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COURSES

BASIC FOUNDATION OF CARE

IN THE EARLY YEARS

Every service user is unique and will present with their own challenges and specialist needs. Our FULLY FUNDED Basic Foundation of Care in the Early Years courses will help you or your staff to learn new skills in the West Midlands to meet the needs of a bigger range of service users.

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WHAT WE
OFFER

BFOC in the Early Years

Understanding your role

The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards. The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two. 

All Early Years Practitioners need to understand their duty of care within their work environments.

BFOC in the Early Years

Your personal development

Personal development happens throughout your life. At work, it starts with agreeing your aims and objectives and thinking about your strengths and development needs. You then set goals so that you can meet your objectives and make the most of your talent.

BFOC in the Early Years

Prevent and Duty of care

The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards.

The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two.

BFOC in the Early Years

Equality and diversity

Promoting equality and respecting diversity are central to life today. To provide care and support that meets the needs of everyone you have to understand what these terms mean and take account of them in your work.

BFOC in the Early Years

EYFS – The basics

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a term defined in Section 39 of the British government’s Childcare Act 2006. The EYFS comprises a set of Welfare Requirements and a set of Learning and Development Requirements, which must be followed by providers of care for children under five years old – the age of compulsory education in the United Kingdom.

BFOC in the Early Years

Safeguarding children and young people

Everybody is responsible for the safeguarding of children. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard children by describing the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and how to respond to your concerns. It also explains how to correctly report your concerns.

BFOC in the Early Years

Paediatric first aid

This Paediatric First Aid course is essential for anyone who works or lives with children; you never know when an emergency may happen and when you will need to use first aid skills to remedy a potentially life-threatening situation. 

BFOC in the Early Years

Health and safety

Health and safety legislation, regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury in workplaces or public environments.

All workers have a right to work in places where risks to their health and safety are adequately controlled. Health and safety is about preventing you from harm at work including illness. Your employer is responsible for health and safety; however, you also have a responsibility.

BFOC in the Early Years

Handling information

Early years settings collect and hold a significant amount of personal and sensitive information. This information must be treated as confidential and only shared with people who need to know. Health and social care workers must also be familiar with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

BFOC in the Early Years

Infection prevention and control

Infection prevention and control in the workplace aims to prevent pathogens from being passed from one person to another. The foundation of good infection control is to assume that everyone is potentially infectious.

Basic infection control procedures include hand washing and keeping the workplace clean. This comprehensive infection prevention and control course provides all early years practitioners with practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage infections in the workplace.

BFOC in the Early Years

Food allergy awareness

Food allergies must be managed to keep the person with the allergy safe, this can only be achieved through avoiding exposure to the foods that cause the allergy. It is therefore vitally important that everyone who handles food understands how to read food labelling and is aware of ways to prevent cross-contamination.

This course covers the 14 key allergens, what effects allergens may have on the body, the legalities around food labelling and ways to prevent cross-contamination within your day-to-day practice.

COURSES

BASIC FOUNDATION OF CARE

IN THE EARLY YEARS

Every service user is unique and will present with their own challenges and specialist needs. Our FULLY FUNDED Basic Foundation of Care in the Early Years courses will help you or your staff to learn new skills in the West Midlands to meet the needs of a bigger range of service users.

Untitled design - 2023-06-07T144142.781
Untitled design - 2023-06-07T144128.919

WHAT WE OFFER

BFOC in the Early Years

UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE

The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards. The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two. 

All Early Years Practitioners need to understand their duty of care within their work environments.

BFOC in the Early Years

YOUR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Personal development happens throughout your life. At work, it starts with agreeing your aims and objectives and thinking about your strengths and development needs. You then set goals so that you can meet your objectives and make the most of your talent.

BFOC in the Early Years

PREVENT AND DUTY OF CARE

The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards.

The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two.

BFOC in the Early Years

EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY

Promoting equality and respecting diversity are central to life today. To provide care and support that meets the needs of everyone you have to understand what these terms mean and take account of them in your work.

BFOC in the Early Years

EYFS – THE BASICS

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a term defined in Section 39 of the British government’s Childcare Act 2006. The EYFS comprises a set of Welfare Requirements and a set of Learning and Development Requirements, which must be followed by providers of care for children under five years old – the age of compulsory education in the United Kingdom.

BFOC in the Early Years

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Everybody is responsible for the safeguarding of children. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard children by describing the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and how to respond to your concerns. It also explains how to correctly report your concerns.

BFOC in the Early Years

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

This Paediatric First Aid course is essential for anyone who works or lives with children; you never know when an emergency may happen and when you will need to use first aid skills to remedy a potentially life-threatening situation.

BFOC in the Early Years

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health and Safety legislation, regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury in workplaces or public environments.

All workers have a right to work in places where risks to their health and safety are adequately controlled. Health and safety is about preventing you from harm at work including illness. Your employer is responsible for health and safety; however, you also have a responsibility

BFOC in the Early Years

HANDLING INFORMATION

Early Years settings collect and hold a significant amount of personal and sensitive information. This information must be treated as confidential and only shared with people who need to know. Health and social care workers must also be familiar with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

BFOC in the Early Years

INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Infection prevention and control in the workplace aims to prevent pathogens from being passed from one person to another. The foundation of good infection control is to assume that everyone is potentially infectious.

Basic infection control procedures include hand washing and keeping the workplace clean. This comprehensive infection prevention and control course provides all early years practitioners with practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage infections in the workplace.

BFOC in the Early Years

FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS

Food allergies must be managed to keep the person with the allergy safe, this can only be achieved through avoiding exposure to the foods that cause the allergy. It is therefore vitally important that everyone who handles food understands how to read food labelling and is aware of ways to prevent cross-contamination.

This course covers the 14 key allergens, what effects allergens may have on the body, the legalities around food labelling and ways to prevent cross-contamination within your day-to-day practice.

COURSES

BASIC FOUNDATION OF CARE

IN THE EARLY YEARS

Untitled design - 2023-06-07T144142.781

Every service user is unique and will present with their own challenges and specialist needs. Our FULLY FUNDED Basic Foundation of Care in the Early Years courses will help you or your staff to learn new skills in the West Midlands to meet the needs of a bigger range of service users.

Untitled design - 2023-06-07T144128.919

what we offer

BFOC in the Early Years

UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE

The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards. The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two. 

All Early Years Practitioners need to understand their duty of care within their work environments.

BFOC in the Early Years

YOUR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Safeguarding adults is about ensuring the safety and well-being of all patients, but providing additional measures for those least able to protect themselves from harm or abuse.

This course raises awareness of safeguarding adults and the key responsibilities of individuals that work with vulnerable adults, or their families.

BFOC in the Early Years

PREVENT AND DUTY OF CARE

The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards.

The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two.

BFOC in the Early Years

EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY

Promoting equality and respecting diversity are central to life today. To provide care and support that meets the needs of everyone you have to understand what these terms mean and take account of them in your work.

BFOC in the Early Years

EYFS – THE BASICS

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a term defined in Section 39 of the British government’s Childcare Act 2006. The EYFS comprises a set of Welfare Requirements and a set of Learning and Development Requirements, which must be followed by providers of care for children under five years old – the age of compulsory education in the United Kingdom.

BFOC in the Early Years

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Everybody is responsible for the safeguarding of children. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard children by describing the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and how to respond to your concerns. It also explains how to correctly report your concerns.

BFOC in the Early Years

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

This Paediatric First Aid course is essential for anyone who works or lives with children; you never know when an emergency may happen and when you will need to use first aid skills to remedy a potentially life-threatening situation. 

BFOC in the Early Years

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health and Safety legislation, regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury in workplaces or public environments.

All workers have a right to work in places where risks to their health and safety are adequately controlled. Health and safety is about preventing you from harm at work including illness. Your employer is responsible for health and safety; however, you also have a responsibility.

BFOC in the Early Years

HANDLING INFORMATION

Early Years settings collect and hold a significant amount of personal and sensitive information. This information must be treated as confidential and only shared with people who need to know. Health and social care workers must also be familiar with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

BFOC in the Early Years

INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Infection prevention and control in the workplace aims to prevent pathogens from being passed from one person to another. The foundation of good infection control is to assume that everyone is potentially infectious.

Basic infection control procedures include hand washing and keeping the workplace clean. This comprehensive infection prevention and control course provides all early years practitioners with practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage infections in the workplace.

BFOC in the Early Years

FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS

Food allergies must be managed to keep the person with the allergy safe, this can only be achieved through avoiding exposure to the foods that cause the allergy. It is therefore vitally important that everyone who handles food understands how to read food labelling and is aware of ways to prevent cross-contamination.

This course covers the 14 key allergens, what effects allergens may have on the body, the legalities around food labelling and ways to prevent cross-contamination within your day-to-day practice.