Early Years Inclusion training

There are many training courses available to Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (SENCos) and any other early years practitioners with an interest in inclusion. You do not need to use a subscription place to attend the training courses below. A maximum of two members of staff per setting can be considered for a place.


All SENCos should attend the one-day induction course. You should also attend at least two additional days of training made up of any of these other relevant courses:

  • Attachment
  • Autism Awareness
  • The Communication Tree
  • Developing Positive Relationships with Parents
  • Promoting Positive Behaviour

Read more about these courses

Booking your training

Visit the Learning Zone to find and book your chosen course. 


A charge of £50 will be made for cancellations of less than 24 hours notice or non-attendance. No exceptional circumstances will be considered.

Professional Options

In addition to the centrally funded courses Services for Young Children have a range of training and support opportunities available that can been delivered through the Professional Options service