Our Training Programme

We run an annual programme of training to help those working with children improve and increase play opportunities and to meet CPD requirements.

2017/18 Programme

  • All training will be held at Newbattle Community Centre, Newtongrange, EH22 4RT
  • Spaces are £25 for members (or £20 if booking 3 or more staff) and £50 for non-members
  • A booking form can be downloaded from the right side of this page or call 0131 663 2243 to request one

Loose Parts Play – An Introduction

Thursday 19th April 2018 (6.15pm until 8.30pm)

This training session introduces the concept of ‘Loose Parts Play’ and explores the benefits this offers children in their play setting. Participants will have the opportunity to explore both theory relating to loose parts play and the various resources that can be used. This course is suitable for practitioners working with children of all ages, including babies and older children.

Training courses options

Organisations can also buy in Play Midlothian training courses as in-house training, if the timing of a course does not suit or you have more staff to train than can be accommodated. This is available throughout Scotland. Please contact us for a price.

We have the following courses available to buy in:

  • Introduction to free play
  • Introduction to outdoor play
  • Loose parts play – an introduction
  • Engaging children in developing your services
  • Creating inclusive play opportunities
  • Inclusive play resources workshop
  • Developing a play policy
  • Playwork intervention approaches
  • Risk and play