Starting Life Well Training programme April 2018 to March 2019

Before completing the course booking form, please read our cancellation policy.

Charges in addition to the cancellation policy

Courses are charged per person per course, please see details below for costs.

If you do not attend the course, you will be charged for the course per person plus the cancellation charge if you fail to notify us in accordance with the cancellation policy.

Invoices will be raised at the end of each month and payment will be required immediately once in receipt of the invoice. If payment is not received, Starting Life Well reserve the right to refuse to allocate places to you or your organisation on future courses until payment is received.

E-learning courses

Starting Life Well now provide e-learning courses which can be accessed 24 hours a day. Please find below the courses which are available:

  • Child Protection - £18 per person
  • An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulations - £8 per person
  • Food Hygiene - £12.60 per person
  • Health and Safety - £12.60 per person
  • SEND e-learning - £25 per person

To apply for an e-learning course please complete the online booking form for the course below, each person must have their own individual email address.

Bespoke training

The Starting Life Well service is available to delivery bespoke training to settings. The training will be discussed and tailored to meet the individual needs of the customer. Training will be delivered as a whole day or a twilight session dependent on the subject to be covered. Prices will range from £200 to £450, dependent upon type of training being requested, length of time, number of officers delivering, group size of setting, this will be discussed at the time of request.

Training programme

Click a course name for further information and how to book. 

Please note if you are an individual who does not work in a childcare setting (i.e. school, nursery, playgroup, childminder) or you are not yet a registered childminder, please contact 0161 778 0384 (Option 1) before you book any of the training below.

*You must attend both sessions to complete the course to any courses that have two sessions/dates.

Safeguarding training courses

Date Training Time Venue Cost
Ongoing Online Child Protection Online Online £18
12 October 2018 Safeguarding Network Meeting 10am to 12noon Eccles Gateway Room 3 Free
20 November 2018 Safeguarding for Managers 10am to 12.30pm Broughton Hub Room 1 £25
7 December 2018 Child Protection 9.30am to 12.30pm Eccles Gateway Room 2 £25
6 February 2019 Child Protection 6.30pm to 9.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £25
28 February 2019 Safeguarding Network Meeting 10am to 12noon Pendleton Gateway Room 2 Free
5 March 2019 Safeguarding for Managers 6.30pm to 9pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
18 March 2019 Child Protection 9.30am to 12.30pm Eccles Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25

Leadership and management training courses

Date Training Time Venue Cost
Ongoing NEW: An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulations Online Online £8
4 October 2018 NEW: Leadership and Management 6.30pm to 8.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
11 October 2018 NEW: Safer Recruitment 6.30pm to 8.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
18 October 2018 NEW: What does funding mean to you? 7pm to 8.30pm Salford Innovation Forum Free
8 January 2019 NEW: What does funding mean to you? 7pm to 8.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 Free
16 January 2019 Tracking Essentials for Managers in PVI 10am to 12pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
30 January 2019 NEW: Be a Brilliant Business 9.30am to 12pm Pendleton Gateway Room 1 and 2 £15
5 February 2019 NEW: Team Building Ideas for Managers 9.30am to 12.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
13 February 2019 NEW: Safer Recruitment 10am to 11.30am Broughton Hub Room 1 £25
14 March 2019 New: Leadership and Management 10am to 12pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £25

Learning and development training courses  

Date Training Time Venue Cost
3 October 2018 NEW: Terrific Timely Transitions 6.30pm to 8.30pm Eccles Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25
16 October 2018 NEW: Smiling, Dining and Exercising 6.30pm to 8.30pm Eccles Gateway Room 2 and 3 £25
17 October 2018 Beginners Guide to the EYFS 6.30pm to 8.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
21 November 2018 Talking Together 9.30am to 4pm Broughton Hub Room 3 £35
27 November 2018 NEW: Babies and Toddlers: Developing, Learning, Playing Session 1 6.30pm to 9.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £35
28 November 2018 NEW: Maths on a Shoestring 6.30pm to 8pm Barton Moss Nursery £25
4 December 2018 NEW: Babies and Toddlers: Developing, Learning, Playing Session 2 6.30pm to 9.30pm Salford Innovation Forum  -
17 January 2019 NEW: Using daily routines as a valuable source of learning 9.30am to 12.30pm Eccles Gateway Room 2 £25
24 January 2019 NEW: The Quality Learning Environment 9.30am to 12.30pm Broughton Hub Room 1 £25
29 January 2019 New: In the Moment Planning 9.30am to 12.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £25
31 January 2019 Supporting Boys Early Literacy Skills Session 1 6.30pm to 9.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £35
7 February 2019 Supporting Boys Early Literacy Skills Session 2 6.30pm to 9.30pm Salford Innovation Forum  -
11 February 2019 NEW: Feel, Move, Share 9.30am to 12.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £25
13 February 2019 Tell Me a Story 6.30pm to 9pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
14 February 2019 NEW: Getting Ready to Write 9.30am to 12pm Eccles Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25
23 February 2019 NEW: Busy Bags Workshop 10am to 11.30am Barton Moss Nursery £25
26 February 2019 NEW: Smiling, Dining and Exercising 10am to 12pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £25
27 February 2019 NEW: Gender Differences and Valuing Different Learning Styles 6.30pm to 9.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £25
4 March 2019 Keep on Track 6.30pm to 8.30pm Broughton Hub Room 1 £25
6 March 2019 NEW: Child Led Displays: How to Value and Evidence Children's Creativity 6.15pm to 9.15pm Broughton Hub Nursery £25
7 March 2019 NEW: Supporting Vulnerable 2 Year Olds 9.30am to 12.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £25
8 March 2019 Beginners Guide to the EYFS 10am to 12pm Eccles Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25
12 March 2019 NEW: Creating Delicious Reading Experiences 9.30am to 12pm Broughton Hub Room 1 £25
15 March 2019 Talking Together 9.30am to 4pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £35
18 March 2019 NEW: Accept, Respect and Tolerate Session 1 6.30pm to 9.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £35
25 March 2019 NEW: Accept, Respect and Tolerate Session 2 6.30pm to 9.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1  -
26 March 2019 NEW: Terrific Timely Transitions 10am to 12pm Pendleton Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25

Inclusion training courses

Date Training Time Venue Cost
Ongoing SEND E-learning Online Online £25
10 October 2018 NEW: Making Sensory Spaces in Early Years Settings 10am to 11am Broughton Hub Room 2 £15
16 October 2018 New to Role of the SENCO 9.30am to 4pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £35
17 October 2018 ASD Awareness 9.30am to 11am Pendleton Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25
5 November 2018 Vanessa Coleman, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 Free
7 November 2018 Toni Doolan, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Salford Innovation Forum Free
8 November 2018 Rebecca Hughes, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Swinton Gateway Room 1 and 2 Free
9 November 2018 Gemma McGreal, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Eccles Gateway Room 2 Free
13 November 2018 Kay Jones, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Broughton Hub Room 1 Free
15 November 2018 ASD Training Central and North Settings Session 1 9am to 12.30pm Swinton Gateway Room 1 and 2 £25
22 November 2018 ASD Training Central and North Settings Session 2 9am to 12.30pm Swinton Gateway Room 1 and 2  -
15 January 2019 Practical Portage 9.30am to 12pm Broughton Hub Room 1 £25
22 January 2019 NEW: Learning to Behave: Planning to Support Positive Behaviour Session 1 6.30pm to 9.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £35
29 January 2019 NEW: Learning to Behave: Planning to Support Positive Behaviour Session 2 6.30pm to 9.30pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 £35
4 February 2019 Vanessa Coleman, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Walkden Gateway Room 1 Free
5 March 2019 NEW: Making Sensory Spaces in Early Years Settings 10am- 11am Broughton Hub Room 1 £15
6 February 2019 Toni Doolan, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Pendleton Gateway Room 1 and 2 Free
7 February 2019 Rebecca Hughes, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Swinton Gateway Room 1 and 2 Free
8 February 2019 Gemma McGreal, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Eccles Gateway Room 1 and 2 Free
12 February 2019 Kay Jones, SENCO Cluster 10am to 12pm Broughton Hub Room 1 Free
13 March 2019 Listening and Attention 10am to 12pm Broughton Hub Room 1 £25

Starting Life Well Cluster Events

Date Training Time Venue Cost
12 November 2018 Cluster Event 10am to 12pm Council Chambers Free
12 November 2018 Cluster Event 2pm to 4pm Council Chambers Free
12 November 2018 Cluster Event 7pm to 9pm Council Chambers Free
19 November 2018 EYFS Schools Co-ordinators Cluster 1.30pm to 3.30pm Buile Hill Park Hall £25
11 March 2019 Cluster Event 10am to 12pm Council Chambers Free
11 March 2019 Cluster Event 2pm to 4pm Council Chambers Free
11 March 2019 Cluster Event 7pm to 9pm Council Chambers Free

Universal training courses

Date Training Time Venue Cost
Ongoing Food Hygiene Level 2 E-learning Online Online £12.60
Ongoing Health and Safety for Setting E-learning Online Online £12.60
17 November 2018 Paediatric First Aid Session 1 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £40
24 November 2018 Paediatric First Aid Session 2 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum  -
19 January 2019 Paediatric First Aid Session 1 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £40
26 January 2019 Paediatric First Aid Session 2 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum  -
19 February 2019 Paediatric First Aid Session 1 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £40
20 February 2019 Paediatric First Aid Session 2 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum  -
16 March 2019 Paediatric First Aid Session 1 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum £40
23 March 2019 Paediatric First Aid Session 2 9.30am to 4.30pm Salford Innovation Forum  -

This page was last updated on 18 September 2018

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