Early Years Short Courses

Eden Training Solutions offers a variety of short courses designed to enhance your skills in the field of childcare and education.

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Short courses are the future for professional development for early years.

Eden Training Solutions’ short courses are a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, designed to foster professional growth and enhance your career in early years education.

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Eden's Short Courses

All our short courses are FREE with every apprenticeship. 

Paediatric First Aid Course

Child's Developing Mind Course


More About Eden’s Short Courses:

With our expertly crafted curriculum, you can gain a deeper understanding of key concepts, enhance your skills, and make a positive impact in your career.

Our courses, including Paediatric First Aid, The Child’s Developing Mind, and SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator), are tailored to provide you with comprehensive knowledge and practical experience.

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What do We Offer?

At Eden Training Solutions, we believe in empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their chosen field. Our short courses are meticulously designed to cater to the needs of those working in childcare and education.

The Paediatric First Aid course, a mandatory component of the Early Years Educator Apprenticeship, equips learners with the skills to contribute to the reduction of workplace injuries and illness through effective training. The course includes both theoretical knowledge and practical training, ensuring learners are well-prepared to handle real-life situations.

The Child’s Developing Mind course provides a deep understanding of the functions of a child’s subconscious mind and how it influences their behaviours. Developed in collaboration with a renowned clinical hypnotherapist, this course delves into the profound effects of positive and negative programming on a child’s future.

The SENCo course, aimed at Level 3 Nursery Practitioners, is designed to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), ensuring the best possible educational outcomes are achieved for these children. Each course is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment for young minds to thrive.

Online Bite-Sized Courses

Our Bite sized courses are here to help you with essential skills for any childcare setting. Each course can be taken in a few hours and is a perfect way to improve your career in a quick, and affordable way.

Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage

Safeguarding Children

Children and Young People's Mental Health

Equality, Diversity and Discrimination

Learning Disability Awareness

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Introduction to Risk Assessment

Introducing GDPR

Cyber Security

Childcare Courses & Early Years Apprenticeships

See our range of childcare courses below and be sure to get in touch if you have any questions.

Early Years

Level 2

Early Years

Level 3


Level 3

Early Years
Lead Practitioner

Level 5

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Everything you need to know

Childcare apprenticeships provide a wide range of benefits to both individuals and employers. As an apprentice, you’ll receive hands-on experience in nursery settings and community settings, helping you build a strong foundation for your childcare career. Employers benefit from having a skilled and trained workforce, capable of providing the best possible care for children in their settings.

Through a modern apprenticeship, you can gain functional skills and academic qualifications while working in a real-life childcare setting. These amazing apprenticeships offer hands-on experience and help you develop essential adaptability skills, communication skills, and educational skills needed for a successful career in childcare.

For those looking to advance their careers further, we offer Advanced Childcare Practitioner Level 5 Apprenticeships. These apprenticeships build upon the skills and knowledge gained in earlier programs and can lead to more advanced roles within the childcare sector. With an Advanced Apprenticeship, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career and reach your full potential in the world of childcare.

Whether you’re just starting your childcare career or looking to advance your skills, Eden Training Solutions offers a variety of apprenticeship programs tailored to your needs. Start your journey today and unlock the door to a rewarding and fulfilling career in Early Years & Childcare.

Childcare offers a wide variety of job roles and career opportunities for those interested in supporting the growth and development of young children. With a child care apprenticeship, you can gain valuable job training and experience that can lead to a fulfilling career in this field.

As a nursery nurse or an early years educator, you will play an active role in children’s daily activities, ensuring their safety and nurturing their growth. The career path in childcare is diverse and flexible, with options to specialize in different age groups or settings, depending on your interests and skills.

Depending on the apprenticeship category you choose, you may work in different childcare settings, including nurseries, pre-schools, or family homes. During your apprenticeship placements, you will learn about different aspects of child development, awareness of health and safety, and how to plan and carry out engaging classroom activities.


The cost of the courses varies. For the Paediatric First Aid course, it’s free for all Eden Apprentices, £60 + VAT for existing Eden customers who are not apprentices, and £90 + VAT for new Eden customers. The Child’s Developing Mind and SENCo courses also have similar pricing structures.

The Paediatric First Aid course consists of a 12-hour e-learning module and a 6-hour practical training session. The Child’s Developing Mind is a 90-minute online course. The SENCo course lasts for 8 weeks.

Yes, all our courses are accredited and meet all EYFS/Ofsted requirements.

These courses are designed for individuals working in childcare and education, including nursery practitioners, team leaders, and childminders.

You can enroll in these courses by contacting us directly. Please note that you must be employed within an early years or childcare setting to apply.

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