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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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​

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Leadership and management courses
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Early years courses
Children and Families, Learning and Development
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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. 

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Upcoming Courses

Managing Communication with Colleagues, Managers and Other Professionals

15th February 2016

At the end of the course you will leave with your own communication development plan and a set of proven tools and techniques that will help you turn that plan in to action. You will also leave with a sense of achievement and the confidence and knowledge to communicate more effectively.

Seasonal Creative Workshops

17th February 2016 - 12th March 2016

Due to popular demand these hands on seasonal workshops will give practitioners practical ideas to take back to the workplace.

Local Authority Childminder Training

20th February 2016 - 22nd March 2016

This course will aim to help you get ready to start your childminding business and give you an awareness of the legal requirements

Early Years Foundation Stage Somerset Total Communication (STC)

22nd February 2016 - 21st March 2016

This is an early years STC course for practitioners. It reflects the principles of the EYFS and will help participants to reflect upon provision and practice for developing STC in their setting.

Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions

22nd February 2016 - 21st June 2016

These sessions will focus on children requiring Epipens or Midazolam and those who have shunts due to hydrocephalus. A maximum of two of these three subjects will be covered in each session dependant on demand.

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