West Park Kindergarten

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Westoe Village Kindergarten Westoe Village Kindergarten

Westoe Village Kindergarten

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Bede Burn Kindergarten Bede Burn Kindergarten

Bede Burn Kindergarten

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Rothbury Kindergarten Rothbury Kindergarten

Rothbury Kindergarten

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