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Training Membership

Our Membership Scheme offers discounts on all training courses, find out more below.

Members

For the 2019 to 2020 scheme, a membership package will run from April 2019 to the end of July 2020.  This will provide 4 terms in which to use your membership places and receive the following benefits.

Benefits of joining the membership scheme:

  • Option to purchase a size of package to suit your setting needs.
  • Option to purchase more than 1 package and mix and match the various sizes.
  • You can apply for the membership at any time throughout the membership period.
  • Early Years Childcare Advisory Team (EYCAT) courses are now part of the scheme, you can use your membership place for all courses advertised on the training portal.
  • Members will have priority over waiting lists.
  • Option to purchase additional places at a discounted rate.
  • One Free High 5 verification visit per setting, per academic year for:
    • Childminders who purchase any size package.
    • Nurseries/playgroups who purchase a small package or larger.
    • The new View My Statement tab on the training portal will keep you up-to-date with your bookings and enable you to keep a track of when you have reached your limit of membership places.

Free places

The membership places may be used for any course of your choice. The rule of 2 delegates per course, per setting still applies.

Please note: any unused membership places will not be carried forward into the new membership period September 2020 to July 2021.

Non-members

Non-members of the training scheme may still book on courses from the annual programme and non-membership prices are clearly shown in each course detail.

However if you wish to join the membership scheme and receive the following benefits please contact the training team for an application: training.team@rochdale.gov.uk. Please see prices below:

Benefits of joining the membership scheme:

  • Option to purchase a size of package to suit your setting needs.
  • Option to purchase more than 1 package and mix and match the various sizes.
  • You can apply for the membership at any time throughout the membership period.
  • Early Years Childcare Advisory Team (EYCAT) courses are now part of the scheme, you can use your membership place for all courses advertised on the training portal.
  • Members will have priority over waiting lists.
  • Option to purchase additional places at a discounted rate.
  • One Free High 5 verification visit per setting, per academic year for:
    • Childminders who purchase any size package.
    • Nurseries/playgroups who purchase a small package or larger.
    • The new View My Statement tab on the training portal will keep you up-to-date with your bookings and enable you to keep a track of when you have reached your limit of membership places.

Annual cost and membership places available

 

Annual Cost

Number of membership places

Minimum Package

£50

3

Small Package

£82

5

Medium Package

£165

10

Large Package

£264

16

Additional courses

Where members wish to purchase courses beyond the allocated membership places, please select membership charge from the payment option at the time of booking. Any additonal charges will be invoiced at the end of each term.

There is no limit on the amount of additional courses that may be booked.

Contact

The Early Years Training Team

Early Help and Schools, Number One Riverside

Smith Street

Rochdale, OL16 1XU

Tel: 01706 927851

Email: training.team@rochdale.gov.uk

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