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.
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
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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Get in TouchSomerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL)
Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QPP: 01823 348 268
SCIL Opening Times
Public holidays and School holidays may create alterations to these times.
3rd September 2016 - 29th March 2017
This is a one-day introduction course for practitioners to gain a good understanding of the basic issues relating to the protection of children. This course is Quality Assured by the Somerset Safeguarding Children’s Board (SSCB)
6th September 2016 - 11th May 2017
This course is designed for fostering high expectations and skills of those working to support disabled pupils and pupils with SEN in the classroom.
6th September 2016 - 21st March 2017
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 dependent on demand.
7th September 2016 - 10th March 2017
The SSCB Somerset Safeguarding Children Board has designed a training package that gives the basic overview staff need, with regard to their safeguarding and child protection responsibilities.
8th September 2016 - 12th January 2017
This qualification is designed to provide development opportunities for those working with children and young people. Accredited by CACHE, completing the qualification will give you a level 3 Award. Learners are required to achieve a minimum of 9 credits, 6 credits must come from the mandatory units and 3 credits are chosen from a range of optional units.