Room Leader Skills Bootcamps

Develop confidence and leadership skills with our intensive short course for current and aspiring Room Leaders.

Course overview

At a glance




Max 16 weeks



About the course

This intensive short course has been designed to equip you with the tools you need to thrive in your role. Whether you’re currently a Room Leader or aspiring to become one, this Skills Bootcamp will provide valuable strategies for overcoming self-doubt, mastering communication, building trust within your team and becoming a more impactful leader.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Navigating difficult conversations: Learn practical strategies for handling challenging discussions with confidence and empathy.
  • Leading change: Discover how to effectively guide your team through transitions and implement new initiatives.
  • Exceptional pedagogy: Explore best practices for engaging and motivating young children, fostering a positive learning environment, and maximising their development.
  • Leadership: Develop your ability to inspire, motivate and empower your team to achieve their full potential.
  • Coaching and mentoring: Gain valuable insights and techniques for providing effective guidance and support to others.

By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to make a significant impact in your role as Room Leader.

Ready to take the next step in your leadership journey? Register your interest today and learn more about how our Room Leader Skills Bootcamp can help you in your setting.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is this course right for my staff?

The Room Leader Skills Bootcamps are ideal for existing nursery staff who want to develop their knowledge and skills for a more senior position within your setting.

How will this benefit my nursery?

Investing in your staff through the Room Leader Skills Bootcamps can lead to increased staff retention, improved morale and a more qualified workforce, ultimately resulting in the higher care of the children.

Are there any costs involved with enrolling in the Room Leader Skills Bootcamps?

Our Room Leader Skills Bootcamps are funded by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) through the National Skills Fund, offering a significant cost saving for your setting. Employer contributions are between 10% – 30% depending on the size of your organisation.

Why choose Realise?

  • Skills aligned with industry standards: Develop knowledge and experience in line with the latest early years standards, giving you a competitive edge in the field.
  • Direct path to your job: Partner with leading employers for a faster job placement, ensuring you can step into your dream role sooner.
  • Guidance every step of the way: Receive expert guidance, personalised support, and connect with a community of passionate educators dedicated to your success.
  • Make a meaningful impact: Join a community that is all about shaping the future of young minds, letting you contribute to something bigger.
  • Gain a competitive edge: Stand out with a pre-completed DBS check and optional work experience opportunities (all in good or outstanding settings).
  • Accelerate your apprenticeships: Reduce the early years educator level 3 apprenticeship duration to a minimum of 12 months, getting you where you want to be sooner.
  • Wraparound support: Access valuable information, advice and guidance services, along with comprehensive wraparound support tailored to support your unique journey.