Speech and Language Support for 3-5s - elearning

Speech and Language Support for 3-5s - elearning

Speech and Language Support for 3-5s - elearning

This course is also available via face-to-face training

A practical training course for those of you teaching or supporting children aged 3-5, providing you with:

  • A wealth of information and an opportunity to share experiences with other teachers and teaching assistants (TAs) working with children of the same age with similar communication challenges
  • Practical advice and strategies to support the children, parents and families with whom you work
  • Language Builders for 3-5s, a practical resource containing an abundance of tips, ideas and strategies
  • Registration with OCN London to enable you to achieve accreditation at level 2 or 3 (accredited courses only)
Face-to-Face Training
Online Training

£370 plus VAT per person.

e-learning sessions for 3-5s
Online Non-Accredited e-learning

£250 for 12 weeks' access.

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1. What is communication?
2. Communication Friendly Settings, adult-child interaction
3. Learning to listen, and supporting understanding through non-verbal communication and visual strategies
4. Promoting vocabulary development
5. Understanding spoken language and ICWs
6. The Blank Language Scheme
7. Developing expressive language skills
8. Developing play for language
9. Supporting children with unclear speech & phonological awareness
10. Stammering and course reflection

Available courses

Accredited Online Training

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e-learning sessions for 3-5s

Online Training

e-learning sessions

Targeted strategies for specific age range

Language Builders for 3-5s

Anytime access to the e-learning sessions
Ten weeks

Twelve weeks
Teaching from an Elklan Tutor
Discuss and share with other learners
External accreditation with a 9 credit Award on successful completion
Learning log to complete online
Time commitment per course for all aspects 4-4½ hours total per week* 1-1½ hours per week

£370 plus VAT


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*This is an accredited course and so you will need to actively engage with the training and complete a learning log. To do this you should expect to set aside around 4½ hours weekly.

This will include:

  • 1 to 1½ hours to complete the online session and prepare observations etc. for the live webinar
  • 1 hour to attend the live webinar
  • 1½-2 hours to plan, implement knowledge and strategies learnt and write-up the plan, observations and evaluation in an online e-log

Further training opportunities

Let's Talk courses for parents and carers

If you achieve a level 3 qualification in Speech and Language Support for 3-5s, you can train to deliver , Let's Talk with Under 5s, Let's Talk with Your Baby or Let's Talk at Home to parents and carers of children with speech and language needs in your setting. Following a one-day course, you'll be qualified as a Let's Talk Tutor, able to cascade the Let's Talk course under licence.

Communication Friendly Settings (CFS)

Speech and Language Support for 3-5s is an essential first step for your setting to achieve Communication Friendly Setting status. You will need to complete the level 3 qualification first before enbarking on the level 4 learning log.

Specialist Courses

These courses are ideally suited for you if you have completed an eight- or ten-session core course and wish to take your learning further.

Supporting Autistic Pupils' Communication
Supporting Children with Unclear Speech
Supporting Children and Adults using AAC
Supporting Social, Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People

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