English as an Additional Language

Our English as an Additional Language Course examines how a child can be identified as EAL in Early Years, the importance of the home language, the value of working with parents and best practice.  

Individual Course
£15.00 + VAT

The Training

By the end of this course, learners should understand:

  • the definition of English as an Additional Language (EAL) in early years 
  • how a child can be identified as EAL 
  • the importance of the home language 
  • the importance of working with parents 
  • best practice strategies to support children in early years; developing,
  • promoting and evaluating communication skills in English 
  • approaches to supporting EAL children with special educational needs 

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • There are 5 questions.
  • The pass rate is 80%.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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The entire course and test should take approximately 45 minutes. This course is certified on completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses. 


This course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you can download or print your certificates from the learner management system.