QQI Level 5 – Children with Additional Needs -5N2396

Event date Mon, Jan 15, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event date Portlaoise Institute

Laois County Childcare (in conjunction with LOETB) will be running QQI level 5 & 6 – Early Childhood Care and Education Modules in January 2018. To take part you MUST BE WORKING IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR in Laois (i.e. in a childcare service or as a childminder). If you wish to take part in our training, please download the booking form on the link below and send it back to Sinead at s.brophy@laoischildcare.ie or post it to Laois County Childcare Committee, 6 Lismard Court, Portlaoise Co. Laois 2018 QQI Booking form January – June

QQI Level 6 – Equality and Diversity in Childcare – 6N1974

Event date Mon, Jan 15, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event date Portlaoise Institute

Laois County Childcare (in conjunction with LOETB) will be running QQI level 5 & 6 – Early Childhood Care and Education Modules in January 2018. To take part you MUST BE WORKING IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR in Laois (i.e. in a childcare service or as a childminder). If you wish to take part in our training, please download the booking form on the link below and send it back to Sinead at s.brophy@laoischildcare.ie or post it to Laois County Childcare Committee, 6 Lismard Court, Portlaoise Co. Laois 2018 QQI Booking form January – June

QQI Level 5 – Early Care and Education and Practice – 5N1770

Event date Wed, Jan 17, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event date Portlaoise Institute

Laois County Childcare (in conjunction with LOETB) will be running QQI level 5 & 6 – Early Childhood Care and Education Modules in January 2018. To take part you MUST BE WORKING IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR in Laois (i.e. in a childcare service or as a childminder). If you wish to take part in our training, please download the booking form on the link below and send it back to Sinead at s.brophy@laoischildcare.ie or post it to Laois County Childcare Committee, 6 Lismard Court, Portlaoise Co. Laois 2018 QQI Booking form January – June

QQI Level 6 – Work Experience – 6N1946

Event date Wed, Jan 17, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event date Portlaoise Institute

Laois County Childcare (in conjunction with LOETB) will be running QQI level 5 & 6 – Early Childhood Care and Education Modules in January 2018. To take part you MUST BE WORKING IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR in Laois (i.e. in a childcare service or as a childminder). If you wish to take part in our training, please download the booking form on the link below and send it back to Sinead at s.brophy@laoischildcare.ie or post it to Laois County Childcare Committee, 6 Lismard Court, Portlaoise Co. Laois 2018 QQI Booking form January – June

Teacher Talk Training

Event date Thu, Feb 15, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

Teacher Talk Training Module 1; Encouraging Language Development in Early Childhood Settings This module addresses how to use play and daily routines to create enriched, interactive language-learning environments that include all children.  Pre-workshop assignments; A compulsory pre-training assignment must be completed prior to attending the Teacher Talk workshop. The assignment records the participant’s observations of the adult/child interactions in their own preschool settings. All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion Each training event requires participants to attend on 2 consecutive weeks.  It is strongly recommended that each preschool send 2 participants to the training event. One participant should have the responsibility for management of children with special needs within the preschool. Training and Workshops are only open to Childcare Providers and their staff in Laois.  If you are interested in this training please fill

First Aid Response (FAR) Training

Event date Fri, Feb 16, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) Training – 3-day Course – 16th / 17th February & 3rd March  – 3 day training The Department of Children and Youth Affairs recommends that early years staff who are availing of first aid training for the first time should undertake the First Aid Response (FAR) training from a training provider – also known as a “recognised institution” – approved by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). The FAR Standard, which was developed by PHECC, offers appropriate training to individuals who require a first aid skill set for both adults and children. In addition to setting the standard, PHECC is responsible for approving organisations to become PHECC-recognised institutions to deliver the training. This means that the quality of the training delivered by these organisations and their instructors is approved by PHECC. Laois County Childcare Committee will be running two 3-day First Aid Response (FAR) Training C

AIM – Equality and Diversity Guidelines February Training

Event date Sat, Feb 17, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

The aim of this training programme is to support educators engage with the Equality and Diversity Guidelines (15 hour training Session) This training is open to people working in the childcare sector in Laois Only This training will take place over 1 full day (Saturday) and 3 evenings as below: Saturday February 17th – 10am – 4pm – Portlaoise Parish Centre Tuesday February 20th – 7pm – 10pm – Portlaoise Parish Centre Thursday February 22nd  – 7pm – 10pm – Portlaoise Parish Centre Tuesday February 27th – 7pm – 10pm – Portlaoise Parish Centre To download a booking form please click on this link: AIM-Jan-Mar-2018-Booking-form updated

AIM – Equality and Diversity Guidelines March Training

Event date Sat, Mar 03, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

The aim of this training programme is to support educators engage with the Equality and Diversity Guidelines (15 hour training Session) This training will take place over 1 full day (Saturday) and 3 evenings as below: Saturday 3rd March (10am – 4pm) – Parish Centre – Portlaoise Monday 5th March (7pm – 10pm) – Parish Centre – Portlaoise Wednesday 7th March (7pm – 10pm) – Please note change in Venue to: O’Loughlins Hotel, Main Street – Portlaoise Thursday 15th March (7pm – 10pm) – Parish Centre – Portlaoise AIM Booking Form: AIM-Jan-Mar-2018-Booking-form updated

Paediatric First Aid

Event date Sat, Mar 24, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

Paediatric First Aid This course will give you the skills and confidence to apply first aid skills to any child in an emergency. Training and Workshops are only open to Childcare Providers and their staff in Laois.  If you are interested in this training please fill out a Booking form: Feb – May booking form and send back to Sinead in Laois County Childcare Committee  

Manual Handling

Event date Thu, Apr 12, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

This course will provide your staff with the skills to carry out manual handling tasks correctly therefore avoiding physical injury. Training and Workshops are only open to Childcare Providers and their staff in Laois.  If you are interested in this training please fill out a Booking form: Feb – May booking form and send back to Sinead in Laois County Childcare Committee

AIM – Equality and Diversity Guidelines Training Programme

Event date Sat, Apr 14, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

The aim of this training programme is to support educators engage with the Equality and Diversity Guidelines (15-hour training session).  There will be 3 final training sessions before June 2018.    Please be advised that places are limited to 2 per service April Training 14th April 2018 Saturday 10.00 – 16:00 Portlaoise Parish Centre Free 17th April 2018 Tuesday 19:00 – 22:00 Portlaoise Parish Centre   19th April 2018 Thursday 19:00 – 22:00 Portlaoise Parish Centre   24th April 2018 Tuesday 19:00 – 22:00 Portlaoise Parish Centre   Training and Workshops are only open to Childcare Providers and their staff in Laois.  If you are interested in this training please fill out a Booking form: Feb – May booking form and send back to Sinead in Laois County Childcare Committee

First Aid Response (FAR) Training

Event date Fri, Apr 20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event date Portlaoise Parish Centre

PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) Training – 3-day Course – 20th /21st & 28th April  – 3 day training The Department of Children and Youth Affairs recommends that early years staff who are availing of first aid training for the first time should undertake the First Aid Response (FAR) training from a training provider – also known as a “recognised institution” – approved by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). The FAR Standard, which was developed by PHECC, offers appropriate training to individuals who require a first aid skill set for both adults and children. In addition to setting the standard, PHECC is responsible for approving organisations to become PHECC-recognised institutions to deliver the training. This means that the quality of the training delivered by these organisations and their instructors is approved by PHECC. Laois County Childcare Committee will be running two 3-day First Aid Response (FAR) Training Courses be

QQI Level 6 – Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies in Childcare

Event date Mon, May 14, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event date Portlaoise Institute

Laois County Childcare (in conjunction with LOETB) will be running QQI level 5 & 6 – Early Childhood Care and Education Modules in January 2018. To take part you MUST BE WORKING IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR in Laois (i.e. in a childcare service or as a childminder). If you wish to take part in our training, please download the booking form on the link below and send it back to Sinead at s.brophy@laoischildcare.ie or post it to Laois County Childcare Committee, 6 Lismard Court, Portlaoise Co. Laois 2018 QQI Booking form January – June

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