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CDP SHORT COURSES & QUALIFICATIONS
It seems like only yesterday that, after much encouragement from colleagues in FE and Early Years, Side by Side was launched by Joy Scadden and Helen Horsley. Joy and Helen had already ‘clocked up’ many years’ experience in these sectors and they were looking for a new challenge, with a strong focus on improving the quality […]
At Side by Side we’ve always been somewhat wary of distance-learning. Apart from the fact that it goes against our ethos (the clue is in our name), more significantly, statistics from years gone by have shown that distance-learning is not as successful for learners as traditional teacher-led (same applies for assessors) training
The Side by Side Training team are delighted to welcome Zoe Terry on board to lead the new CACHE Level 3 Dental Nursing Programme. Available from September 2017, the L3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice of Dental Nursing is practice-based so learners will need to be working in or on placement within a dental surgery.
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I really enjoyed the course and would like to continue my qualifications.
Really enjoyed the whole learning experience.
Thank to everyone at SBS for understanding of my needs
So happy with SBS – great support for 2 ½ years and made friends for life – thank you!
Claire was great teacher and very helpful – gave me confidence to continue.
SBS is a great place for learning
This was a thoroughly enjoyable course and it is a great stepping stone onto the Level 3 qualification, especially for those with little or no experience of child care.
Thank you to everyone involved – I gained so much confidence.
A big thank you to Janet and Julie
Having worked for some time as a voluntary teaching assistant, I decided in the Autumn of 2009 to undertake a NVQ level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. The course turned out to be a double qualification with the NVQ running in parallel to a Technical Certificate. I found the course extremely interesting and informative. Both Joy, my Tutor at Side by Side Training and Julie, my NVQ Assessor at Side by Side Training were helpful and encouraging. At the end of the Summer Term of 2010 I passed my NVQ 3 and achieved a ‘Grade A’ pass for my Technical Certificate.
Having undertaken no formal education for over 20 years, this achievement boosted both my self esteem and employment potential. I am now completing my first year of employment as a Learning Assistant at a local school, where I have achieved Cover Supervisor status and regularly supervise classes in the absence of the Class Teacher. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience with Joy and the team at Side by Side Training and would recommend them to anyone considering undertaking a qualification to support their career in Early Years Childcare Practice.
We took on a 17 year old apprentice from Side by Side Training in September 2010. We have been delighted with her and her level of commitment to our group. She has become a valued member of staff and shows great potential, so much so that now she has finished her course we have asked that she remain as a permanent member of staff.
Thank you Joy for helping us to access this student and we look forward to working together in the future.