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08th January 2020
1:30 pm

24th March 2020
4:00 pm

Tonge Start Well Centre

£95.00 (part funded professional development opportunity) Price includes all ten sessions and accreditation fees and is only available for Bolton Providers in receipt of early years funding)

Early Years



    Early Years

ELKLAN Speech and Language Support for 3-5 Year Olds

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

Who is this Workshop for:
The course is aimed at practitioners 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.

Course Description
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.

How 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.

Accreditation Level 2 or Level 3, nine credit award, in ‘Knowledge and Practice to Support the Communication Skills of Under-Fives’ are available (both levels are now on the QCF). The course fee currently includes accreditation costs.

Course dates
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.