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Courses, events, videos, training and consultancy tailored to your needs.

Book on a course

You can book courses via our Derbyshire Early Years page on Eventbrite.

For schools, there are also courses available through the Derbyshire Services for Schools website.

Follow the Early Years Service on Twitter, @DerbyshireEYFS, to find out when courses become available to book.

If you cannot see the course you require, please contact the Early Years Service:

Bespoke support and training

The Early Years Quality Team can deliver courses, staff meetings or consultancy to meet your setting’s individual needs. Please email with your requirements or to request a discussion about what we can offer.

Leaders and managers briefings

These happen virtually at regular intervals throughout the year to share local and national news, current messages and updates. Open to all Derbyshire EYFS leaders from all types of provision, dates and times are shared via email.

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)  

We run regular introductory and refresher training courses.

Please note other safeguarding training is delivered by the Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership

SENCO training and briefings

These are offered by the Early Years Special Educational Needs service and advertised in our newsletters

Paediatric First Aid training is available through local providers: British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and other organisations.


Safe, Secure and Ready to Learn is an attachment-led approach to emotional well-being and transition; working in partnership with parents and carers.

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