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Risk Assessment for Early Years

Risk Assessment for Early Years
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1-2 hours
£18 +VAT per person

Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at everyone working in Early Years settings including childminders and nursery staff.

Course Aim -
Course content has been developed in line with national Health and Safety guidelines and the EYFS Statutory Framework.

Course content -
• The importance of risk assessment
• Responsibilty for carrying out risk assessments
• The 5 steps of risk assessment
• Step 1 - Identify the hazards
• Step 2 - Decide who might be harmed and how
• Step 3 - Evaluate the risks and decide on precautions
• Step 4 - Record your findings, develop an action plan and put it into action • Step 5 - Regularly review your assessment and update, if necessary
• Ofsted Inspection and Risk Assessment
• Focus on the risks of slips, trips and falls

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the learner should be able to:

• understand the importance of risk assessment • identify hazards and evaluate risk
• describe how to carry out a risk assessment
• explain the review process

Duration: 1-2 hours

Assessment and Certification -
Continuous self-checks throughout the course (100% pass mark required to progress to next lesson) and an end of course multiple choice test with a 70% pass mark.

On successful completion, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have passed the course.

Accreditation: This course has been approved by the CPD Accreditation Group Verifiable CPD points: 2

Access -
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace and log in and out as often as they wish

Features -
Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features. Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course