Threads of Success: Pricing Information

Group Training

Group training takes place at your own setting or external venue of your choice, maximum of 25 delegates*. Below is our price structure:

Price within Kent: Childminders, private, voluntary and independent settings, maintained nurseries, Schools, all Out Of School settings and collaborations within KCC's boundaries.

Price outside Kent: Businesses within KCC’s boundaries, other organisations outside of KCC’s boundaries and academies including those in Kent.

Half Day course  
Price within Kent: £210 +VAT

Price outside Kent: £385 +VAT

Full Day course
Price within Kent: £420 +VAT

Price outside Kent: £665 +VAT


*The maximum number of delegates for group training is 25. There will be a surcharge of £35 per delegate for half day, and £70 per delegate for full day for additional delegates. Some of our courses are restricted to 12 or 21 places which are advertised separately and cannot be expanded.

Please note, for outside of Kent, the pricing may differ. This is dependent upon:

  • the location of the course
  • if the course is delivered by more than one trainer
  • if the expenses of the trainer will need to be covered (any accommodation requirements etc).


MULTIPLE DAY TRAINING:

Price within Kent:

3 day programme:  £1260 +VAT
5 day programme:  £2100 +VAT

Outside Kent:

3 day Programme: £ 1995 + VAT
5 day programme: £ 3325 + VAT

Individual training

We have significantly reduced the price of our individual training, accessed through CPD Online. We have reduced the costs (e.g. considered training venues etc) and are able to pass on these cost savings directly to you.

Price within Kent: Childminders, private, voluntary and independent settings, maintained nurseries, Schools, all Out Of School settings and collaborations within KCC's boundaries.

Half day course
Was £65 - Now £40+VAT

Full day course
Was £95 - Now £80+VAT

Price outside Kent: Businesses within KCC’s boundaries, other organisations outside of KCC’s boundaries and academies including those in Kent.


Half day course
Was £105 - Now £60+VAT

Full day course
Was £140 - Now £118+VAT

*Please also note, prices may vary if courses or workshops are delivered by partners to the Early Years and Childcare Service, e.g. via the School Improvement Service or Safeguarding team.

Training with different costs or additional resource costs

Some of our training includes resources, therefore, whereas the training price still remains the same, some courses attract an additional fee for course materials. If booking an individual place on Kent CPD Online, the prices would be:

⦁ EFICL Training: £80 training + £13 for resources = £93.00 +VAT
⦁ I CAN Early Talk Boost Training: £80 per person + VAT + £480 for resources NB: Early Years Pupil Premium funding can support the purchase of this.
⦁ I CAN Talk Boost Key Stage 1 Training; £80 per person + VAT + £500 for resources NB: Pupil Premium funding can support the purchase of this.
⦁ The three Makaton workshops are priced as follows: Makaton Foundation Workshop (2 days), Makaton Beginners Workshop (2 days) and Makaton Follow Up Workshop (2 days) are each £150 +VAT per person.

Multiple Day Training:

Coming soon.

Improvement and achievement award

The Improvement and Achievement Awards are inclusive quality improvement schemes for Kent Early Years providers, maintained nurseries, Out of School providers and childminders to enable evaluation and reflection on your own practice. It seeks to bring about quality improvement in your setting, improve outcomes for children and strengthen leadership for learning.

- Improvement and Achievement Award: Developing Level £750 +VAT, Establishing Level £700 +VAT and Enhanced Level £600 +VAT.
- Follow up Annual Review will now be £75 +VAT for the half day visit.
- Out of School Improvement and Achievement Award (NEW): One Level - £400 +VAT
- Childminders Improvement and Achievement Award (NEW): One Level - £400 +VAT
- Education for Sustainable Development award, coming soon...

When achieved, these Awards can be used in your advertising to demonstrate to parents that you have gone through this rigorous process and have won a Kent County Council Award for the quality of your setting.
To enquire about any of these awards in more detail, please email threadsofsuccess@theeducationpeople.org in the first instance and an Improvement Adviser will contact you to discuss this with you.
Bookings are now closed for the 2018-2019 cohort. Bookings will reopen for the 2019-2020 cohort in Spring 2019

Visits

The following visits are:

- Strategic Improvement Visits
- Strategic Business Visits
- Strategic Inclusion Visits *NB: The Equality and Inclusion Pre-EY LIFT visits remain KCC funded to all settings within Kent.
- The Annual Conversation Visit (this is KCC funded to settings within Kent)
- The New Provider Set Up Visit (this is KCC funded to settings within Kent)
- Setting Up a Collaboration Visit (this is KCC funded to settings within Kent)


The 'Ofsted Health Check for Childminders' visit - £50 +VAT

Half Day:

£145+VAT inside Kent

£265 +VAT outside Kent*

Full Day:

£270+VAT inside Kent

£530 +VAT outside Kent*

*(please note there will be a £0.45 per mile charge for outside Kent)

eLearning

There is a sliding price scale, depending on the number of log-ins you need, to make it as cost effective as possible.

1 x log-in - £26.50 +VAT (per person per course)
2 x log-ins - £21.20 +VAT (per person per course)
5-10 x log-ins - £15.90 +VAT (per person per course)
11-20 x log-ins - £10.60 +VAT (per person per course)


If you need more than 20, please call 03000 422 376 for a quote.

The process:
⦁ In order to access our e-learning, you need to have a Kent CPD Online account for your business and individual user accounts for your staff with unique email addresses.
⦁ You will order your e-learning course, specifying the number of log-ins you need via The Education People website.
⦁ Once payment has been processed, you will then go on to CPD Online and click 'take this course'.  Cpd Online will then authorise your access.
⦁ When CPD Online has authorised the access for each unique user they will receive an email confirming they can commence training.
⦁ It will take approximately 72 hours from receipt of your payment and name/email address information, to enable the e-learning training to be activated for your staff.

If you do not have a CPD Online account, visit CPD Online Select the Early Years Portal and register as a new user. If you need to update your staff CPD Online accounts, please email the CPD Online help desk with the names and email addresses of your staff or phone 03000 418 000 for further information.

If you have any questions, please contact us on threadsofsuccess@theeducationpeople.org or call on 03000 422376.

KCC funded

Some of our services and products are KCC funded (e.g. no cost at the point of delivery) for Kent-based settings and schools on the Ofsted Early Years register. Please see the Kent County Council Offer for more information.

**hard copy available to new providers, electronic version available to download on request to the EYInclusion@theeducationpeople.org