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Training for the Early Education and Childcare Workforce

We offer a programme of training courses and professional development for staff who are currently working in Ofsted registered Merton early education and childcare providers, maintained primary schools and children's centres.

Providers in Merton value the training that is offered. In a recent survey of providers 100% of respondents said that training they received through the programme had impacted positively on the quality of their setting.

Download a summary of the training and meeting programme for 2017-18 (PDF)

To book training, visit Please make sure that you read and understand the booking conditions before requesting place

There are three options for purchasing training:

1. Training Membership:

There are two levels of Training Membership:

  • Training 5 Membership – 5 places on any full or half-day course for £110
  • Training 10 Membership - 10 places on any full or half-day courses for £200

This is the most cost effective way to purchase training if you access the training programme throughout the year.

Training Membership is offered on an annual basis and membership is currently valid for courses delivered between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018 only.

To purchase Training Membership, please complete and return the Membership Application Form (PDF)

2. Pay-as-you-go training

Alternatively, you can purchase places at individual training sessions.

  • £35 per half day course
  • £50 per full day course

Pay-as-you go training courses will be invoiced for each course booked and confirmed.

3. INSET training

In addition to the training programme, providers can book training led by our team of trainers at their setting (INSET training).

To book INSET training please complete the Pay-As-You-Go Services Request form (PDF)

Related information

Merton’s Early Years Continuous Improvement Framework

Contact us

Early Years, Childcare and Children's Centres Service
10th Floor, Civic Centre
London Road


This page was last updated on Thursday 22 June 2017

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