Welcome to SCIL

We provide a range of high quality training opportunities for those who work or volunteer in children and young people’s services. Our aspiration is to establish a workforce that embraces a culture of lifelong learning, where everyone feels valued and is able to reach their full potential. Whatever their role, we aim to ensure that the workforce has the skills and knowledge necessary to help every child and young person stay safe, develop and succeed. 

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Back to Home Support Services for Education 

Support Services for Education is a newly formed traded unit within Somerset County Council offering a wide variety of support services for all education providers including; Schools, Academies, Early Years Providers, Childcare settings and Local Authorities.​ We have extensive experience of providing high quality services to educational settings and our expertise provides the support they need to enable them to focus on delivering educational excellence to all children and young people. 

For more information - www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk​



Newly approved and accredited Foundation Degree in Learning and Development From Early Years to Adolescence (0-19) starting September 2016. 

This two year Foundation Degree is designed for those who wish to gain a higher level qualification in Working with Children & Young People from the ages 0-19 years.  If you are working in the children and young people’s workforce for example; Children’s social care, the ‘GetSet’ services, Early Years, Play work, childminders, youth work, the Youth offending team or a PRU then this could be an exciting opportunity for you to gain an academic practice based qualification.

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Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL)
Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP
P: 01823 348 268
E: SCIL@somerset.gov.uk
Please note: If you are using a Sat Nav, please contact us for specific directions. The above postcode will not direct you to our centre. 

SCIL Opening Times

8.15am - 5.00pm

8.15am - 5.00pm

8.15am - 5.00pm

8.15am - 5.00pm

8.15am - 4.00pm

 Public holidays and School holidays may create alterations to these times.


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Upcoming Courses

Moving and Handling Update

29th September 2016

This course will be a half day session delivered by Gareth Morcombe and Matt France looking at Moving and Handling- Physical Impairment.

Preparing for your Annual General Meeting (AGM)

29th September 2016

This workshop is to help prepare you for your Annual General Meeting by explaining the process of an annual general meeting from planning to fruition.

An Introduction to Diagnostic Assessment

29th September 2016

This course has been designed for SENCOs and teachers to undertake individual diagnostic assessments to identify pupil strengths and weaknesses in order for pupils to achieve good outcomes.

Paediatric First Aid

4th October 2016 - 1st March 2017

This course equips you with essential skills and knowledge to deal with first aid accidents and emergencies for children in your care. This course meets the EYFS requirements.

The National Award for SEN Coordination in Somerset

4th October 2016 - 27th June 2017

The National Award for Special Education Needs (SEN) Coordination is offered in Somerset by the Learning Support Service in conjunction with the South West Consortium. The course is accredited by Plymouth University.

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