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The Childcare Strategy offers a variety of learning qualifications and training opportunities to all registered childcare providers in Aberdeenshire:


Accredited training

  • BA Childhood Practice (BACP)
  • Professional Development Award (PDA) Level IX
  • Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ)


Core training

  • Benefit Risk Assessment
  • Child Protection training
  • Elementary Food Hygiene
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Food Hygiene Refresher
  • Induction Training for Childminders
  • Infection Control and Bloodborne Viruses
  • National Care Standards
  • Object Handling
  • Pre-birth to three: positive outcomes for Scotland's Children and Families


Continued Professional Development (CPD)

  • Nutritional Guidance for Early Years
  • Play @ Home
  • Sing-a-Ring
  • Supporting Speech and Language Development in Early Years



How to apply

If you would like to apply for any of these courses please complete our online training request form:


Training Request Online Form

Complete our online form:




Please contact us if you have any questions about training:

Email: childcaretraining@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01467 628579

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