This is an elearning course, which can be started at anytime.

On completion of this course, learners should understand:

  • Childcare Health & Safety law
  • Accident classification & reporting
  • Risks and risk assessment
  • Nursery environment hazards
  • Play & play equipment hazards
  • Manual handling
  • Infection prevention & control


Approximately 6-8 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module the learner can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever they wish. The system will record their progress throughout.


The learner will receive a Qualifi Accredited Certificate when they have successfully completed the course.

What level / who should do this training?

Specialist – for childcare practitioners who need training in the fundamental skills of health & safety. Please note that only 3 practitioners per setting can apply for this course.

Cost and application

This e-learning course is available at a cost of £10, which is paid to Brighton & Hove City Council with a credit or debit card, using the online application form and secure payment system.

Once your application and payment has been received, you will be contacted with log-in details. Each learner can then access the e-learning course at their own pace and at times to suit them.

Apply for this course

Please note that this e-learning is only open to staff working in Ofsted registered childcare settings in Brighton & Hove.