Good communication is the gateway to learning, friendships, academic achievement and success at work

Early Voices, transforming lives through communication

Early Voices is a national professional development and training programme for Health Visitors to increase their knowledge in early speech language and communication development in order to achieve higher impact with the families that they work with. Health visitors can have an extremely positive impact on young children's speech, language and communication development and we are thrilled to be able to work directly with this crucial workforce.

How will the programme work?

The Early Voices programme seeks to recruit Health Visitors to take on the role of ‘Communication Leader’ in their locality. Communication Leaders will receive:

  • A fully funded place on a Level 3 qualification in speech, language and communication. 
  • Training from The Communication Trust (TCT) covering the expected levels of early speech, language and communication development and evidence based strategies on how to support speech, language and communication.
  • The opportunity to lead and cascade learning locally

Find out more & apply

Applications for the pilot project are now closed. We will update this page should further TCT opportunities become available for health visitors.