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This course will provide the students with the skills and knowledge to perform and practice the best handling techniques when working in childcare.
In recent years, daily childcare has become an extremely popular and rewarding business. However, the responsibilities when dealing with young children can put a strain on the carers, especially as most of their work requires a physical element.
This course is designed with such stresses in mind and will help to keep your child carers safe and happy in their daily duties.
The students will learn and fully understand and be able to discuss all of below:
Manual handling legislation, and additional legislation and guidance relating to handling children.
Handling policies and procedures.
Ergonomics and risk assessments.
Safer and team handling, and communication.
Demonstrate safe moving of inanimate object (student’s participation), and correct children handling procedures.
The nature of handling needs for higher numbers of children and conflicting demands.
Common issues related to the manual handling of children and young people.
Environmental issues such as indoor and outdoor play.
Personal emergency evacuation plans.
Full course content will be sent to you when you enrol.