Services for Young Children

Funding your training

Training Subscription

Services for Young Children offers early years and childcare Ofsted registered providers the opportunity to participate in a training subscription scheme to access a range of early years related continuous professional development training courses. The scheme operates on the basis that course places are purchased in advance and then used in the period April - March each year. In addition to the taught courses on offer, joining the subscription scheme also provides access to 4 e-learning/downloadable training resources per provider.

If you/your setting choose not to join the SfYC subscription scheme you can access the continuous professional development courses on offer by paying £100 at the time of booking for each place you require.                                                                                      N.B. The e-learning offer is not available to providers who do not join the subscription scheme.

SfYC subscription scheme - please follow the link for further information about the scheme


If you/your staff require qualifications at Level 2, Level 3, Level 5 or Level 6 it will be necessary to self fund or take out a Student Loan. Your local college/training provider will be able to provide you with more information about a Student Loan. You may find these links useful.

If you or members of your staff are interested in achieving ITT Early Years Teacher status please click on this link for more information: