All NDNA early years and childcare training is up-to-date, reflecting the very latest childcare best practice. It is written by NDNA’s early years experts. Explore our different options below to find the perfect early years training for your team.

Online early years and childcare training

Explore our early years and childcare online training.
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Live virtual training

Learn from anywhere with our Live Virtual Classroom.
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From ‘Birth to 5 Matters’ to ‘Inspiring Little Scientists’.
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Face to face training

From ‘Baby Room Leaders’ to ‘Terrific Two-Year Olds’.
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Policies and procedures (members only)

Our member templates will save you time in everything.
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Early years and childcare factsheets

Over 99 factsheets written by early years experts.
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Millie’s Mark (Paediatric First Aid)

Visit our Millie’s Mark website to find out more.
Go above and beyond to keep children’s safety at the forefront of your practice.
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Quality Counts (Quality Improvement)

Raise outcomes for your children and be well-prepared for your next inspection.
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FREE: Introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) The Basics

England only

The aim of the course is to provide a basic overview and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Early Years Outcomes, Development Matters and the Ofsted inspection framework. This will further develop your knowledge and understanding of high-quality provision for the children in your care.

This course is free for NDNA members and is ideal for those new to the sector.


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Useful resources to help your practice thrive


Discover our range of activities, tips and more for early years practitioners.
Early years resources

Inspection support

Ensure the highest quality of practice in your provision with our support.
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Expert support and guidance from NDNA’s early years professionals.
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Champions programme

Become a maths, literacy or SEND champion.
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Early Years Leaders Programme

Improving outcomes for children across the Greater London Authority.
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NDNA Early Years Development Zone

Explore early years online training with our Development Zone.
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Training calendar

Download our Training Calendar to see upcoming Live Virtual Classroom courses.
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