Health and Safety in Early Years

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What is the Health and Safety in the Early Years online course?

As a Childcare Practitioner, it’s essential that you adopt healthy and safe practices in the workplace, to ensure the children in your care are safe and secure, and their welfare is prioritised. Delve into the extensive topic of health and safety, and get to grips with some of the key aspects that are directly related with working in an early years environment.

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Health and Safety in Early Years

Adopt health and safety practices in your childcare environment to ensure children are safe and secure with this Health and Safety in the Early Years course. 

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Course Code EC112466
Course type Online Course
Course Access 1 Year
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)
Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10,iOS
Browsers Internet Explorer 8 or above,Google Chrome,Safari 8,Mozilla Firefox
Compatibility Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android

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Who is it for

Is the Health and Safety in the Early Years online course right for me?

This course is ideally suited to you if you are working in a managerial or team leader role, but this isn’t completely necessary. The course is also suitable to all individuals who work in an early years environment, regardless of their job role.


How will the Health and Safety in the Early Years course advance my career?

This course is vital for all Childcare Practitioners, so you can identify and manage potential hazards and keep the children safe, but also encourage them to look after themselves.

Why study with us

Why study the Health and Safety in the Early Years online course with e-Careers?

  • Study online, at a time that is convenient to you. All course material required to pass the lesson is available online, and accessible at any time.
  • A technical support team is available to help you if there are any technical-related issues with the courseware during your study time.
  • Study at home, or on the move, with courseware compatibility that spans a range of platforms.
  • Work your way through a variety of resources to suit your learning style, including PowerPoint presentations, videos, tutorials and downloadable activity sheets. Test your progress with a health and safety quiz to see where gaps in your knowledge may lie.
  • Embrace the recommended independent learning resources, and extend your knowledge even further, covering subject areas such as walk to school schemes, school trips, notifiable diseases, first aid and risk assessment.
  • Complete the course by working your way through a simple multiple choice assessment.
  • Go on to complete further health and safety training and add some valuable skills to your CV.
  • Your children’s welfare, health and safety will be in safe hands once you have finished your health and safety training!

Course Details

What does the Health and Safety in the Early Years online course cover?

  • Learn how to establish a safe and secure environment for children, and recognise the importance of using risk assessments to raise everybody’s awareness to potential dangers.
  • Identify ways in which practitioners can prevent safety hazards.
  • Look at ways in which leaders can maintain a healthy, safe and secure environment for children, particularly with regards to hygiene practices including washing hands properly. Understand basic hygiene and how to promote it within an early years service.
  • Learn more about the procedures for accidents, injuries, illnesses and other emergencies.
  • Explore ways in which you can encourage children to manage risk for themselves, to promote independence and safeguard future well-being.
  • Look at the EYFS statutory framework and get to grips with Section 3, which covers the safeguarding and welfare requirements, and promoting children’s welfare.
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