Do you want to train as a childcare professional? Perhaps you’re already a nursery nurse, nanny or play worker looking to continue your professional development?
Whether you’re starting out in your career in early years or looking to develop your childcare knowledge and skills further, we strongly believe training can help you prepare for a new role, get the most out of your current job and within the current competitive market a childcarer who refreshes and expands their skills and knowledge will definitely stand out from the crowd in the eyes of potential employers.
Depending on your areas of interest there are a huge selection of courses on offer, we have put together some of the current training options available for you.
This course looks at the development of children and the way they learn in different cultural, educational and social contexts.
As a childcarer it important to understand what children should be able to achieve and when and their developmental milestones in all areas; physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social.
Courses will also cover;
Designed for childcarers with previous baby experience looking to develop their career or focus specifically in this area, such as maternity nurses, night nannies, sleep trainers, doulas and feeding specialists.
Courses cover all the latest methods and practices and aim to provide candidates with all the skills and knowledge they need to become a highly effective and professional maternity carer.
Courses can include;
Designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the links between food, hygiene and health.
Course will include;
Learn more about the diet and nutritional needs for children and young people
Courses provide an;
This course is designed with nannies and other home-based childcarers in mind, in order to help build on their existing knowledge and experience. It is focused on improving and developing the skills required to work with children.
The common core areas include: communicating with children, young people, their parents and carers, Child and young person development, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the child, supporting transitions, multi-agency team working and information sharing.
Successful completion this course enables childcarers to register with Ofsted.
Children are vulnerable and they rely on adults to help them to feel safe and secure but would you know what to do if you suspected a child you knew might be at risk of harm?
These courses will help you be confident in understanding your role and responsibilities in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children, including;
As a professional childcarer you are privy to a lot of personal and private information about the children in your care and their families. It is important that you know and can demonstrate to parents that you know your responsibilities when it comes to handling personal information and how to act within the law. Courses are done online.
This course covers all aspects of internet safety from parental controls to cyberbullying, what the risks are to children and what to tell them. This course is popular with childcarers and parents and aims to raise awareness of how children and young people use technology and the associated risks involved.
Outlining the importance of observing children and planning to meet their individual needs as well as providing detailed guidance on how to do this, will include;
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