Consider the following points when identifying your qualification/training needs
What qualification/ training do you need to be able to do your job effectively?
What is your preferred way/time of learning? Can you attend a course on a Saturday or in the evening?
How to apply for a qualification course
Contact the training provider of your choice for further information and advice and check that the course times and details are suitable for you.
Use our College Courses guide to find college contact details - click on the college name and you will be taken to their website.
Discuss and approve your request with your setting manager/supervisor.
Check that your setting is a member of the SfYC Subscription Scheme. If they are not then you can still apply for a bursary at a reduced amount.
Apply to the training provider for a place on the course.
If your bursary is approved confirmation will be emailed to the college/university/training provider and you will receive a copy of this email.
How to apply for a SfYC Quality Improvement Training course
Discuss your training needs with your line manager if necessary and get their approval for the courses you wish to attend.
Book course(s) through the learning zone. If your setting does not have a 2014/15 training subscription, a fee of £100 per person per course is applicable at the time of booking.
Details of how to book can be found here.