Working in Early Years and Childcare

Information on careers in childcare and Continual Professional Development for staff employed to work within the children’s workforce.

Training courses

Staff working in the early years sector in Wigan can book on a range of courses:

The costs associated with each course are clearly marked and you will have the opportunity to make your payment directly through the system. Please refer to the charging policy for details on charges.

If you have any queries before proceeding please contact us.

Working in your own home as a child minder:

  • A three hour pre-registration briefing session is available, which provides you with information on the process, support and guidance to enable you to become a registered childminder within Wigan Borough
  • Flexible, subsidised training and development, that fits around your current commitments, whilst supporting you to become a registered childminder

Following registration, access to ongoing support, advice and guidance.

What to do next

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please contact us for an information pack and enrol onto the next available course.


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