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Professional Development Training and Events

Here you'll find all the latest information on our Professional Development events and learning opportunities here.

We’ll be offering a range of online, and face-to-face events at locations all over Wales, to support teachers, trainers and assessors in the delivery and review of our new suite of Health and Social Care, and Childcare qualifications.

Upcoming training and events:

Book your place on one of our upcoming Professional Development training events below.

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GCSE Health and Social Care, and Childcare - The Next Steps

This course is designed for teachers who are teaching the new GCSE Health and Social Care, and Childcare specification from September 2019. Each session will recap the key elements of the specification, explore marked samples of work and consider approaches to teaching the specification, using resources available to support teaching and learning.

Dates and locations -

  • Cardiff: Tuesday 3rd March
  • Llandrindod Wells: Wednesday 11th March
  • Llandudno: Wednesday 18th March

For more information and to book your place, click here.

Preparing to Teach: GCE AS/A Level Health and Social Care, and Childcare

This full day course is designed for teachers preparing to teach or interested to learn more about WJEC / City & Guilds GCE AS/A Level Health and Social Care, and Childcare for first teaching from 2020. Each session will look in-depth at the new specification including subject content, examination structure and other key areas including reviewing sample assessment materials.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Preparing to Teach: Level 3 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory qualification

This full day course is designed for teachers preparing to teach or interested to learn more about the WJEC Level 3 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory qualification for first teaching from September 2020.

Each session will look in-depth at the new specification, with the main focus being on Unit 330 and Unit 331 to include: assessment objectives, external assessments - structure and other key areas and to review sample assessment materials.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Preparing to Teach: Level 3 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts

This full day course is designed for teachers preparing to teach or interested to learn more about the WJEC Level 3 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts specification for first teaching from 2020. Each session will look in-depth at the new specification including its assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas and review sample assessment materials.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts – The Next Steps

This course is designed for teachers who are teaching the new Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts specification from September 2019. Each session will recap the key elements of the specification and consider approaches to teaching the specification, using resources available to support teaching and learning.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Digital delegate pack - 

Here is your digital delegate pack for this event. You will need to have access to these documents during the session. Please download and print or bring a them on a digital device with you on the day.

Please note that paper packs will not be provided.

Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core Qualification - Network Meeting

This network will be of interest to those involved in the delivery, assessment and/or quality assurance of the Level 2 CCPLD Core qualification and will be supported by technical advisers and subject specialists from the awarding bodies.

The network will provide opportunities for centres to discuss their experiences of delivering and preparing candidates for the qualification so far, its core content, internal assessment and external assessment.

Please note that these are repeat AM and PM sessions which will run concurrently with networks supporting the CCPLD Practice / Practice and Theory qualifications.  Participants wishing to attend both the Core and Practice networks can choose to attend AM or PM sessions for both meetings on the same day or another date / location.  Please register separately for a Practice / Practice and Theory meeting.

Centres (individual centre numbers) may register up to two participants per session.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Digital delegate pack - 

Here is your digital delegate pack for this event. You will need to have access to these documents during the session. Please download and print or bring a them on a digital device with you on the day.

Please note that paper packs will not be provided.

Level 2 & 3 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice/Practice and Theory Qualifications - Network Meeting

This event will be supported by technical advisers and subject specialists from the awarding bodies and will provide opportunities for centres to discuss their experiences of delivering and preparing candidates for the qualifications so far, their content, internal assessment and external assessment.

Please note that these are repeat AM and PM sessions which will run concurrently with networks supporting the L2 CCPLD Core qualification.  Participants wishing to attend both the Core and Practice networks can choose to attend AM or PM sessions for both meetings on the same day or another date / location.  Please register separately for a Practice / Practice and Theory meeting.

Centres (individual centre numbers) may register up to two participants per session.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Digital delegate pack - 

Here is your digital delegate pack for this event. You will need to have access to these documents during the session. Please download and print or bring a them on a digital device with you on the day.

Please note that paper packs will not be provided.

Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core - Network Meeting

This network meeting will be of interest to those involved in the delivery, assessment and/or quality assurance of this qualification and will be supported by technical advisers and subject specialists from the awarding bodies.

The network will provide opportunities for centres to discuss their experiences of delivering and preparing candidates for the qualification so far, its core content, internal assessment and external assessment.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Level 2 & 3 Health and Social Care: Practice - Network Meeting

This network meeting will be of interest to those involved in the delivery, assessment and/or quality assurance of this qualifications listed above. It will be supported by technical advisers and subject specialists from the awarding bodies and will provide opportunities for centres to discuss their experiences of delivering and preparing candidates for the qualifications so far, their content, internal assessment and external assessment.

Dates, locations and bookings - 

Past training and events:

Did you miss one of our previous Professional Development training events? Find all of the relevant materials from our latest sessions below. 

Launch Event Overviews:

CPD Presentation - Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the qualification launch event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the qualification launch event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 and 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the qualification launch event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the qualification launch event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care: Practice Qualifications (Children, Young People and Adults)

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the qualification launch event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

Preparing to Teach Events:

CPD Presentation - Level 2: Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2: Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care: Practice Qualifications (Children, Young People and Adults)

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

CPD Presentation - GCSE Health and Social Care, and Childcare (Single and Double Award)

Here is a video recording of the key messages shared at the event along with supporting materials.

All Materials presented during the event can be accessed from the download pod within the video.

Click here to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed. (Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

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