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Working with Babies

Course title: Working with Babies

Course ref: BRT1.2

Course tutor: Ben Kingston-Hughes

Target group: Room leaders and qualified staff working in baby rooms. Delegates must be working in a baby room as room leader or a key person and be a qualified member of staff.

About this course

This practical course is essential training for anyone working with babies. The course details the changes the brain goes through in the first two years of a child’s life and the importance of physical exploration for babies and young children. The course also explores how modern life has made the experience of babies a more sedentary one and how we can combat this, develop exciting and fun activities and get parents involved. The course is practical combining insights into brain development with hands on activities to create a “tummy time” extravaganza for your setting.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will have

  • Developed insights into the brain development of babies and young children aged 0-2 years
  • An understanding of the importance of enabling environments for babies (0-2 years)
  • Clear understanding of the importance of quality interactions to support babies’ learning and development
  • Ideas to support babies and young children as independent and active learners


The following costs will apply to this training course:

Criteria EY training
  Full Day
NCC EY provider 65
City EY provider 85
External PVI Provider 100

Courses are payable by credit or debit card at the time of booking, please follow the instructions on Eventbrite – invoices will not be sent for these courses.

Course dates


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