Employers Information

 The following information has been produced to help employers and staff in Early Years and Childcare settings in East and Midlothian plan their training and staff development.  It includes information on college providers, courses and current legislation.

Anyone wishing further information / clarification can contact Anne Dowie, Childcare Training Co-ordinator at adowie@eastlothian.gov.uk


Useful contact details 

Childcare & Early Years Qualifications Criteria 

SSSC Qualifications Criteria October 2011Required registration dates – ready reckoner

SSSC Codes of Practice Booklet – Sept09

SCQF framework April 09

Overview of Application Process 

 Training Application Form March 2012

Terms & Conditions – CPD Charges

SSSC Registration Overview 

NPA Course overview JEC


NPA Leaflet Telford

CCLD candidate portfolio power point

Employers CCLD Information Booklet revised Nov 2011

CCLD Example of standards

CCLD Level 3 Mini Standards Sept 2009

CCLD SVQ Understanding Standards

CCLD Units

CCLD Mini Standards

Playwork Level 3 course guide 2008-09

Playwork Books and Equipment

Playwork Level 3 flyers APRIL 11

HNC course booklet

PDA Course booklet JEC

HNC Course overview

PDA Level VIII Overview JEC

Playwork Level 4 course guide 2008-2009

Playwork Level 4 flyers APRIL 11

CCLD Level 4 Information leaflet

PDA Level IX general information

PDA Level IX powerpoint

Plugging the Gap 25 Nov 11

SVQ Tips On Writing Reflective Accounts

What is an assessor

Staff Development Files

 The following files are guidance notes and suggested formats for the recording of Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) / Continuing Personal Development (CPD).  The forms are not expected to replace existing systems you may have in place but are meant to be a sample format that can be used if nothing else is in place. 

Feel free to download and use any of the forms.

Staff Development CPD control sheet

 Staff Development Evaluation of CPD Opportunity

Staff Development Personal Development Plan

Staff Development Personal Development Plan Action plan

Staff Development SSSC CPD – PRTL format

Staff Development SSSC CPD PRTL Guidance

Staff Development – SSSC requirements

PRTL examples Dec 12

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