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An Introduction to the WellComm Toolkit for Childminders | E-learning


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This E-learning training will be available upon request to access any time.

The training is specifically designed for Childminders, to raise awareness of the use and content of the WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit.  The toolkit is designed to develop practitioners' skills and confidence in supporting children under 5 years who are at risk of developing speech, language and communication difficulties. 

During the training, we talk about when to use the WellComm Toolkit, in line with the Integrated Early Years Communication and Language Pathway.  The training will cover the content of the toolkit, including the resources that it contains, the assessment procedure and use of the intervention resources.  

Please allow one hour to complete this training. 

WellComm Toolkit 

Childminders can access a copy of the WellComm Toolkit via their local Bolton Council Library.  You will not require a copy for this e-learning course.

What will I learn?

Upon completion, you will be familiar with the content of the WellComm Toolkit and know when and how to access support for children experiencing speech, language and communications difficulties.  Participants will also gain an understanding of how to utilise the intervention resources from 'The Big Book of Ideas'.


The 'WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit' resource is a comprehensive assessment and intervention toolkit, which includes:

  • Screening Tool - including 'Handbook' and 'The Little Book of Rules', enabling early identification of areas of concern within language, communication and interaction development; and
  • Intervention Resource - including 'The Big Book of Ideas', 'The Picture Book' and 'The Support Language at Home CD'. These resources offer a range of stimulating, fun and play based activities designed to address children's language needs.

Communication and Language Surgery Dates

Following completion of this E-learning training, the Start Well Communication and Language Development Team invite you to attend one of the Communication and Language Surgeries (online drop-in) to access further support and consolidate your learning.  Please come along ready to discuss any communication and language elements you would like further clarification around or support with. 

Book onto a suitable date from those listed below via:

Surgery dates 2022/23

Daytime (3:30pm - 4:30pm) Evening (6:30pm - 7:30pm)
19th January 2022 17th February 2022
15th March 2022 21st April 2022
11th May 2022 9th June 2022
6th July 2022 29th September 2022
19th October 2022 24th November 2022
14th December 2022 19th January 2023
15th February 2023 16th March 2023










You must watch the training video prior to attending one of the above surgery dates.


Delivered by: Bolton Start Well Service, Communication and Language Development Team


Who is this workshop for?

This E-learning course is aimed at Childminders within the Bolton borough working with children aged 6 months to 6 years to support their families.

This course is fully funded for the Bolton early years provider only.

Booking Arrangements

Please complete the booking online section above. 

When registration is complete, a welcome email will be issued and you can then access the E-learning platform here.

If you already have access to the E-learning platform, please email to have this course added to your training record.

E-mail if you need assistance when booking online or accessing this E-learning course.