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1 Day Introduction to Nannying: Common Core Skills Training: LIVE ONLINE LEARNING

From: £59.75

Do you need Ofsted Voluntary Childcare registration? This very popular, certificated, weekend one-day course has been carefully mapped to Ofsted’s requirements for registration and covers all aspects of Common Core Skills.

COVID-19 Update August 2020: This session is taught in our virtual classroom via Zoom video conferencing 9.30-4.30. We’ll send you a login link to join which you can open on your laptop, mobile smartphone, computer or tablet. You’ll tutor will be delivering this session to you live during the day. The reason why virtual classes are so popular is that you won’t need to leave your home or where ever you happen to be to access this class.  You will be able to mute the microphone so you can relax and enjoy the all day course and ‘un-mute’ it if you wish to pose questions .Most importantly you will be able to fully take part. When the class is over the session will end and you will click your ‘end meeting’ button to leave the session.

The Introduction to Nannying Certificated Course acts as both a starter course for anyone considering a career in childcare and for those who are already working as childcarers, it is mapped to OFSTED’s registration requirements, teaching the ‘Common Core Skills’ for OFSTED registration.  But more than all of this it is also perfect for you if you just want to know more about childcare.

Need to combine the training with Paediatric First Aid, getting a DBS and more? Check out our Training Bundles for best combination and money off!

Consider this course if you are:

  • Wishing to register on the Ofsted voluntary register
  • A Nanny
  • An Au Pair
  • A babysitter
  • Considering a career in childcare
  • Interested in increasing your knowledge of childcare

You are assessed informally throughout the day by the trainer.

Want to add on DBS check, paediatric first aid and other options check out our training bundles which are our ‘best value’ products click here for info

Dates

08.08.20

22.08.20

05.09.20

19.09.20

26.09.20

10.10.20

24.10.20

07.11.20

21.11.20

05.12.20

 

 

“Very very happy with the course, amazing teacher and loads of new knowledge gained”

Ariadna, student August 2018

 

Homebased care

 

Can’t see a date that works for you? Why not let us arrange a bespoke session for you and your friends, community or colleagues? Contact us for details.

Browse the calendar to select your required date, available public dates for this course are highlighted in green, then press ‘Book now‘ to proceed.

classroom and on line paediatric first aid course

L3 Paediatric First Aid Award £69.50, 12 hr blended learning made up of 1 Classroom Day combined with an E-Learning module

From: £69.50

COVID19 pandemic update: We have resumed delivery of Paediatric First Aid courses for people where it is essential for their job role. We will monitor the situation closely and operate within Government guidelines. Should that guidance change and you have booked Paediatric First Aid training and we are unable to deliver the session, we will move you to the next available date when the session will be delivered which is convenient for you. Please watch for further updates.

We have carried out a full risk assessment and have put measures in place to minimize any risk. Our classes will be following social distancing guidelines and we have adjusted practical assessments to avoid physical contact with other students. If you have any questions or concerns our staff team will be happy to speak with you.

Paediatric First Aid and Common Core Skills are two of our most popular sessions! Click this hotlink if you want to go straight to Common Core Skills, read below about 12 hr Paediatric First Aid:

This accredited full paediatric first aid course suitable for both the Ofsted Compulsory and Voluntary registers is taught by blended learning. Learners are each given their own unique login code to access 6 hours interactive paediatric first aid training. Log in is available 24/7 when it’s most convenient for learners to do the course which minimises disruption if you are working during the day. The E-Learning segment can be easily accessed from computers, laptops and tablets. Students can choose to complete this module in one go or by logging in and out as they complete each segment.

When learners have completed this 6-hour module they will attend a one-day practical and theoretical session on one of our classroom dates in one of our Training Rooms.

Classroom day sessions run from 9.15-5.00 and are taught in one of our training rooms (July and August in Bow, London – 5 minutes walk from Mile End Station) from September we hope to return to our Holborn training room, close to Holborn Tube Station, London.

Rest assured that by choosing Riverside Cares to deliver your training, you will always be taught by a highly experienced trainer whose aim is to ensure you know what to do should a medical accident or emergency occur.

You must complete your eLearning prior to your classroom day. If you are not sure which classroom date you require, you may complete your eLearning module first and then book your classroom date. Please contact us for more information.

If you would like to buy the course and handbook bundle at a reduced price please click here 

The course:

QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RFQ)

  • 1-day training in your setting (6 hrs or 2x 3 hrs) preceded by completing a self-guided E-Learning module accessible via the internet with special log-in and full support supplied by Riverside Cares
  • Teaching dates available throughout the year
  • This course complies with both the Ofsted voluntary and compulsory registration requirements
  • Fully certificated for 3 years
  • Suitable for early years settings, child-minders, creches, schools and anyone who wishes to equip themselves with this vital knowledge
  • Idea course for staff undertaking the responsibilities associated with being a First Aider in an early-years setting.
  • An excellent choice for Early Years practitioners who require a Paediatric First Aid qualification which meets the requirements of the EYFS.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment, for example providing CPR to a casualty on the floor

Department of Education legislation requires all newly qualified level two and three childcarers in Early Years settings to have either an emergency paediatric first aid or full paediatric first-aid certificate. Riverside Cares offers both courses.

This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language (if you have English as a second language we would suggest equal to functioning English L2) in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Early Years settings are legally required to have on-site at all times at least one person with a valid full 12-hour paediatric first aid certificate the person needs to be available on-site and when the setting accompanies children on trips.

Booking this course: Contact Riverside Cares Team via this link 

Please note that candidates between the age of 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment, for example providing CPR to a casualty on the floor

Booking this course

Option One:

  • Choose a date for your classroom based day
  • Leave a 48-hour gap between completion of your e-learning module and attending your classroom day

Option Two:

  • Not sure of which date to choose for your classroom based day? Contact our team who will guide you

Classroom-based day:

15.08.20           Saturday ONE SPACE

22.08.20           Saturday

06.09.20           Sunday

20.09.20           Sunday

11.10.20           Sunday

17.10.20           Saturday

01.11.20           Sunday

14.11.20           Saturday

29.11.20           Sunday

12.12.20           Saturday

 

Can’t see a date that works for you? Why not let us arrange a bespoke session for you and your friends, community or colleagues? Contact us for details.

Browse the calendar to select your required date, available public dates for this course are highlighted in green, then press ‘Book now‘ to proceed.

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Nanny Ofsted Registration Bundle: Paediatric First Aid 12 hr blended learning L3 + 1 Day Common Core Skills Virtual Learning

£122.00

Combines two important courses for one great price, giving you the perfect combo for career nannies.

Paediatric First Aid 12hr comprises one classroom day, taught in our Bow Classroom in August (5 minutes walk from the tube and DLR) and back to our Holborn classroom easily accessed from Holborn Tube Station in the Autumn. The Paediatric First Aid Course begins with a 6 hours interactive E-Learning module which is accessible from your computer or tablet or laptop via a unique login code we supply you with.

COVID19 Pandemic Update: We have now resumed delivery of Paediatric First Aid courses for people where it is essential for their job role. We will monitor the situation closely and operate within Government guidelines. Should that guidance change and you have booked Paediatric First Aid training and we are unable to deliver the session, we will move you to the next available date when the session will be delivered which is convenient for you. Please watch for further updates.

We have carried out a full risk assessment and have put measures in place to minimize any risk. Our classes will be following social distancing guidelines and we have adjusted practical assessments to avoid physical contact with other students. If you have any questions or concerns our staff team will be happy to speak with you.

Common Core Skills (CCS) comprises one-day Virtual Learning

In order to ensure the wellbeing of our students and trainers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Common Core Skills training will be delivered in our virtual classroom. You will be able to access your training session from the comfort of your home and take part in the class via your computer, tablet, laptop or mobile smartphone. When you are logged in (and we’ll show you how) you will be able to see and speak with your tutor, ask questions and fully take part in a live interactive session with the added bonus of choosing a comfortable spot to receive your training!

Choose your training dates from a huge selection noted below

Course info: Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (combined classroom and e-learning)

Course info: 1 day Common Core Skills training course

1 day Common Core Skills £59.75 + L3 Paediatric First Aid £69.50

Full price £129.25

Bundle Price £124.00

Choose your study dates from the selection below for each course and just note them in the special requirements box when you fill out your contact details during the checkout process, our team will pick up the message and secure your requested dates for you!

Common Core Skills dates:

08.08.20     Saturday

22.08.20     Saturday

05.09.20     Saturday

19.09.20     Saturday

26.09.20     Saturday

10.10.20     Saturday

24.10.20     Saturday

07.07.20     Saturday

21.11.20     Saturday

05.12.20     Saturday

Classroom dates L3 Paediatric First Aid (remember you need to give yourself a few days to complete your 12 hours E-Learning module):

15.08.20           Saturday

22.08.20           Saturday

06.09.20           Sunday

20.09.20           Sunday

11.10.20           Sunday

17.10.20           Saturday

01.11.20           Sunday

14.11.20           Saturday

29.11.20           Sunday

12.12.20           Saturday

“Very very happy with the course, amazing teacher and loads of new knowledge gained”

Ariadna

Need to add on a DBS Check? We’re also offering:

Nanny Training Bundle combines the above plus a DBS check, the perfect combo for your CV click here to book that combo

 

Training with Riverside Cares: Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

 

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Emergency First Aid at Work (6 hours) Group Session

£375.00

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work RQF 6 hours 

Do you have staff who need to act as an ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ practitioner? This qualification, regulated by the awarding body Qualification Network meets HSE requirements. It is designed for those working in low-risk workplaces or high-risk areas with small numbers of staff.

Need to know info:

Classes will take place in your setting or community centre. If you do wish to hire a room we have a selection around London.

Assessments will take place throughout the training day, alongside a multiple-choice test.

Certificates are valid for three years.

This course can be delivered as a one day course or over two half-day sessions, taught in a relaxed informative environment by highly experienced First Aid instructors using a variety of learning methods.

Cost

Group sessions delivered in your setting £375 for up to 12 students (plus £10.00 per certificate)

Additional student numbers can be accommodated (if we deliver the training to more than 12 students we will need to allocate an additional trainer).  Please ask us for a quotation.

CLICK THIS LIVE LINK CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO FIND OUT MORE AND ARRANGE YOUR SESSION 

 

Managing Challenging Behaviour Confidently, Live Online Learning: FREE EVENT 45 Minutes 6th August 2020 11-11.45

Free

Are you having to deal with challenging or difficult behaviour from your child or children you look after?

Let’s face it, every child has one of those moments when tempers flare which can quickly morph into them throwing, kicking or shouting.  In the midst of it, you can feel quite helpless and having the tools to react appropriately can be invaluable.  You can learn how to diffuse a situation and support a child to develop and gain the skills they need to regulate their behaviour.

We’ll be talking about effective strategies that you can use and how you feel when you are at the receiving end of the challenging behaviour, whether it is refusing to wear certain clothes or it is a full-blown tantrum. We’ll explore how you feel when the tantrum is in full flight and how you can help a child to regulate their behaviour.

Session date:

23rd July 2020 11-11.45

 

How does this Live Online Session work?

The session will be held via Zoom video conferencing. We’ll send you a login link to join which you can open on your laptop, mobile smartphone, computer or tablet. You’ll be taught by Jill who will be delivering this session to you live. She will be offering advice, really useful tips and strategies grounded in a wealth of underpinning knowledge, and you will have opportunities to ask her questions and share thoughts with each other. The reason why virtual classes are so popular is that you won’t need to leave your home or where ever you happen to be to access this class. You will be able to pose questions and fully take part.  If you have a little one with you this class will also work perfectly, you simply mute the microphone so you can relax and enjoy the session. You can also switch off your video camera and simply view Jill. When the class is over the session will end and you will click your ‘end meeting’ button to leave the session.

 

First Aid Handbook

£5.25

FIRST AID HANDBOOK

LEVEL 3 (INTERMEDIATE/SUPERVISING)

Designed to provide a simple, easy-to-understand guide for emergency first-aiders or those studying towards a qualification, it is full of up-to-date information, engaging illustrations and real-life images that bring context to learning.

The book has been written by a leading first-aid trainer and former military medic and contains plenty of ‘Helpful Hints’ to help you become a better first-aider.

The book covers:

  • the role and responsibilities of the first-aider
  • assessing an incident
  • managing an unresponsive casualty
  • the respiratory system
  • wounds and bleeding
  • shock
  • seizures
  • dealing with minor injuries
  • other injuries

Allergies Add on Training

£10.00

Allergies add-on training

Course attendees for Paediatric First Aid and Adult First Aid have the opportunity to add on this short certificated session. Our office will send you a course description

 

first aid kit for paediatric first aid training courses

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid 12 Hour (taught in your setting over two days)

£700.00

QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) allows you to be defined as a Paediatric First Aider in your workplace in line with Ofsted regulations. This two day course fully satisfies the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED. Certificates will be valid for three years.

Suitable for:

  • Nurseries
  • Foundation Stage in Schools
  • Playgroups
  • Children Centres
  • Childminders
  • Home-based childcarers

You will be assessed throughout each day and undertake a multiple choice test. Certificates are valid for three years.

For groups of up to 12 students £700.00 + certificates £10 per person

Contact us  for details.

Sepsis in Children: On Line Learning, Certificated Short Course

£5.00

Sepsis in Children

An online course where you will learn what sepsis is, how to recognise it and how to try to prevent a child from becoming septic.

This course can be accessed via your computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone

Set your own learning pace and complete the course with an online quiz

When you have successfully completed this short course you will be able to print off the Certificate

This course acts as a standalone short course and as an accompanying course to Paediatric First Aid training

Encouraging Healthy Eating in Babies and Toddlers for Childcare Professionals: Free Session via Zoom

Free

Encouraging Healthy eating in Babies and Toddlers Virtual Session

13th May 2020  10.30-11.15

 

Join us for this free online class with Jill Wheatcroft

During this session we will be exploring:

When should you start weaning?

Challenges for transitioning from breastfeeding to solids in a nursery setting

Baby Led Weaning and other options

Faddy Eaters, is there such a thing?

Can Food Allergies be passed on?

How to avoid slipping into the food-as-a-reward habit

Getting past ‘food refusal’

Really understanding portion size

Role modelling – when and why does this matter

Ways of increasing fruit and veg in the diet

Feed Your Children Well All Day Web Event

Free

 

Live web event Thursday 30th April

9.30-5.00

Riverside Cares together with The Child Feeding Guide

Expert support for Parents and Professionals
Post your questions and speak to the experts via zoom* about
Allergies
Food rejection,
Mirroring adults eating behaviour,
Trying new foods,
Protecting a child with allergies when they are in the care of other people,
How to deal with anaphylaxis,
How to comfort children in times of stress.
If you have a great tip or woe we’d love to hear that too!

*Check back in for details about the live zoom sessions! we’ll be adding information about how to access in the near future 

 

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Paediatric First Aid Award 12 hour Level 3 blended learning: 1 Day training in your setting (for up to 12 learners) combined with an E-Learning module £400

£400.00

This accredited full paediatric first aid course suitable for both the Ofsted Compulsory and Voluntary registers is taught by blended learning. Learners are each given their own unique login code to access 6 hour interactive paediatric first aid training. Log in is available 24/7 when its most convenient for learners to do the course which minimises disruption in the day to day running of your setting. The E-Learning segment can be easily accessed from computers, laptops and tablets. Students can choose to complete this module in one go or by logging in and out as they complete each segment.

When learners have completed this module they will attend a one day practical session either in pre-arranged to be held in your setting on a convenient day, which can include at the weekends. Alternatively we can arrange for the learners to attend the practical session on one of our classroom dates in our Holborn Training room (a short walk from the tube station).  If you elect to receive the practical session in your setting we will agree a convenient date with you in advance. Rest assured that by choosing Riverside Cares to deliver your training, you will always taught by a highly experienced trainer whose aim is to ensure you know what to do should a medical accident or emergency occur.

You must complete your ELearning prior to your classroom day. If you are not sure which classroom date you require, you may complete your ELearning module first and then book your classroom date. Please contact us for more information.

£400 for up to 12 (plus certificates £10.00 per person)

QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

  • 1 day training in your setting (6 hrs or 2x 3 hrs) preceded by completing a self guided E-Learning module accessible via the internet with special log-in and full support supplied by Riverside Cares
  • Optional extra, Epi-Pen Training (price on application based on no. of attendees)
  • Teaching dates available throughout the year
  • This course complies with both the Ofsted voluntary and compulsory registration requirements
  • Fully certificated for 3 years
  • Suitable for early years settings, child-minders, creches, schools and anyone who wishes to equip themselves with this vital knowledge
  • Idea course for staff undertaking the responsibilities associated with being a First Aider in an early years setting.
  • Excellent choice for Early Years practitioners who require a paediatric First Aid qualification which meets the requirements of the EYFS.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment, for example providing CPR to a casualty on the floor

If a student in your group cannot attend on the training day we can also offer the ‘single student option’ at £68.00 per person

Department of Education legislation requires all newly qualified level two and three child carers to have either an emergency paediatric first aid or full paediatric first aid certificate. Riverside Cares offers both courses.

Early Years settings are legally required to have on site at all times at least one person with a valid full 12 hour paediatric first aid certificate the person needs to be available on site and when the setting accompanies children on trips.

Booking this course: Contact Riverside Cares Team via this link 

 

CPR Face Shields (Pack of 3)

£6.00

3 CPR resuscitation face masks in handy bags on a keyring.

Each has a one-way valve that prevents direct contact with the casualty’s face, mouth or nose.

L3 Paediatric First Aid Award 12 hr blended learning made up of 1 Classroom Day combined with an E-Learning module + First Aid Handbook

£73.00

Paediatric First Aid 12 hr + First Aid handbook

Course £69.50. + Handbook special price for course attendees £3.50 = £73.00 (course booklet as stand-alone item £5.50 – students save £2.00)

This accredited full paediatric first aid course suitable for both the Ofsted Compulsory and Voluntary registers is taught by blended learning. Learners are each given their own unique login code to access 6 hours interactive paediatric first aid training. Log in is available 24/7 when it’s most convenient for learners to do the course which minimises disruption if you are working during the day. The E-Learning segment can be easily accessed from computers, laptops and tablets. Students can choose to complete this module in one go or by logging in and out as they complete each segment.

When learners have completed this module they will attend a one-day practical session on one of our classroom dates in our Holborn Training room (a short walk from the tube station). Rest assured that by choosing Riverside Cares to deliver your training, you will always be taught by a highly experienced trainer whose aim is to ensure you know what to do should a medical accident or emergency occur.

You must complete your eLearning prior to your classroom day. If you are not sure which classroom date you require, you may complete your eLearning module first and then book your classroom date. Please contact us for more information.

Your handbook will be given to you on your classroom training day

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First Aid Skills for Children and Young People

First Aid Skills for Children and Young People

School children in state education will be required to learn basic first aid skills as part of their curriculum from September 2020. Primary school children will learn about how to ask for help from the emergency services and how to respond to a head injury. Secondary school children will learn more advanced first aid skills including CPR and about defibrillators. We will be delivering specially designed sessions for young people from January 2020. The desired outcome of these courses is that,

‘Pupils can support their own and others’ health and wellbeing, including basic First Aid.​’

Riverside Cares first aid training is designed to meet the needs of pupils learning life-saving skills and is mapped to National Curriculum requirements as set out by the Department of Education.

Our Trainers

Riverside Cares has developed a number of different sessions to help you meet the requirements all our trainers are experienced qualified first aid instructors and the team is led by Jill Wheatcroft MSc, BSc Community Children’s Nursing, RSCN, Post Grad Dip Academic Practice, First Aid Instructor, A1 Assessor who has extensive experience as a Paediatric Nursing Sister and Lecturer in Child Health at City University.

Session Options:

All session will meet the requirements of the Department of Education.

 

Basic First Aid and CPR for Young People 2 Hour Session

(designed for 12 years – 19 years)

An introduction to basic First Aid skills and CPR which meets the Department of Education requirements.

Course Content

  • Dealing with emergencies including communication with casualties and calling for help
  • Carrying out a primary survey
  • Use of the recovery position
  • Resuscitation (CPR) Adult
  • Resuscitation (CPR) Baby and Child
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Price £250 per group of up to 15 students. We can teach two groups simultaneously or one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

 

Emergency First Aid and CPR for Young People 3 Hour Session

(designed for 12 years -19 years)

Teaches students how to treat basic injuries and learning life-saving skills including CPR and how to use a defibrillator (AED).

Course Content:

  • Dealing with emergencies including communication with casualties and calling for help
  • Carrying out a primary survey
  • Using the recovery position
  • Resuscitation (CPR) Adult
  • Resuscitation (CPR) Baby and Child
  • Use of Automated External Defibrillator
  • Controlling bleeding and treating for shock

Price £300 per group of up to 15 students. We can teach two groups simultaneously or one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

First Aid Skills for Young People – Full day session 6 hours

(designed for 12 years -19 years)

Teaches students how to carry out first aid including how to respond to illnesses and how to treat injuries. Life-saving skills will be taught including CPR and how to use a defibrillator (AED).

Course contents:

  • Dealing with emergencies including communication with casualties and calling for help
  • Carrying out a primary survey
  • Using the recovery position
  • Recognising and treating heart attacks
  • Resuscitation (CPR) Adult
  • Resuscitation (CPR) Baby and Child
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Controlling bleeding and treating for shock
  • Recognition and treatment for choking
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • Recognition and treatment of convulsions and asthma

Price £400 per group of up to 15 students. This is a full-day, 6-hour session.

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at work (RQF)

(for 14 years plus)

Learning a skill and gaining an accredited qualification is an added bonus for all school leavers or those entering further education. Students attaining towards this qualification will be able to use it in a professional capacity from the age of 16, for example, employers can hire a person with this Level 3 award in order to meet their Health and Safety (First Aid) requirements in low-risk environments. The benefit of undertaking this course for 14 and 15-year-olds is that it allows them to gain confidence and understand how to react if they find themselves in an emergency situation with friends and family.

Course details click this link 

 

Introduction to Basic First Aid Skills for Children 2 Hour Session

(designed for 7 years – 11 years)

An interactive session including games which introduces children to basic first aid and how to deal with an emergency.

Course contents

  • Dealing with an emergency, casualty communicating and calling emergency services
  • Carrying out a primary survey
  • Using the recover position
  • Looking after a casualty with a head injuries
  • Dealing with minor bleeding

Price £250 per group of up to 15 students. We can teach two groups simultaneously or one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Emergency First Aid Skills for Children – Half day 3 Hours

(designed for 7 years – 11 years)

A deeper dive into how to deal with emergencies using scenarios and games.

Course contents:

  • Casualty communicating and calling emergency services
  • Carrying out a primary survey
  • Using the recover position
  • Looking after a casualty with a head injuries
  • Dealing with minor bleeding
  • Recognising and controlling severe bleeding and treatment for shock

£300 per group of up to 15 students. We can do two groups at a time or one in the morning and one in the afternoon

First Aid Skills for Children – Full-day Session* 

(designed for 7 years -11 years)

Teaches children how to carry out first aid including how to respond to illnesses and how to treat injuries using different games, scenarios and activities.

Course contents:

  • Dealing with an emergency, casualty communicating and calling emergency services
  • Carrying out a primary survey
  • Using the recover position
  • CPR awareness
  • Looking after a casualty with a head injuries
  • Dealing with minor bleeding
  • How to look after a casualty with severe bleeding and treatment for shock
  • How to recognise and treat an asthma attack
  • Dealing with a choking casualty
  • How to recognise and treat a casualty having a convulsion

Price £400 per group of up to 15 students. This is a full-day session *this can be taught as two part-day. sessions

Bespoke session

We can also design and teach a bespoke session for you just tell us which topics you would like.

Emergency First Aid For Burns Prevention, Immediate Treatment, Applying Dressings and Aftercare (Infants, Children and Adults)

£15.00

Prevention, Immediate Treatment, Applying Dressings and Aftercare

Jill Wheatcroft will be teaching this 1-hour session in our Westferry Training Room 2 minutes walk from Westferry DLR

Why This Session Matters:

Latest figures from the NHS show that there have been 35,000 admissions to hospital in the last five years for children with severe burns.

The Royal College of Surgeons have indicated that almost half have been caused by children having too hot food or drinks or scalds from teas and coffees.

In 2018 more than 1500 children under the age of two got tea and coffee scalds. Some of these could have been entirely avoided if, for example, hot drinks are kept away from children or cords of kettles and permanent hot water tap are made inaccessible to young children.

What’s clear is that parents and childcarers need to know what to do immediately after a burn or scald occurs.

Jill Wheatcroft will be teaching a 1-hour session covering Prevention, Immediate Treatment, Applying Dressings and Aftercare. The same procedures can also be used in the care of adults who have suffered a burn or scald.

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner via E-Learning and Practice Placement

£1,250.00

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner via E-Learning and Practice Placement

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.

Price £1250 course fee plus Cache Registration Fee £100.

 

epilepsy training

Epilepsy Training And Responding to Seizures For Schools and Early Years: 3 Hrs Virtual Classroom Session

£200.00

Supporting Children With Epilepsy. 3-hour course for up to 15* staff 

Groups up to 8 students can be taught via Zoom in our virtual classroom

This vital course teaches what epilepsy is and the necessary skills required to look after a child with this condition. You will learn how to provide any additional day to day support which might be required, as well as learning how to respond in an emergency situation.

You will be taught about the different types of epilepsy and understand the impact they each can have on individual children.

The course will explore the various medication programmes children may be prescribed and the impact these may have.

The theoretical components of administrating emergency medication will be covered during the training course.

This course can also be delivered in your setting on a mutually agreed date, additional travel expenses may apply outside of London postcodes for onsite training.

*(extra staff can be accommodated at an extra cost) 

Why This Course Matters

The Children and Families Act 2014 introduced the legal obligation that schools must provide appropriate care for children with medical conditions. Riverside Cares’ epilepsy training will ensure that staff will confidently understand the condition and have the appropriate knowledge to manage seizures. The training course is designed to support a School in fulfilling its responsibility to provide equality of access to learning and to ensure all children have the opportunity to be included in all school activities.

One in every 220 children will have a diagnosis of epilepsy. That’s an average of one child with epilepsy in every primary school, and 5 in every secondary school ( Epilepsy Action).

This course is suitable for you/your staff if you:

  • Work in an Early Years Setting
  • Work as an ‘at home’ childcarer
  • Childminder
  • School
  • Nursery
  • Parent Group
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Managing Challenging Behaviour combined with 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Blended Learning Special Bundle Price

This training bundle combines two invaluable courses taught in your setting, a half day, on-site session ‘Managing Challenging Behaviour’ and a ’12 Hour, Blended Learning Paediatric First Aid’

Course Details Paediatric First Aid

This accredited Paediatric First Aid course suitable for both the Ofsted Compulsory and Voluntary Registers is taught by blended learning. Learners are each given their own unique login code to access 6-hour interactive paediatric first aid training. Log in to the E-learning platform is available 24/7 when it’s most convenient for learners to do the course which minimises disruption in the day to day running of your setting. The E-Learning segment can be easily accessed from computers, laptops and tablets. Students can choose to complete this module in one go or by logging in and out as they complete each segment.

When learners have completed this module they will attend a one-day practical session, either on a pre-arranged date to be held in your setting, which can include at the weekends. Alternatively, we can arrange for the learners to attend the practical session on one of our classroom dates in our Holborn Training Room (a short walk from the tube station).  If you elect to receive the practical session in your setting we will agree on a convenient date with you in advance. Rest assured that by choosing Riverside Cares to deliver your training, you will always be taught by a highly experienced trainer whose aim is to ensure you know what to do should a medical accident or emergency occur.

Course Details Managing Challenging Behaviour:

A practical interactive three-hour workshop giving attendees the tools to create or refresh strategies for managing challenging behaviour in your setting. The course focuses on strategies you can adopt to promote positive behaviour in children aged one to eight years. Taking a deep dive together with the trainer you will learn:

The basics of why a child may be acting out

How to spot the signs in advance

Develop strategies to confidently, consistently and effectively diffuse or manage a challenging situation

Understand how to create a behaviour plan for individual children

How to adapt your approach next time a situation occurs

Ways to avoid shouting and the cycle of escalating threats

The group will discuss how an incident impacts on the childcarer and how to manage stressful situations.

You will be expected to participate in group discussion, role play and analyse incidents

Led by one of Riverside Cares experts, you will have lots of opportunities to ask questions.

Blended Learning Paediatric First Aid £400 +individual student certificates @ £10 per student

Managing Challenging Behaviour £350

Full Price £750 (+ first aid certificates)

Training Bundle Price £650

You save £100 

 

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Starting a Nursery Business: The Manager’s Know-How Bundle (Training for 3 people)

£539.00 £450.00

Starting from Scratch?

The qualifications required to own a Nursery depends on how involved you would like to be on a day to day basis, whether you see yourself as a business manager or actively involved, very hands on and counted as one of the qualified staff or the most senior person in the nursery. Either way it makes bags of sense to be able to step in if there is an unexpected emergency, ensuring the setting alway complies with Ofsted registration requirements.

Our Managers Bundle comprises:

Training for you plus two! Training three senior staff members

Food Hygiene Training  1 Day Course accredited course  £225 (£75 pp)

Paediatric First Aid Training 12 Hours suitable for the Ofsted Compulsory Register: Blended Learning (6 hours on line by E-Learning plus one practical training classroom) £204 (£68 pp)

Child Protection/ Safeguarding Level 1 & 2 Combined Training 3 Hours £150 (£50pp)

Full Price £579    Bundle Price £539   Saving you £40

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Early Years Setting Essential Training Bundle, L3 Paediatric First Aid blended learning 12 hrs + L2 Safeguarding Upgrade & Refresher taught in your own setting 2hr

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid award 12 hour blended learning (1 day training in your setting combined with an E-Learning Module) £400 + £10 per certificate

Level 2 Safeguarding upgrade & refresher course 2 hour taught in your own setting £250

Full Price £400 + £250 = £650  (plus certificates £10 per student)

Training Bundle price £550 (plus certificates £10 per student)

Saving you £100.00

 

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25 hours of Childcare Assistant Temp Staff ‘Bundle Price’ (London Only)

Buy our 100 hr super saver bundle and use it in your setting for the supply of Childcare Assistant temporary staff cover
Here’s how it works:
Use your bundle for one or a series of pre-arranged bookings or on an ‘as and when’ basis for emergency cover (minimum booking 5 hours). All you have to do once you’ve bought your bundle is load up our contact details, make your booking each time quoting your ‘Temp-Staff Credits’ number.
Contact our office for the current bundle price and terms of use
This offer is limited to 2 bundles per setting, exclusively in London
Need to extend a booking? No problem we’ll let you know the hourly rate of your worker if you’ve run out of credits
CONTACT OUR TEAM TO BOOK THIS SPECIAL OFFER BY EMAIL TO INFO@RIVERSIDECARES.CO.UK OR CALL US ON 020 7374 6363 during office hours Monday to Friday 7.30-6.00
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25 hours of Qualified Temp Staff Cover for your setting Very Special Reduced Price Offer (London Only)

Buy our 25 hr super saver bundle and use it in your setting for the supply of Level 3 Qualified temporary staff cover
(check out our offer for childcare assistant level staff too!)
CONTACT OUR TEAM FOR CURRENT PRICES AND TERMS OF USE (TWO BUNDLES MAXIMUM AVAILABLE PER SETTING)  TO BOOK THIS SPECIAL OFFER BY EMAIL TO INFO@RIVERSIDECARES.CO.UK OR CALL US ON 020 7374 6363 during office hours Monday to Friday 7.30-6.00
Here’s how it works:
Use your bundle for one or a series of pre-arranged bookings or on an ‘as and when’ basis for an emergency cover
(minimum booking 5 hours)
All you have to do once you’ve bought your bundle is load up our contact details, make your booking each time quoting your ‘Qualified Temp-Staff Credits’ number.
Need to extend a booking? No problem we’ll let you know the hourly rate of your worker if you’ve run out of credits

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate An Introduction to Early Years Education and Care

£1,250.00

This course develops the skills and knowledge that you need to work with children between birth and 5 years, with knowledge of children up to 7. It is accredited by NCFE Cache and is currently offered as an eLearning programme. It’s suitable for you if you:

  • Are starting out on your childcare career
  • Have been working in childcare for a while and wish to formalise all that knowledge
  • Are working as a nanny and want an initial qualification
  • Would like to work as a Nursery assistant or Classroom assistant

Upon achievement of this qualification, learners can progress onto our Level 3 early years educator awards.

£1250 course fee plus Cache registration fee £103

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Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) NCFE £1900

£1,900.00

Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) NCFE Level 3 qualification.

Additional Cost: Awarding Body Registration £232

There is also an option to pay the course fees in four segments

Early Years Educator Award

We offer the CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (NCFE) which prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with and care for children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

You will be required to have attain before, during or by completion of the Diploma the following: Functional Skills Level 2 or GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths

To gain this  Diploma L3 qualification you will need to:

  • Pass all units
  • Complete a longitudinal study
  • Show competence in a real work environment

 

Description

You will be assessed using various methods by your Personal Tutor / Assessor and will need to be either already working in a childcare role or be prepared to undertake a voluntary placement for a minimum of 350 hours with various age groups. The course typically takes one year and a half years to two years but may be less subject to completion of the course and placement hours.

Teaching is delivered by eLearning to a computer of your choice, accessible to you at a time of your choosing, combined with 4 visits from an Assessor to see your work in practice.  You will receive continuous support outside of those visits from your Assessor.

 

Experience in the workplace

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations.

You will need to complete 350 hours across the age ranges.

 

The award is structured around 4 themes.

Theme 1: Health and well-being

Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness

Theme 4: Professional development

Learners must achieve 23 mandatory units with a Credit Value of 61.

 

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Understanding Maths in Early Years (for settings)

£90.00

Mathematics involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers, calculating simple addition and subtraction problems and how to describe shapes, spaces, and measures.

During this Two-Hour session, led by one of Riverside Cares experts, we will explore ways that you as educators can encourage children to learn about maths through planned and day to day activities.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn in a session tailored to your groups requirements. Date and location are mutually agreed to give you the best possible experience. All participants will get a £5 ‘Thank-You’ voucher to use towards another session.

£90.00 for up to 5 participants per 120 minute session

£12.00 per person for 6-12 participants per 120 minute session

Want to add another Riverside Cares Early Years Session to your event? Our bespoke sessions mean we can mix and match a selection of sessions of your choice mapped to your requirements.

Continuous Professional Development Bundle

Choose two of Riverside Cares 2 hour sessions to be delivered to your setting at a time and at a location of your choosing.

Full price £400 (two separate sessions delivered to up to 20 students) additional students up to a maximum 30 £10 per student

Discount £75

Training Bundle price £325

Choose from the follow sessions

 

Continuing professional development is vital in providing quality care.

We offer two hour evidence based interactive session are a wide variety of useful topics.

 

Weaning – Recognise when babies are ready for solid foods, getting started with weaning. Discussing which foods, when and tips to encourage children to experiment with various foods.

 

Treasure baskets – Using heuristic play with everyday objects. Encourage your staff to learn how to make your own treasure basket using natural textiles and everyday objects, not a piece of boring plastic or manmade material in sight!

Potty Training 101- Examines the basic anatomy and physiology which supports potty training, how to assess when children are ready, helping staff develop an action plan to support the process of Potty training.

Infant and Preschool Nutrition -encouraging a healthy start, diet, how food groups impact on a child’s growth and development and more.

Promoting cultural awareness in settings– discuss the meaning of culture and why its important in the workplace. Look at inclusive practice and any challenges to this.

 

Developing yourself as a child care professional – how to reflect on practice, creating a personal development plan and a CPD portfolio.

Observing Children and mapping to EYFS– reminds staff about child development and explores techniques for observing children and links to EYFS.

 

Managing challenging behaviour– Explores theory and practical steps that can encourage positive behaviour.

Circle time with 0-2 years– Explores ways of encouraging successful circle time with younger children.

Providing a dynamic and inclusive environment for all children and those with special needs – workshop exploring what you are providing in your setting and exploring ways of developing further.

Maths in the world around us and next steps– Explores the concept of maths and how activities can extend a child’s learning

Activities for Personal, Social and Emotional development for 2-5 years– Explores ways of encouraging group and individual development

How to provide supervision for childcare professionals– explores differences between supervision and appraisal processes helps experienced staff develop skills in providing supervision in line with EYFS guidance

Session are for up to 10 staff additional costs may apply outside London.

Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2

QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Learning outcomes

Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

  • Outline employers and employee’s duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
  • Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated

Safeguarding Level One and Two Combined 3 hours Virtual Training

From: £50.00
  • Course duration 3 hours
  • virtual training session

This course covers areas such as ‘the signs and symptoms of abuse, procedures to follow if you have concerns’. It meets all the recommendations for Welfare and Safeguarding made in the EYFS 2017. It’s suitable for you if you:

  • Work in the Early Years Sector
  • Are a Childminder
  • Work as a Midday Supervisor
  • Run or work in ‘Out of School’ groups
  • Are a Teacher
  • Work in a family home
  • Work as non teaching staff in a school

Assessment is carried out informally during the training.

£50.00 per person, per session 

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We can also arrange a bespoke session for you and your friends, community or colleagues Contact us  for details.

Safeguarding Level 1 & Level 2 combined taught in your own setting 3 Hours

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  • Course duration 3 hours

This course covers areas such as ‘the signs and symptoms of abuse, procedures to follow if you have concerns’. It meets all the recommendations for Welfare and Safeguarding made in the EYFS 2014. It’s suitable for your staff including:

  • Early Years Sector staff
  • Midday Supervisor
  • Play workers
  • Teachers
  • Work as non teaching staff in a school
  •  Assessment is carried out informally during the training.

Price information:
£300 for up to 20 staff
Additional staff will be charged at £5 per person to a maximum of 30 attendees. Expenses may apply if outside London postal codes. We also run courses for individual staff at our training centre.

Please contact us to book this course or use the Product Enquiry tab below.

Manual Handling Training

  • Suitable for anyone who works in a childcare setting where they will be lifting and moving
  • Length of course 2 hours

£15.00 per person, per session

Available sessions:
We’re sorry there are currently no bookable sessions.

Can’t see a date that works for you? Why not let us arrange a bespoke session for you and your friends, community or colleagues? Contact us for details.

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Manual Handling for Childminders and Nannies

  • Suitable for anyone who works in a childcare setting where they will be lifting and moving
  • Length of course 2 hours

£15.00 per person, per session

 Contact us for details.

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Level 2 Safeguarding: 2 Hour upgrade and refresher course for individual students VIRTUAL SESSION

£20.00

Taught in our virtual classroom, learning with a teacher in a group from the comfort of your home or chosen location. You can log in via your computer, lap top, mobile or smartphone. You will be able to ask questions and have a full class experience.

 

The perfect upgrade and refresher course for those working with and have an interest in the safeguarding of children.

The following dates are available for individual students (if you would like to book a date for this course to be delivered in your setting please contact us 

Wednesday 25th March 11-1   2 hour session

Sunday 29th March 10-12 2 hour session

Thursday 2nd April 2-4    2 hour session

Why not let us arrange a bespoke session for you and your friends, community or colleagues?  Contact us  for details.

Level 2 Safeguarding taught in your own setting: 2 hour Upgrade and Refresher Course

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£250 for up to 20 staff
Additional staff will be charged at £10 per person to a maximum of 30 attendees. 

This is the perfect refresher course for your setting builds on knowledge gained from completion of Safeguarding Level 1, meeting all the recommendations for Welfare and Safeguarding made in the EYFS 2017.

Duration 2 hours

A Riverside Cares consultant will help you choose a date and time of most convenience for your setting to deliver this certificated course.

Suitable for:

  • Early Years Sector staff
  • Midday Supervisors
  • Play workers
  • Teachers
  • Non-teaching staff in a school

Price information:

£250 for up to 20 staff 
Additional staff will be charged at £10 per person to a maximum of 30 attendees. 

Did you know our Training Bundles offer terrific value. You can choose to combine this course with 12 hour Paediatric First Aid training  (either as blended learning or in a two day course delivered in your setting) 

We also run courses for individual staff at our training centre.

Expenses may apply if outside London postal codes.

Please contact us to book this course or use the Product Enquiry tab below.

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First Aid at Work Level 3 (3 Day Course)

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QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at work  (RQF) Level 3 (England, Wales & Northern Ireland)

Upon completion you will gain QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) This qualification allows you to be defined as a First Aider in your workplace in line with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

This is suitable for you if your organisation has assessed a need for there to be an on-site First Aider. First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Delivered in your own setting or a mutually agreed setting

The course comprises theoretical and practical sessions delivered and supervised by your Instructor over the three days of training:

Unit 1 First Day Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Unit 2 Second and Third Day Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace

Course Cost

£950 for up to 6 students. Additional students, up to a total of 12 students at an additional cost of £100 per student. There will be an additional charge of £12 for certificate registration. Groups larger than 12 can be accommodated please contact us for charges.

 

 

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Food Safety in Catering Level 2 for Individual Students

From: £65.00

The importance of food safety in a setting where food is cooked, prepared or handled is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures, and ensure their employees receive appropriate training.  If you wish to work in an environment where you will be handling food this course meets food industry requirements and all aspects of food safety.

Previously known as the Basic Food Hygiene Course, it is delivered in a classroom setting and will be of particular value for people who work or wish to work in a catering setting, or handle and prepare food in a school, nursery, restaurant, cafe, community centre, care home or a family home.

It is appropriate for caregivers, catering staff, cafe and bar staff, child-carers, child minders, nannies, volunteers and anyone who handles food in the workplace.

Successful candidates will be awarded the nationally recognised FAA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering.

£65.00 per person, per session

Dates: Contact us for more information

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Child Protection Training (Advanced)

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  • Suitable for management, senior staff, designated Child Protection Lead and those wishing to advance their knowledge
  • Duration 3 hours 
  • Building on knowledge  gained from completion of Safeguarding Level 2
  • Course delivered in your setting, a setting of your choice or in our training centre

£75.00 per person, per session (minimum of 3 students)

Please contact us to book this course or use the Product Enquiry tab below.