First Aid Courses for Childminders
Paediatric First Aid Course – 12 hours Become fully trained in using baby sign language in this three hour course. Baby sign language is using simple signs and gestures to help pre-verbal children communicate before they are able to talk. Using signs can alleviate a baby’s frustration and avoids the need for the baby to be totally dependent on crying or pointing to communicate their needs and wishes, Signing also provides visual clues which support babies’ understanding of speech. Aimed at those who work with babies, which may include nannies, childminders & au pairs, the course will contain the following: -
If you are a childminder or work within the Early Years Foundation stage, you are required to have a 12 hour paediatric first aid certificate. We have trained childminders and carers of children with over 10 years experience in specialist paediatric first aid. Courses are delivered over two Saturdays in a local venue or can be delivered in your setting including evenings and Saturdays to suit.
Our courses are interactive and present the most up-to-date information according to the UK Resuscitation Council and most importantly are fun!
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New Baby First Aid Course – 4 hours
Taught by an experienced paediatric nurse, this course covers all the essential information you need as a parent, grandparent or maternity nurse in the case of an emergency. The course can be presented locally or in your own home for up to 10 people. It is ideal for NCT groups as we offer spousal discounts.
Family First Aid Course - 4 hours
This course is designed for parents, grand-parenst, guardians and relatives to teach you the skills you need to cope with common medical emergencies within your household.
Young children who fall ill, or who have been injured often have very specific needs. This course is designed not only to give parents the knowledge and practical skills to treat their young patient but also to develop the confidence in managing an emergency which will help to comfort an reassure the infant or child at a particularly stressful time. The course covers first aid for infants, children and adults.
OCN Common Core Skills & Knowledge Course (Level 3) London Attendance Course
We offer a free CV consultancy service for candidates. This enables Nannies to demonstrate further learning to parents, further increasing their professional development.
The curriculum is developed by childcare specialists, and after delivering the training you will receive a Professional certificate as well as your accredited certificate from Open College Network. This course is delivered in London by our training partners, BabyEm. The certificate you receive is suitable for registration on the Ofsted Voluntary Register.
Please note a sufficient command of the English language will be required to successfully complete this course.
This is the recommended course for Nannies wishing to register with Ofsted under the Voluntary Childcare Register.
The curriculum is developed by childcare specialists, and after delivering the training you will receive a Professional Nanny qualification certificate from Babyem as well as your accredited certificate from Open College Network.
Dates: Learners can enrol and start the course at anytime to suit them.
Course Length: Students have 5 weeks to complete the course at home.
Learners are given 5 weeks to complete the course from the start of the course, and learners are expected to send the completed assessments back to us by email. For those learners without email all materials can be posted for an additional £20 fee which will be invoiced separately if an online booking is made.
The benefits of baby massage include: bonding, strengthens and regulates digestive, respiratory and circulatory systems; relieves symptoms of colic, gas and constipation; encourages restful sleep.
Courses are run on Sunday evenings from 5pm - 8pm
You will be continually assessed by a tutor throughout the course.
Cost £130 pp
Introduction to Safeguarding Level 1
This half-day course is a general introduction to the safeguarding and child protection of children specifically designed for anyone who comes into contact with children. This includes employees and volunteers.
This is a beginner course and you need no specific child protection skills. Covering legislation and guidance, completion of this course will enable you to develop the knowledge and the ability to understand the processes for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including those suffering, or at risk of suffering significant harm.
Safeguarding Children & Child Protection Level 1 &2
This one day course is for those who need to gain an advanced knowledge of Child Protection and those who wish to take a deeper look at child protection issues.
Aimed at those who work with children in a variety of settings, these may include schools, volunteers, health professionals, youth clubs, , community groups, dentists, family centres, PTA’s, governors, etc. The course aims to enhance awareness and encourage good practice. This includes those working towards becoming a Designated Person or Child Protection Officer, manager or policy writer.
An ideal course for those who have operational responsibility for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people, who make decisions about what action needs to be taken, contacting and liaising with other agencies involved in safeguarding children, especially children's social care.
Become fully trained in using baby sign language in this three hour course. Baby sign language is using simple signs and gestures to help pre-verbal children communicate before they are able to talk. Using signs can alleviate a baby’s frustration and avoids the need for the baby to be totally dependent on crying or pointing to communicate their needs and wishes, Signing also provides visual clues which support babies’ understanding of speech.
Aimed at those who work with babies, which may include nannies, childminders & au pairs, the course will contain the following: -