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  • Invigilating tests and examinations - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for invigilators
    • 192 students
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    The key role of an invigilator is to ensure the integrity of the examination process. Learn about the roles and responsibilities of an invigilator, the requirements of the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), access arrangements for learners with disabilities and learning dif …
    £25
  • Facilitating play in the playground for SEND students - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for teachers and learning support assistants
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    Students with SEND face significantly more barriers than neurotypical children when developing key learning skills, and this includes play. Play supports the lifelong development of children. Learn about the benefits of play for SEND students and how best to facilitate and suppor …
    £25
  • Food safety - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for food handlers in a range of workplaces
    • Online
    • 1.4 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    Understand basic food hygiene practices and explore important areas, such as food poisoning, personal hygiene, and preparing and presenting food. Completing this course will stand you and your employer in good stead with the Environmental Health.
    £25
  • Supporting students with English as an Additional Language (EAL) - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CPD short course for teachers and learning support assistants
    • 12 students
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    It’s very likely you will have EAL learners in your classroom and you must be able to support, encourage, and include them in ways that meet their individual needs. There are over one million learners in UK schools who speak English as an Additional Language (British Council) and …
    £25
  • Supporting children with ADHD - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for childcare practitioners, parents, and carers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short course will explore Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and is suitable for those working with children and young people. It explains the difference between ADHD and ADD and helps you to spot the signs and symptoms, understand the causes, an …
    £25
  • Caring for children with allergies - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for childcare practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    It is thought that 1 in 4 people in the UK will be affected by allergies at some point in their life. Allergies are particularly common in children and if you work in childcare, it's likely you will be caring for a child with an allergy. Learn about common allergies, how the body …
    £25
  • Causes and spread of infection - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years and care practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    You have a duty of care to protect the people you work with from harm from infectious disease. In order to do this, you need to understand the causes of infection and how infection is spread. Know the differences between bacteria, fungi, parasite, and viruses, the conditions they …
    £25
  • Communication and the EYFS - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short course explores one of the prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage: Communication and language. Learn the importance of good communication skills to a child’s life, and how to build children’s confidence with language and show them that what the …
    £25
  • Creating a home learning environment - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for parents and carers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    Explore ideas and recommendations for creating an enabling home learning environment, holistic activities for the home and garden, socialising home-schooled children, and planning your day. This course suggests online resources and tools to aid learning in the home, and aims to r …
    £25
  • Developing self-esteem in young children - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPS short course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short course explores answers to the following questions: What is self-esteem, why is it so crucial to children’s development, and how can you contribute? This course outlines the characteristics of a child with healthy self-esteem and compares this to charact …
    £25
  • Supporting children with Dyslexia - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for educators
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty and dyslexic learners face problems when processing words into meaningful information, but that doesn't mean it's a barrier to being skilled and achieving well in education. With about 10% of the UK population with some degree of dyslexia, …
    £25
  • Supporting children with Dyspraxia - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for educators
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as Dyspraxia, is a lifelong condition affecting movement coordinating. It is a common motor disorder, with approx. 5% of children in the UK having some degree of dyspraxia, and it often isn't diagnosed until adulthood. Learn a …
    £25
  • Fundamental British values (early years) - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for childcare practitioners and educators
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This short course introduces fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. All schools have a duty to actively promote these values and during inspections, Ofsted will loo …
    £25
  • Health and safety in the early years - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners and managers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short course explores safe and secure environments for children and how to use risk assessments to raise everybody's awareness of potential dangers. Look at ways in which leaders maintain a healthy, safe, and secure environment for children and, in particular, …
    £25
  • Keeping children safe on the internet - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for childcare practitioners, educators, parents, and carers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This short course explores some of the safety issues relating to the use of the internet, particularly by children. Internet usage has increased enormously, but so have reports of the safeguarding issues linked to abuses of internet communication. You will be introduced to some o …
    £25
  • Managing child safeguarding - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners and managers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This short course explores managing safeguarding at early years and childcare settings. Explore information sharing, keeping children safe in education, and working together to safeguard children. This course considers best practice for managing allegations made against your staf …
    £25
  • Numeracy and the EYFS - CACHE Endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners
    • 12 students
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    In this course, you will learn how to support children’s emergent mathematical development. Maths is all around us, and this course will help you find learning opportunities in daily routines and activities. Understand the mathematical skills and concepts that children should be …
    £25
  • Nutrition in the early years - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This short course looks at encouraging healthy eating at a young age, and giving young children a good start in life through nutritious food and adequate hydration. You will be introduced to the components of a healthy diet, and understand the importance of portion sizes that ref …
    £25
  • Outdoor play in the early years - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short introduces play and learning opportunities that can be facilitated outdoors. Discover the benefits of outdoor play to a child’s life, gain ideas for activities, and understand how to encourage children to expand and develop their imaginative play outdoor …
    £25
  • Physical activity in the early years - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    As childcare practitioners, it’s part of our duty to do all we can to help babies and children get into the habit of being physically active and support their physical development. This course covers the benefits of exercise and mobility for young children, the national guideline …
    £25
  • Recognising and supporting children with SEND - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for childcare practitioners and teachers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short course explores the topic of special educational needs within a childcare setting. Learn more about Down’s syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, and Autism Spectrum Condition, as well as the key legislation governing practice in this area. Discuss the role of …
    £25
  • The Prevent Duty - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed course for practitioners working with children and young people
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This CACHE endorsed short course explores ‘The Prevent Duty’, and is suitable for those working in schools and childcare settings. Prevent is part of the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy, preventing people from becoming involved in, or supporting, terrorism. Consider what the Prev …
    £25
  • The role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed CPD short course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    This short course is suitable for a SENCo in an early years setting, or a practitioner who is working towards the role. Learn about the role and responsibilities of the SENCo, early identification and intervention, strategies for supporting children and their families, and the gu …
    £25
  • Working in partnership in the early years - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed course for early years practitioners
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    Many people are involved in the care a child receives. Primary carers, childcare practitioners, and other professionals should be working in partnership to support a child's learning and development. Understand the importance of partnership, barriers to effective teamwork and com …
    £25
  • Wellbeing in the early years - CACHE endorsed

    Laser Learning
    Online CACHE endorsed course for early years practitioners and parents/carers
    • Online
    • 2 hours · Self-paced
    • Certificate(s) included
    Great service
    When you ensure a child’s wellbeing at the earliest point, you’re giving them the best possible chance of being a confident, resilient adult. Wellbeing links to emotional development and plays a fundamental role in building relationships and communicating with others. Learn about …
    £25

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Reed Courses advertises a large variety of courses which are delivered by a range of learning providers. The courses on offer vary in time duration and study method, with many offering tutor support. Whether you want to study for a regulated qualification, or take a course which provides CPD points/hours or qualifications, there are a number of learning options available.

A qualification can only be delivered by an awarding body which is regulated by a government body. The one you will most commonly see on site is OFQUAL, the government regulating body for England - but there is a different regulating body for each country in the United Kingdom, as well as the Republic of Ireland. Each regulating body maintains a list of the qualifications it regulates.

In addition to free courses, Reed Courses also has plenty of paid for online courses, designed to meet all kinds of learning goals and to suit a range of preferred study methods.

Reed Courses advertises a variety of free online courses. Alternatively you'll be able to enrol on an online course of your choosing, and study entirely online. If you'd prefer an in-person learning experience, you could take a classroom course where you'll be taught in a classroom at a given location. Reed Courses also advertises distance learning courses and in-company courses from a variety of learning providers.