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Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare

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Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare


Health and safety of children is very important when it comes to childcare. It is the main responsibility of childcare providers to safeguard the health and safety of the children within and outside the childcare facility. Most childcare institutes are provided license only on the adherence to the state laws that includes health and safety practices such as proper hygiene in the preparation of food, accident prevention and contagious illness prevention. It is also important to adhere to proper health and safety practices in order to maintain the reputation and quality of the childcare institute or childcare worker. Therefore, this diploma is essential if you are planning on starting a career in the childcare or teaching field. If you already own an employment in the childcare field, this diploma will aid you in the progression of your career.

A childcare provider can only provide quality services if they possess the relevant knowledge and skills regarding childcare. A childcare provider should also be informed about the ways in which to safeguard the health and safety of the children. Therefore, this diploma is here to educate and train you in childcare. This diploma teach you in-depth about the importance of health and safety in childcare. This diploma will keep you updated regarding good hygienic practices, safe food preparation practices and disposing practices. This diploma will also provide you an insight into the sicknesses and allergies affecting children and the ways in which to tackle them through first aids and CPR.

Why consider 1training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn about the importance of safeguarding your child and the ways to safeguard them.
  • Understand the importance of good hygiene, cleanliness and food safety and the ways in which to ensure these aspects in the life of your child.
  • Gain an insight into the types of illnesses and allergies affecting children and the ways of providing first aid and CPR to children in such instances.
  • Understand the importance of cleanliness and disposing and the how to practice them.

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The content will be accessible to you 24/7. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

This diploma will benefit anyone who is interested in learning about child health and safety. However, this diploma will mainly benefit parents, teachers, job seekers looking for a job in the childcare field and employees in the childcare field.

Entry requirements

  • You must be 16 years of age or more
  • You should have a basic understanding of numeracy, English language and ICT

Method of assessment

  • At the end of the Diploma in health and safety in childcare program learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
  • Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a free e-certificate, and only need to pay £19 for your printed certificate.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare professional qualification.

Awarding body

The certificate will be awarded by CPD and iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in the IT enterprise.

Progression and career path

Once you successfully complete this diploma in health and safety in childcare, you will be eligible to apply for many job positions in the childcare filed. If you are employee in the childcare field, you can use this diploma to progress in your career through job promotions or salary increments. The job positions you will be eligible for with this diploma, along with the average UK salary per annum according to is given below,

  • Special education assistant – £13,743 per annum
  • Preschool teacher – £19,006 per annum
  • Teacher assistant – £12,512 per annum
  • Babysitter- £13,200 per annum

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest experts with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and revise all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to the course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded a Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare by CPD and iAP.

Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded a Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare by CPD and iAP.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 19
1: Safeguarding Your Child
Safeguarding Your Child
2: Good Hygiene
Good Hygiene
3: Food Safety
Food Safety
4: Food Safety 2
Food Safety 2
5: Hygienic Work Practices
Hygienic Work Practices
6: Cleanliness
7: Disposing
8: Sicknesses
9: Children with Allergies
Children with Allergies
10: Common Illnesses
Common Illnesses
11: First Aid
First Aid
12: CPR 1
13: The Recovery Position
The Recovery Position
14: Common Injuries
Common Injuries
15: Common Injuries 2
Common Injuries 2
16: Summary
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare
Final Exam
Exam : Diploma in Health and Safety in Childcare
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