Early years and childcare training courses Trafford Early Years Service offers all Ofsted registered early years practitioners across Trafford an extensive learning and development programme. This aims to deliver high quality continuous professional development that raises quality, standards and practice in the Early Years sector. Early Years Membership Scheme The early years membership scheme runs annually from 1 August – 31 July. By joining the scheme practitioners can access a variety of face-to-face, virtual and e-learning courses as well as accreditation programmes, sector support and specialist networks meetings. Members will also be automatically enrolled onto our ‘Me Learning’ training package comprising over 20 online sector specific courses. This year, to demonstrate our commitment in supporting the sector, we will be offering the membership at a subsidised rate of £20 per person. There is an additional nominal fee payable to attend face-to-face and virtual training. All the courses are delivered by highly qualified consultants and specialists including Speech and Language Therapists, Educational Psychologists, Early Education Consultants and consultants from the Special Educational Needs Advisory Service. These courses are available to view via www.traffordearlyyears.co.uk. How to join To join the membership scheme complete our membership application form. For further information email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.