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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Leadership and management courses
Teaching and schools’ courses
Early years courses
Children and Families, Learning and Development
Youth and community work courses
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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

Early Years Foundation Stage Somerset Total Communication (STC)

1st July 2015 - 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.

ILM Level 3 Award in Mentoring

1st July 2015 - 15th July 2015

This programme is designed to equip potential and practising team leaders and first line managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as workplace mentors as part of their normal role. Candidates will obtain a level 3 accredited qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

Introduction to Child Protection (LSCB)

4th July 2015 - 9th March 2016

This course is suitable for Practitioners who work predominately with children and young people and/or their parent/carers, and those who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, interviewing and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Child Protection for the Designated Lead Role of the Childminder

6th July 2015 - 23rd March 2016

This is a 4 hour course for childminders who have the lead/designated safeguarding role.

Local Authority Childminder Training

7th July 2015

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

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