Outstanding Practices

Our Outstanding Practices course explores the many aspects of early years that can contribute to, and demonstrate, outstanding practice. It explains the importance of preparation, the evidence needed and judgements made. Our course helps you to prepare, reflect and evaluate your setting, as you work towards an outstanding.

Individual Course
£20.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners should understand:

  • steps to take in preparing for inspection
  • the evidence an inspector will gather
  • what inspectors are looking for
  • aspects of provision that can contribute to an ‘outstanding’ grade

Final Test

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

  • There are 10 questions
  • The pass rate is 80%
  • You can take the test as many times as you need

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It takes approximately 1 hour to complete the entire course. You can claim 1 CPD hour towards your professional development.

This course is certificated on its 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.