Speech, Language and Communication in the Early Years

The purpose of this course is to explain what is meant by speech, language and communication, how we communicate and how we can enable and promote good communication skills that prepare children for their next stage.

Course description

This course will help you to:

  • Understand the whole process of communication and its development
  • Learn about why communication is important
  • Gain information on skills children need to develop to be successful communicators
  • Understand interactions between adults and children
  • Gain information on enabling environments

What are my buying options?

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You can buy this course from EduCare's online shop for £10.50 + VAT. You will need to register or log in to complete the purchase. You can purchase courses for up to ten people and allocate access to other learners. Discounts are available for purchasing for more than ten people, please email us for a quote.

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Buy as part of a training package

This course is included in the Early Years Alliance membership training package which is FREE to access for all members. 

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  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price £10.50

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Early Years, Parents

  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire.
  • One CPD credit*.
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  •  70% pass mark
  • Printable module for future reference.

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What customers say

"EduCare is an important partner for the Alliance, they share our commitment to excellence. We are delighted to be working with them to deliver the best possible support we can offer to the early years sector in these diffi cult times."

Neil Leitch

CEO, Early Years Alliance