Always Children First, the current child protection and welfare training course for the early years’ sector has been rolled out to all services in county Wicklow. The training was delivered by Wicklow Childcare Committee, between 2014 and January 2017.
The training offered was Child Protection & Welfare: Basic Level. This is a Child & Family Agency accredited module that has been developed for the early years’ sector. This training is certified and the certificate is valid for three years.
Acknowledging that staff transitions signals the need for continuance of this training, WCCC will be responsive to the needs of the sector and continue to offer this training going forward.
For those practitioners who have completed the ACF, BASIC level, one day training mentioned above, a refresher course of 3.5 hours is now available. To avail of the refresher training, the participant must have a certificate that is dated within 4 years of the proposed training date. An out of date certificate will require the participant to complete the BASIC level Training again.
The next available dates for the BASIC Level Training is;
|Saturday October 21st||Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs||10 am – 4 pm|
Places are limited and only available to persons working in Childcare in county Wicklow. To book a place on this course please complete our online booking form.
The next available dates for the REFRESHER Training are;
|Tuesday October 3rd||Glenview Hotel||2-5.30pm|
|Monday October 23rd
||Brockagh Resource centre, Laragh||2-5.30pm|
Places are limited and only available to persons who have an ACF certificate issued by WCCC from January 2014 onwards, that is dated within 4 years of the proposed training date and must currently be working in childcare in Wicklow. To book a place on this course please complete our online booking form and scan a copy of your original certificate and email to firstname.lastname@example.org