Manual Handling for Child Carers Level 2
This course is designed to provide valuable knowledge and skills to those who work with children, including childminders, nursery staff, and nannies. Manual handling is a crucial aspect of childcare, and it is essential to ensure that you can handle children safely and without risk of injury to yourself or the child.
In this webinar, you will learn about the risks and hazards associated with manual handling and the importance of proper lifting techniques. We will also cover the legal requirements and regulations related to manual handling in childcare.
Aim: To recognise the principles of safe manual handling of children and the importance of risk assessment before any manual handling task.
Certification: Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.
Duration: 3 hours
- Have an understanding of legislation relating to manual handling
- Understand basic anatomy & physiology of the spine
- Understand and practice the principles of safe manual handling
- Assess manual handling operations, reducing the risk where reasonably practicable
Early Years Courses
Aim: To raise awareness of an adult's role when working with children and young people and to ensure they understand how to protect the safety of young people as well as to be aware of sensitive situations in which they may find themselves.
Aim: To introduce first aid to learners who have children and babies in their care and to enable them to recognise and respond to a paediatric emergency.
Aim: To identify the health and safety issues relating to those working in the child care environment.