Training for Care has a range of short courses for people working in childcare.
Moving and Handling
Training for Care has developed 3 courses specifically to meet the training need of the childcare sector.
Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most childcare employees and carers.
Poor moving and handling practice when moving play equipment, lifting babies/small children and pulling buggies can lead to:
- back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to an inability to work
- moving and handling accidents – which can injure both the child being moved and the person assisting
Our Moving and Handling – Working with Children courses are for all those who work with or provide support to babies, children and young people.
Working with Children with Additional Needs? Standard manual handling and hoist training courses in line with the Scottish Manual Handling Passport (SMHPS) covering modules A, B, C, D and E developed in relation to handling babies, children and young people.
We can also provide a tailored training plan to meet the specific needs for informal carers or for carers of a specific client.
The trainers delivering these courses are all registered healthcare professionals with a specific interest or specialism in paediatric manual handling.
If you would like some professional advice, our Moving and Handling Course Director will be happy to help.
With the introduction of Millie’s Law in England and Wales, all newly qualified staff working in early years settings are now required to have a specific Paediatric First Aid certificate.
In anticipation of similar guidance being introduced in Scotland, and to help our customers ensure they are providing the best standard of care, we are pleased to now offer the two standard Paediatric First Aid courses:
Both these courses are available for open course and group bookings.
open course dates:
|Emergency Paediatric First Aid||10th December||9:30 - 4:30|
|Paediatric First Aid (2 days)||Day 1 - 21st January|
Day 2 - 22nd January
|9:30 - 4:30|
We also offer the CPR & Anaphylaxis (Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis) course which is available for group bookings.
Millie’s Mark (Inspiring excellence in paediatric first aid) has inspired many nurseries in England to go beyond the minimum requirement having all members of staff trained in paediatric first aid. Find out more: www.milliesmark.com
Training for Care offers an interactive Child Protection Awareness course with group discussion and small group exercises after each topic, and is suitable for all staff working in nurseries, playgroups and after-school clubs. Available for open course and group bookings.
Open Course Dates:
|Child Protection Awareness||tbc|
Training for Care offers the standard REHIS Introduction to Food Hygiene course which is suitable for staff working in nurseries/after school clubs who prepare/clear away snacks. If you prepare and cook ‘high risk’ foods (meat, dairy products, eggs, fish, and cooked rice), then the REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene course would be suitable. Both these courses are available for open course and group bookings.
Open Course Dates:
|Introduction to Food Hygiene||20th November||9:30 - 12:00|
|Elementary Food Hygiene||tbc||-|