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Childcare is your career – keeping children and childcare professionals safe is our passion. We provide standard or tailored training courses and consultancy to ensure OFSTED and EYFS requirements are met.

IOSH Managing Safely: “Just wanted to say a big thank you for your training sessions over November. H&S is not a typically exciting topic but you are really engaging and we appreciated the time you took to get to know our businesses and how the course relates to us individually.”

Bristol Aquarium, January 2018

Why do nursery schools and childminders choose us?

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Our OFSTED and Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) ‘Level 3 award in paediatric first aid' course which is accredited by Qualsafe Awards is attended to by hundreds of childcare providers every year.

We run regular monthly courses on weekdays and weekends as well as our extended course for those seeking to gain their forest schools practitioner qualification or just looking for something a little different to challenge them!

Many courses are run in situ within a variety of environments including schools and nurseries.

In addition, we run numerous other general first aid courses, paediatric manual handling, general load handling and food safety training.  We also deliver tailor-made health and safety training for schools, nurseries, and childminders.

Our team of registered nurses teach many specialist courses including;

  • The administration of medicines to children
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • The administration of Buccal Midazolam

How can we help you with our practical health and safety consultancy solution?

From as little as £125 (+VAT) a month, our 'Hassle Free' retained consultancy service provides a bespoke health and safety solution specific to your needs and the needs of your organisation and most importantly the children in your care.

We also provide ad-hoc advice and consultancy on topics including medicines management and policy, manual handling, risk assessment and supporting children with complex handling needs.  Our consultants have a robust understanding of current legislation, OFSTED and EYFS regulation and guidance.

By improving staff competence and confidence our advice, support and guidance will help you to provide an environment where risks are appropriately controlled and the children under your supervision thrive.

How can we help you with practical health and safety training solutions?

We offer flexible courses that comply with Ofsted requirements and EYFS standards.

We provide training in the following areas, all of which are relevant to the childcare sector:

  • First Aid
  • Healthcare/medication
  • Food safety and E-Learning Food Safety
  • Practical Fire Safety and E-Learning Fire Safety
  • Practical Manual Handling and E-Learning Manual Handling
  • Health and Safety and Health & Safety E-Learning
  • Medical and Health Awareness E-Learning including Autism Awareness and Learning Disability Awareness
  • Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Awareness E-Learning
  • Safeguarding E-Learning
  • Workplace and Wellbeing E-Learning including Data Protection in the Workplace, Equality, Diversity & Discrimination and Prevent Duty

For groups with a suitable location, we can deliver a 16-hour outdoor first aid course which meets the requirements needed to gain the ‘Forest Schools Practitioner’ qualification along with the Level 3 Award in Paediatric first aid.

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Whatever your health and safety needs are, our ‘Hassle Free’ retained consultancy service is here to help.

For one-off assessments or, a tailored approach, we offer a wide range of consultancy services speak to our consultants to discuss your needs.

Health and safety for Construction, Building Management and Trades businesses, made ‘Hassle Free’ with our retained consultancy service.

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