Training for group settings in England

PACEY training is tailored to meet the needs of nurseries, pre-schools and other group settings. All our courses have been developed by childcare experts and are regularly updated. See courses specific to settings in Wales here. 

Choose from

Paediatric first aid training

Essential paediatric first aid training will help ensure all early years staff have the lifesaving skills they need. 

You can book a blended 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Training (six hours online, six hours face-to-face) delivered by Tigerlily Training. PACEY members get an exclusive discount of 10% off. Group prices are also available. 

Online training courses

CEY smart - CEY smart is PACEY's online training platform, offering short, 10-20 minute courses, that can be done on any device, at any time. It also provides practical help and expert advice to practitioners working through England and Wales.

Safeguarding training - Would you know what to do if you suspected a child in your care might be at risk of harm? Our course will help you understand your responsibilities.

Food safety and hygiene training - If you provide food in your childcare setting it's important that you have a food safety and hygiene qualification. Our Level 2 course will give you the guidance you need.

As a practitioner member of PACEY you can purchase our food hygiene and safeguarding courses for a discount member exclusive price.

With our Practitioner Plus membership you can access both our food hygiene and safeguarding courses for free and renew them whenever you need. Find out more about Practitioner Plus member here.


We can come to your setting to deliver our interactive workshops, all designed to inspire and invigorate your planning. Workshops are for a minimum of 10 staff.

  • From Judgements to British values. An essential guide to the Common Inspection Framework
  • Boys will be boys
  • Expectations of Behaviour
  • Working in partnership with parents
  • Sharing learning journals – supporting transitions
  • Developing outdoor play
  • Improving quality
  • Observation, assessment and planning
  • Learning rich environments to inspire 2-year-olds
  • Superhero play

Workshop prices

Half-day workshop from £400 +VAT
Full day workshop from £620 +VAT


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Please note that this page covers nursery training in England. Find information on nursery training in Wales here.