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"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go."
Dr Seuss

Health & Safety Training for Childcare Professionals working in Australia’s Early Learning Sector

The Help2Group offers tailored Health & Safety Training for Childcare Professionals that have been designed for early childhood education and care services, outside school hours care services and all services in scope of Australia’s National Quality Framework (NQF).

Completing training can help a service meet their requirements under WHS Legislation to provide Health and Safety Training for Childcare Professionals to perform their work safely. This industry specific training ensures your educators and care team are fully equipped to meet the evolving health and safety needs of their childcare centre community.

We offer Health and Safety Training for Childcare Professionals in the form of one-on-one focus sessions and immersive group sessions that are tailored to a service's individual requirements and needs.

We also now are working on a bunch of online courses that can be assessed by visiting https://thehelp2group.teachable.com/.

Some courses will be free, and others may have a small cost.

From Infection Control Training for Childcare Providers to the Mental Health Management of your centre’s carers, we offer an extensive range of both online and face-to-face training modules for the optimisation of your childcare centre’s safety and workforce efficacy.

Please see below for the Help2Group’s current Health & Safety Training for Childcare Professionals that we currently have available, or contact us for further information if you would like to discuss your specific service training needs.

Our training services and online courses are available Australia-wide, in coherence with state specific childcare legislation.

The Help2Group can also provide training on how to increase your childcare’s Mental Health in the Workplace, to ensure a happy and healthy service for your entire community. If you’re interested in getting in contact with us, book an obligation free consultation, call 0423 529 779 or e-mail us support@thehelp2group.com with any additional questions or to book an appointment.

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Infection Control Training for Childcare Providers

A generic WHS short course which provides an overview of Infection Control Training for Childcare Providers to ensure the health and safety of all children and educators attending your service. This course is perfect for staff meetings or if you are looking for a staff refresher on hand hygiene and cleaning procedures, ensuring Infection Control Training for Childcare Providers to minimise the spread of illness within your early learning centre.

Our Infection Control for Childcare Providers course is an interactive experience that both educates and immerses your educators in the health and safety requirements of your service, requiring their hands-on participation and centre level thinking to apply safe practices within your centre to ensure proactive Infection Control Training for Childcare Providers.

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Hazardous Manual Handling in a Childcare Setting

A risk specific WHS training course - with back injuries being the top injury in the early childcare sector for educators, our Hazardous Manual Handling in a Childcare Setting course provides an overview of how a manual handling task can turn hazardous, providing educators with skills required to minimise injury.

From safe lifting practices to recognising and understanding safe lifting signage and procedure, this course will help prevent against workplace-related injuries.

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Hazard Prevention

and Management

The Help2Group’s Hazard Prevention and Management is a risk specific short course that equips your educators with the essential knowledge of how to appropriately identify hazards within your centre.

Safe and effective control of childcare centre-based hazards, and effective management of the ongoing risks associated with your service, ensures a safe environment for both children and educators to thrive.

Our Hazard Prevention and Management course can be tailor-designed for both management level and educator level positions.

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Mental Health in the Workplace

This Mental Health in the Workplace course has been developed for Approved Providers or those working in a Management role within the childcare industry. The aim of this course is to help participants learn some key areas of Mental Health in the workplace such as:

 - What is the difference between mental health and mental illness?

 - Who is accountable for legal duties in the workplace?

 - What are the Psychosocial hazards and factors in a childcare workplace and how do I identify these using proactive and effective risk management?

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Workplace Health and Safety in Childcare?

Workplace health and safety in childcare deals with both safety in the workplace in order to reduce or minimise any injuries or diseases when it comes to the health and wellbeing of employees, children in the centres, parents, visitors and/or clients as well as daily practices used in the workplace in order to foster a safe and healthy work and play environment.

How do You Ensure Health and Safety in a Childcare Setting?

There are a few ways that the Help2Group ensure health and safety in a childcare setting. This includes being prepared for accidents, maintaining excellent hygiene always, ensuring hygienic food measures, refreshing your first aid credentials, replenishing your facilities emergency kits, keeping your space free from clutter, keeping hands, utensils and surfaces sanitised, supervising children properly when they’re outside and maintaining clean and sanitary conditions to name a few.

What is Infection Prevention and Control?

Infection prevention and control is effectively practiced by reducing the risk of infection and diseases through safe, clean and quality health care practiced between workers and others in the workplace.

What is Infection Control Orientation?

Infection control orientation is the beginning of a program to help individuals and businesses identify potential risk factors and put the necessary and appropriate measures to prevent the spread of infection in the workplace.

 

* Disclaimer: this advice provided is general in nature and may not take into account all local and industry regulatory requirements for child care and early learning health and safety.