First Aid Courses for Parents

Paediatric First Aid Course – 6 hour                                                                                                                                          01883 330899

This one day course is ideal for those who are applying to be OFSTED registered as a nanny and suitable for parents, au-pairs, babysitters and sports coaches.

Covering:


  • Planning for first aid emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Recording accidents and incidents
  • Appropriate contents for a first aid kit
  • Resuscitation procedures appropriate to the age of children being cared for
At the end of the course all delegates receive a first aid certificate valid for 3 years. 

Intensive Paediatric First Aid Course (6 hours) London 

This 6 hour paediatric first aid course is suitable for Nannies, Aupairs and Parents. The first aid course covers all the necessary requirements for registration on the Ofsted Voluntary register. The course takes place on Sunday’s on a monthly basis in London. A sufficient command of the English language is needed to successfully pass this course.

(Please note: This course is not suitable for under 8′s childminders who need to do a 12 hour course). The course takes place on Sundays on a monthly basis and is delivered by our training partner BabyEM.

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.

  • Infant, Child and Adult CPR
  • Choking and drowning
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Convulsions, seizures and croup
  • Meningitis, allergic reations
  • How to make an effective 999 call

    New Baby First Aid Course – 4 hours

    Taught by an experienced paediatric trainer, 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.

    Covering:
  • Safety in the home – including sleep safety
  • Infant Resuscitation and Basic Life Support
  • Airway problems including choking and drowning
  • Meningitis and febrile convulsions
  • First Aid treatment for burns, fractures and other common injuries

At the end of the course you will receive further course resources and most importantly peace of mind that you can act confidently and calmly in an emergency situation at home.

Baby Signing

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: -

  • ·         Comprehensive training for Childcare Professionals (3 hours in total)
  • ·         TinyTalk Signing Pack, including 150 signs and 21 hints and tips
  • ·         Certificate of attendance
  • ·         Use of the TinyTalk logo for your advertising
  • ·         Communication policy documents with links to the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ Framework
  • ·         An information letter for the parents of the children in your care
  • ·         Assessment record sheets for the children with guidelines
Cost £55

The Enchanted Babyproofing Service  

We are committed to providing families with peace of mind by creating a safe and healthy environment for babies and toddlers to explore, learn and grow.

As a parent, your number one concern is the safety of your infant, baby or toddler. Identifying hidden hazards and purchasing the correct baby safety equipment is just the beginning of baby proofing.

Installing a baby gate, cupboard locks or other safety products correctly can be challenging for any new parent. To help minimise dangers and prevent costly damage to your home, let us do the work for you.

You will save:

  • Time
  • Money
  • Frustration
  • Costly Damage to your Home
  • (Offering a NO HOLES option for your stair bannisters!)
     
  • 1) Your safety consultant will perform a complete walk-through of your home and provide a detailed, itemised estimate.
     
  • 2) You decide how much or how little work you would like to have done.
     
  • 3) We baby proof your home the SAME DAY! Providing Safety and Peace of Mind to help keep your baby safe
     
OCN Maternity Award Level 3

Enchanted are pleased to be offering the OCN Maternity Award Level 3 course.

This respected qualification provides those wanting to become Maternity Nurses or those already working with babies an opportunity to further their skills. The Postnatal Maternity Care Award provides a comprehensive overview of the Maternity Nurses role through addressing all aspects of mother and newborn baby care, as well as the practical support and guidance required within the family home environment. This course is accredited at level 3 through OCN.


The course is held over 2 days (weekends) at the training centre with 6 weeks research and home study to complete coursework (there are no exams!)

The cost is £455.

The Course content includes: Role & Responsibilities of a Maternity Nurse, Health & Care of Newborns, Infant Skin Problems (acne, eczema, etc.) Colic & Reflux, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Sleep in Newborns, infant soothing techniques, winding, Routines,Health & Care of Post Natal Mums, Breast Feeding – Positioning/Attachment, Expressing and Overcoming Difficulties, Gaining Newborn Experience, Meningitis, Becoming self employed, Contracts, Interviews & creating a winning CV, Finding employment as a Maternity Nurse, Working with Agencies.

The Courses  are held at weekends to accommodate those who cannot take time off from work or family during weekdays. 

Book and pay a non-refundable deposit of £50 to secure your place.  Email headoffice@enchantedchildcare.com to request an invoice and an info pack.

Baby Massage

The Enchanted baby massage courses provides a warm and relaxing introduction to the basics of developmental infant massage. Our baby massage training courses are suitable for parents and carers who are looking to learn a valuable skills for life. The benefits of baby massage are significant, impressive and undisputed and are widely endorsed by medical practitioners across the world.

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

Babyproofing Service
Intensive Paediatric First Aid Course (6 hour)
OCN Common Core Skills Training - Distance Learning from home
Baby Massage
Baby Signing
OCN Care of Multiples
OCN Common Core Skills Course - Oxford attendance
OCN Common Core Skills Course - Guildford attendance
Family First Aid
Paediatric First Aid Course - 1 day (6 hour)
Paediatric First Aid Course - 2 days (12 hours)
New Baby First Aid Course - 4 hours
OCN Maternity Award Level 3
 
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