BAND TRAINING

BAND provides training on subjects relevant to play and childcare workers, managers and management committee members.

For over forty years we’ve worked with BAND member groups and childcare experts to create our highly successful training programme. Our courses cover topics in: Safeguarding & Welfare, Child Development, Equalities, Management & Finance, Arts & Crafts and Play, Playwork & EYFS. Each course is led by qualified and experienced facilitators.

Cost: Courses are free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members. 10% discount available to non-Bristol BAND member groups. All others please see individual courses for cost of each course.



Designated Safeguarding Lead

Date: 17th April 9.30am - 1pm
Venue: Training Room, BAND Office, Sevier Street Bristol, BS2 9LB View a map
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The objective of the course are for participants to: Explore the role of a designated safeguarding person Examine how to implement Policy and Procedures Increase knowledge of effective staff induction Be able to manage…

Manual Handling of Children

Date: 19th April 9.30am - 12.30pm
Venue: Training Room, BAND Office, Sevier Street Bristol, BS2 9LB View a map
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Our manual handling of children course is aimed at  staff whose role involves the handling of children. Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual…

Creating Positive Behaviour Over 5’s

Date: 21st March 9.30am - 2.30pm Online
Venue: Online View a map
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ONLINE TRAINING This course is run by Chris Calland & Nicky Hutchinson – With over 50 years’ combined experience of supporting children’s emotional well-being, The run an independent consultancy Not Just Behaviour…

Child Protection Refresher

Date: 18th April 9.30am - 1.30pm ONLINE
Venue: Online View a map
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This course is open to childcare and playworkers who have already completed initial child protection training either with BAND or elsewhere. Currently this course is an online course over zoom Course Content:…

Child Protection

Date: Course 1. 18th March 10am - 4pm.
Venue: Training Room, BAND Office, Sevier Street Bristol, BS2 9LB View a map
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  This is a Level 2 equivalent course and is aimed at anyone working with children aged 0 – 15 years. Course Content: Increasing awareness of possible abuse. Dealing with disclosure. Record-keeping….

Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 28th February, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Venue: Online View a map
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This course is run by Mandy Parry a freelance trainer and coach Mandy Parry Training – Professional safeguarding training for the children’s workforce Domestic abuse is any type of controlling, bullying, threatening…

Makaton Level 1 & 2

Date: 22nd & 29th April, 9.30am - 4.30pm This is a two part course
Venue: BAND Office, Sevier Street Bristol, BS2 9LB View a map
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Being able to communicate is one of the most important skills we need in life. Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate….