We train childcarers across the whole of London. Our accredited training is suitable for roles in a wide variety of early years sector, educational and group settings, including Nurseries, Nursery Schools, Childcare Centres, Creches, Day care, Schools and in family homes.

Early Years training includes recognised qualifications, paediatric first aid training, Emergency First Aid at Work, Safeguarding, CPD and more.

We have been established since 1989. Our highly experienced team can support your needs. Our London office team are available to speak to you Monday to Friday 9.30-4.00pm


Nursery / Early Years & Creche

Training :

  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding
  • CPD
  • DBS checks
  • Level 3 qualifications
  • Classroom Assistants courses
  • Sepsis courses
  • Emergency First Aid at Work

Want to work in a Nursery, Children Centre, Day Care, Crèche or School?

  • We offer L3 childcare training that can be delivered to you in a setting
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding training
  • Interview technique training

Not sure whats the best course for you, contact us for advice.

Refresher sessions

We’ll work closely with you to create a programme of training sessions to ensure your team are all up to speed!

If you have a new joiner after the sessions its always useful to know that we offer ‘public’ training dates most weekends.

School Support Staff

Riverside can provide a wide variety of mandatory and voluntary courses suitable for

  • Teaching Assistants
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • Midday Supervisors
  • Early Years Staff
  • Teaching staff

I want to work as a TA or LSA

  • We’ll point you towards the best course for you
  • We offer DBS checks too

Do I need training to be a midday Supervisor?

  • Some experience with school aged children either from employment or voluntary work
  • Ability to manage a class during lunchtime
  • To undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check
  • Good spoken English

To work as office admin staff you will need >>

  • To be computer literate
  • Have working knowledge of programmes such as Microsoft office and excel
  • Ability to work in a team and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Experience of working in an office
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ideally have knowledge of SIMS

I manage a team do you have training suitable for me?

Yes! We offer a package of courses at Management and Deputy Manager level

I can't attend training do you do virtual courses?

Yes! Our office team can guide you through the options

FAQs for child carers

Do you provide eLearning as well as in classroom sessions

Yes, there are a wide variety of options our team can discuss with you

Do you supply staff too

No but we can train any new staff you are considering employing

Can I choose when I want the training to take place

We work closely with settings to choose mutually suitable dates and times. We also teach over the weekend

Can I join your mailing list?

Absolutely! We’ll keep you up to date and tell you about free sessions too