Autism Education Trust Training
Buckinghamshire Council Early Years Service are delighted to have been awarded the Autism Education Trust Early Years Training licence, we are also the Regional Partner for the South East. The AET training is a modular training programme for practitioners and all those working in Early Years settings. In addition to the training and to support practitioners further the AET offers
- good practice standards against which early years settings can audit their practice and plan improvement
- competency frameworks for practitioners to assess their practice and to plan CPD
- A range of practical resources
Training modules for Early Years include:
- Making Sense of Autism - basic autism awareness training for all practitioners in all early years settings, whether or not they work directly with children with autism.
- Good Autism Practice – designed to support all practitioners working directly with children on the autism spectrum to develop their practice.
Details of module availability and how to book can be accessed through CPD Online
If you are a Buckinghamshire Early Years setting and have a child who has autism attending your setting, we may be able to deliver the Making Sense of Autism to all practitioners at your setting as part of our support. To find out more about this please discuss with your Key Contact, a SEND Advisor or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Practitioners in the south east outside of Buckinghamshire may contact email@example.com - 01296 387111 for further information.
Practitioner should access training from their local partners, please click here to find yours.
Level 3 Qualification for Early Years SENCOs
- Are you a SENCO in an Early Years setting, or would you like to be?
- Would you like to learn more about the role of a SENCo, build your confidence in the role and increase your knowledge about how best to support children with SEND in your setting?
- Would you like opportunity to develop in your role as SENCO, to attend an annual SENCO networking event, work with other SENCos in the county; taking part in projects and sharing good practice with other SENCOs?
- This qualification will provide you with opportunities for all of the above.
Requirements for Level 3 Qualification for Early Years SENCOs in Buckinghamshire:
- Practitioners must have attended the 2 day Buckinghamshire SENCO training or an equivalent (this contributes towards the practical element of the course).
- Practitioners must attend the ‘launch event’ and will have opportunity to take part in 2 additional workshops.
- Practitioners should have the confidence and ability to lead others and implement good practice in their settings.
- Practitioners must have an interest in SEND and be able to demonstrate this through webinars and training courses attended and additional reading/ websites accessed. There is a place to add all relevant information on the expression of interest form below.