Risk Assessment for Early Years

£21.00 + VAT

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

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Target Audience: All staff working in Early Years childcare and education

Course content

    • The importance of risk assessment
    • 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


Elearning Features

Access the course on any device including PC, tablet and mobile phone

Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and full audio features

Work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course

Progress is automatically saved so you can take a break and pick up where you left off


Additional information

Course Duration

Approximately 1 to 2 hours


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


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


This course has been approved by the CPD Accreditation Group and qualifies for 1 CPD point. It has been approved by the FAIB (First Aid Industry Body)