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First-rate first aid training appropriate training for our particular needs. All the staff agreed with this statement.

Head Teacher - RC School

Early Years and Schools

Introduction to training for early years, childcare and schools…

Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate of competence, valid for 3 years.

At First Response Training, we work with hundreds of schools, pre-schools, nurseries, childcare agencies, children’s playgrounds and activity centres every year to deliver a range of first aid, health and safety and special focus training for their staff. We also work with many local authorities to provide contracted training for their early years and childcare workforce.

Our Curriculum Team ensures that training provided for this sector meets relevant standards such as the criteria set out by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework and Ofsted guidelines. Courses are also carefully developed to comply with relevant legislation and national priorities, such as the Childcare Act 2006, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010, Every Child Matters and the 2020 Children and Young People’s Workforce Strategy.

First Aid

Childcare providers must have measures in place to minimise and, as far as possible, prevent injuries to children. Guidelines stated under the EYFS Statutory Framework for children aged 0-5 and the Childcare Register for the care of older children require, as a minimum, that at least one person caring for the children has an appropriate first aid qualification. Policies for first aid provision in schools are set by the local authority. They should adhere to HSE regulations and guidance provided by the Department for Education (DfE). Schools should ensure they have staff qualified in paediatric first aid as well as emergency first aid.

First Aid

Childcare providers must have measures in place to minimise and, as far as possible, prevent injuries to children. Guidelines stated under the EYFS Statutory Framework for children aged 0-5 and the Childcare Register for the care of older children require, as a minimum, that at least one person caring for the children has an appropriate first aid qualification. Policies for first aid provision in schools are set by the local authority. They should adhere to HSE regulations and guidance provided by the Department for Education (DfE). Schools should ensure they have staff qualified in paediatric first aid as well as emergency first aid.

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Health and Safety

In accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, all childcare or education provision must maintain safe working conditions and ensure that all employees, paid or voluntary, are sufficiently aware of and practise safe systems of working and are able to protect the health, safety and welfare of the children in their care.

Health and Safety

In accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, all childcare or education provision must maintain safe working conditions and ensure that all employees, paid or voluntary, are sufficiently aware of and practise safe systems of working and are able to protect the health, safety and welfare of the children in their care.

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Fire Safety

In accordance with the The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the EYFS Statutory Framework and requirements under the Childcare Register, childcare providers must ensure that children receiving care are kept safe from harm, and this includes fire safety. This means undertaking fire risk assessments and ensuring that staff members have undergone appropriate training and instruction.

Fire Safety

In accordance with the The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the EYFS Statutory Framework and requirements under the Childcare Register, childcare providers must ensure that children receiving care are kept safe from harm, and this includes fire safety. This means undertaking fire risk assessments and ensuring that staff members have undergone appropriate training and instruction.

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Food Hygiene

Food safety is very important for childcare, as children are a vulnerable group and can be more seriously affected by food poisoning than adults. Childcare providers registered with Ofsted will be automatically registered as a food business with their local authority and could therefore receive a food safety inspection. Anyone involved in food processes within schools or as part of childcare provision must undergo adequate training to enable them to meet food hygiene regulations and keep food, and the children who eat it, safe.

Food Hygiene

Food safety is very important for childcare, as children are a vulnerable group and can be more seriously affected by food poisoning than adults. Childcare providers registered with Ofsted will be automatically registered as a food business with their local authority and could therefore receive a food safety inspection. Anyone involved in food processes within schools or as part of childcare provision must undergo adequate training to enable them to meet food hygiene regulations and keep food, and the children who eat it, safe.

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Special Focus

Individuals working within schools or childcare settings may come into contact with children who have specialist needs or they may encounter specific risks or situations relating to the children in their care. It is important that they receive suitable training to enable them to address these requirements while ensuring that no children are treated less favourably, disadvantaged or harmed in any way.

Special Focus

Individuals working within schools or childcare settings may come into contact with children who have specialist needs or they may encounter specific risks or situations relating to the children in their care. It is important that they receive suitable training to enable them to address these requirements while ensuring that no children are treated less favourably, disadvantaged or harmed in any way.

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Testimonials

First-rate first aid training appropriate training for our particular needs. All the staff agreed with this statement.

Head Teacher - RC School