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Training & First Aid

Nanny Drive iQ

The smarter way to drive with children

Nanny Drive iQ is an online qualification for nannies/child carers that shows an employer that they understand everything about driving safely with babies/children. It is the world’s first online assessment and educational platform specifically aimed a child carer’s driving ability. Endorsed and supported by early years experts Norland College, the online programme looks at attitude, skill and knowledge. It comprises an initial assessment followed by up to 20 compulsory or recommended e-learning modules. There is also an interactive eBook on best practice to support and inform the applicant on an ongoing basis. Nanny Drive iQ provides essential information and coping strategies to ensure someone driving children is fully informed and prepared for just about anything when out on the road.

Working in partnership with Nanny Drive iQ,  Happy Nest are pleased to be able to offer an excellent discount to our clients and nannies. For more information please contact our office on 01244 292528 visit the Nanny Drive iQ web site at: www.nannydriveiq.com/

MNT Training

Leading providers in Nanny & Maternity Nurse training

MNT Training are leading providers in Nanny & Maternity Nurse training with a long established reputation in delivering high quality education for Maternity Nurses. MNT deliver CACHE, PFAA and OCN accredited courses..

Some of the accredited courses available from MNT training:

  • Common Core Skills Training -(For Ofsted registration- available for distance learning)

  • CACHE Diploma in Home-Based Childcare –level 3 qualification for nannies and childminders

  • Birth & Post Natal Doula Training, OCN Breastfeeding Course, OCN Baby care for Nannies, OCN Care of Multiples Course, OCN Post Natal Depression Training and OCN Sleep Training Course.

MNT have built up an enviable reputation for the quality of training they provide and are regarded by many as the specialists for training Maternity Nurses here in the UK.

Contact – For more detailed information please call 0844 8268 446. Or visit the web site at: www.mnttraining.co.uk/training/

140,000 people die each year in the UK from incidents where first aid could possibly have saved their lives

Paediatric First Aid

For information regarding Ofsted and CSSIW recognised paediatric first aid courses scheduled in the North West or North Wales please call our office and we will be happy to provide you with all the information you require. Contact Happy Nest Nanny Agency on 01244 292528.

Here is just a few of the reasons why you should only employ a nanny with a valid paediatric first aid certificate.

A blocked airway is fatal in three to four minutes, but it can take more than eight minutes for an ambulance to arrive. So a simple procedure such as opening someone’s airway can save their life whilst waiting for emergency help to arrive.

Thousands of fatal situations where first aid could have made the difference; this includes nearly 900 people who choke to death and 2,500 who asphyxiate from a blocked airway.

A recent statistic, released by St John’s Ambulance, has revealed that 140,000 people die each year in the UK from incidents where first aid could possibly have saved their lives.

A survey found that in the event of a child choking 53% of parents would try to get the object out using their fingers, not knowing this could cause further damage.

In 2009, ‘Mother and Baby Magazine’ fulfilled a Save A Life Survey; after this survey was conducted it showed that a massive 82% out of 2,000 questioned parents with young children would not know what to do if their child started choking, was burned or even stopped breathing, etc.

Nearly two-thirds of people (59%) within the UK wouldn’t feel confident enough to even try and save a life, and a further quarter of these people (24%) would do nothing and wait for an ambulance to arrive or even hope that a passerby would know the correct first aid required.

Nearly 9 in 10 teenagers have been confronted with some kind of medical emergency, 4 out of 5 of them say that they would feel safer if they had some basic first aid knowledge to apply to the situation and its circumstances.

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