Working with children (4 weeks)

  • 15 Jan 2018
  • 05 Feb 2018
  • 4 sessions
  • 15 Jan 2018, 9:30 AM 11:30 AM
  • 22 Jan 2018, 9:30 AM 11:30 AM
  • 29 Jan 2018, 9:30 AM 11:30 AM
  • 05 Feb 2018, 9:30 AM 11:30 AM
  • Chequers Bridge Centre, GL4 6PR
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Working with Children


Anyone currently working or wanting to work with children. PATA recommend this course for anyone aiming to start a qualification in childcare, those working or volunteering in toddler groups/playgroups or in any early years settings. Access to a PC is essential.  


This four week course is a perfect follows on from our well established and successful Introduction to Children’s Play course. Full of discussions, small group activities and time for personal reflection the course gives learners an opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

  • Up to date legislation and health & safety within early years childcare settings

  • How to observe children and their interests

  • Planning for play and the needs of the child

  • Types of provision and career opportunities

  • Their personal development and career planning


Also included in the cost is the ARTEMIS e learning course (recommended price £25). This programme has been developed by, and for, members of the children's workforce.  It is a high quality e-learning package based on the seven induction standards developed by the Children's Workforce Development Council (CWDC). ARTEMIS will be completed in your own time. Access to a computer is essential.

COURSE AIM: To give students’ excellent underpinning knowledge on working with children, and the options and opportunities to explore further training and career paths.

DATES: Monday 15th, 22nd, 29th January and 5 February 

TIME: 9:30am - 11:30am

VENUE: Chequers Bridge Centre

COST: £65.00 for members / £85.00 for non members

Address: Chequers Bridge Centre, Painswick Road, Gloucester, GL4 6PR 

Phone: 01452 541244    Email:    ©2017 PATA (UK)

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