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We are now accepting applications for LINC+ Package 1, Communities of Practice in Early Learning and Care. The next release date for this Package is April 2023, applicants will be contacted closer to the release date.



1. What do I need to register?

You will need the following to register for the programme:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • PPS number
  • Telephone number
  • Year of graduation from LINC

You should be aware of our Data Protection and Data Collection Notice.



2. Who can apply?

  • Only graduates of the Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years (LINC) Programme 2016-2022.


3. What happens next?

A confirmation email will be issued to the applicant upon successful registration so that they can review the information submitted (excluding the PPS number) for completeness and accuracy.  Please check your junk/spam or promotions folder for this email. All applications are verified to ensure they meet the registration criteria. Once this process is completed all applicants will be notified by email of the status of their registration.

The first package of LINC+ Communities of practice in Early Learning and Care will be released in April 2023.



If you are already engaging in LINC+, please do not register again. This is registration for Package 1, Communities of Practice in Early Learning and Care. If you are currently doing the LINC Level 6 Programme you are not eligible for LINC+ until you have graduated.

Please note: places will not be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

 Please see Frequently Asked Questions for more information.