A-Med Training

A-Med Training

First Aid & Mental Health First Aid Training


Risk Assessment Early Years

Course Description

This course is aimed at everyone working in Early Years settings including childminders and nursery staff.


This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. You can study at your own pace, and log in and out as often as you wish


  • Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features
  • Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course
  • Provides a very thorough resource for those with English as a Second Language


Continuous self-checks throughout the course (100% pass mark required to progress to next lesson) and an end of course multiple-choice test with a 70% pass mark


On successful completion, learners can download a CPD accredited certificate as evidence that they have passed the course

Learning Outcomes in line with EYFS guidelines.

At the end of the course the learner should be able to:

  • understand the role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • understand the importance of risk assessment
  • identify hazards and evaluate risk
  • describe how to carry out a risk assessment
  • explain the review process

Course content

  • The importance of risk assessment
  • The responsibility for carrying out risk assessments
  • The 5 steps of risk assessment
  • Step 1 – Identify the hazards
  • Step 2 – Decide who might be harmed and how
  • Step 3 – Evaluate the risks and decide on precautions
  • Step 4 – Record your findings, develop an action plan and put it into action
  • Step 5 – Regularly review your assessment and update, if necessary
  • Ofsted Inspection and Risk Assessment
  • Focus on the risks of slips, trips and falls

Risk Assessment Early Years

Course Summary


Duration: 1-2 hours
Cost: £17.50 per person
Intended for: Everyone working in Early Years settings including childminders and nursery staff.

No VAT payable