The ELKLAN Speech and Language Support for 3-5s course is designed for practitioners working with children aged 0-5 years. This externally accredited course is aimed at the early years workforce; staff in schools, academies, private, voluntary and independent settings and childminders.
What will I learn?
The course is designed to be delivered as a ten session programme with sufficient time between sessions to consolidate knowledge. The course uses interactive teaching methods, practical activities, videos and group discussion to engage learners.
Delegates are required to complete a portfolio of evidence, which proves competence at either level 2 or 3. Participants choose the level at which they wish to study. Support to achieve this accreditation will be given by the course tutor. If you are interested in the Elklan accreditation, please express this upon application.
Level 2 or Level 3, nine credit award, in 'Knowledge and Practice to Support the Communication Skills of Under-Fives' is available (both levels are now on the QCF). The course fee currently includes accreditation costs.
The course will start on Wednesday 8th January 2020 and will run every Wednesday (excluding 12th and 19th February 2020) for 10 weeks. The course will end on the 25th March 2020.
Delivered by: Bolton Start Well Service, Communication and Language Development Team
Who is this course for?
The course is aimed at practitioners working with children aged 0-5 years. It is also suitable for those working with children learning English as an additional language and other special educational needs.
All requests for cancellations must be sent in writing to: StartWellBookings@bolton.gov.uk. Charges will become effective on the date when written confirmation is received.
As low numbers can affect the viability of a course, we have to apply a charge if notice is not received in good time. The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below:
Calendar days’ notice before the start date of the course
29 calendar days or more
Between 15 and 28 calendar days (inclusive)
50% of course fee
Between 1 and 14 calendar days (inclusive)
Full course fee
Failure to attend
Treated as late cancellation and full course fee will be charged
If for any reason we have to cancel or postpone training, we will notify all delegates booked onto the workshop as quickly as possible. A full refund will be given in the event of cancellation. Prices are valid until 31st August 2020.
Time: 2.5 hours | 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Max Availability: 12
Roles: All Early Years Practitioners
Categories: Communication and Language Development Professional Development Session SEND