All Training

Canavan Byrne gives you access to a training service with over 20 years experience in the childcare sector, training that is relevant, practical, focused and gives you real value for money.

All our training courses are designed to take account of the very latest good practice standards in the Early Years childcare sector.

All Online courses and Public Training Events can be booked directly on this website. You can also call us on (+353)1-620-9110 for company training delivered onsite and tailored to your requirements.

A Practical approach to Aistear Public & Online Training €30

Implementing Aistear Workshop

A practical workshop for early years practitioners to implement Aistear in an active manner in their service.

From other cultures and traditions


This workshop explores the importance of reflecting cultural diversity and tradition on a daily basis.

Awareness Raising Public Training €50

Child Protection Awareness Raising

This course, delivered by a highly experienced safeguarding trainer, ensures that all those caring for children have an awareness of child protection.

One day seminar Public Training €20

Child Wellness

Providing information, knowledge and understanding of ways in which Early Years practitioners can strengthen and nurture a child's emotional and physical health.

Indoors & Outdoors

Child-centred Environment

Fun and exciting ideas for the child's environment in the Early Years setting.

Trainer: Tricia Curtis Public Training €80

Childhood speech language

Learn to recognise common differences in speech & language development while supporting those children awaiting therapy with helpful activities and resources.

Transforming small outdoor spaces

City Gardens

A practical workshop which shows you how to transform a small outdoor space into an area that supports children's learning.

Communication, Language and Literacy

Communication Language Literacy

This course demonstrates that communication, language and literacy skills are key to a child's happiness and success.

Joy & Well-being in the Classroom

Creative Mindfulness

A practical, uplifting and thought provoking workshop to bring calm, joy and well-being to the classroom.

A Meaningful Approach Public Training €35

Documenting the Learning

This workshop examines the role of documentation in Early Years and looks at the role it plays in developing a genuine emergent curriculum.

Activate your Inner Playfulness! Public Training €50

Dramatic Play

This practical workshop will provide you with techniques to enhance the creative quality of play through storytelling, drama, fantasy, music, puppetry and creative games.

I Got Music, I Got Rhythm

Drumming Music

This workshop will teach Early Years practitioners how to introduce drumming and movement in an Early Years setting.

Practical guide to get ready

Early Years Inspections

This is an information session designed to help you and your staff team to prepare for the TUSLA inspection.

The Skills to Lead with Confidence

Effective Room Leader

This course aims to build confidence in the Room Leader and develop his/her skills to meet the challenge.

Teacher Talk™ Training Public Training €160

Early Language Development

Learn how to promote communication and social development for all children including those with language delays or second language learners.

Helping Children make the Transition

Going to Big School

This workshop assists parents, preschool and primary school teachers to help children make a successful transition into "big" school.

Food Safety & Wellbeing Public Training €50

Food Safety and Wellbeing

This course supports compliance with Food Hygiene legislation as well as the promotion of healthy development & wellbeing of children.

Heuristic Play and Treasure Baskets

Heuristic Play

Children are naturally curious and will actively explore their environment. This workshop introduces the idea of Heuristic play.

Trainer: Aisling Tracey Public Training €40

Inclusion of Children with Disabilities

This course is aimed at those wishing to take an introductory step towards successful inclusion of all children into their Early Years service.

Introduction to Play Therapy Public Training €35

Play Therapy

This workshop is suitable for those wanting to develop their understanding of the use of Play Therapy and its techniques.