Musculoskeletal Wellbeing for the Early Years Workforce

Early years working is a physically demanding role, and this course will help you to understand the nature of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and the risk factors in early years settings. It will raise awareness of musculoskeletal wellbeing, and advise on good practice. You will also learn about the legal responsibilities of managers, duty holders and employers and how they must assess, record and address risks. The course is written in association with experts at Jolly Back.

Course description

This course covers:

  • what is the musculoskeletal system?
  • what are musculoskeletal disorders?
  • The law around musculoskeletal wellbeing
  • Managing risk
  • Making a healthier environment
  • Making safer practitioners

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An important note before you purchase

Have you considered becoming a member of the Early Years Alliance?

Early Years Alliance members receive this course FREE OF CHARGE plus many more as part of their membership. Prices start from as little as £112 inc. VAT per year. Click here to find out more.

Please note, EduCare Learning Limited are not able to issue refunds if you purchase this course and subsequently decide to join the Early Years Alliance.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.

With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price £10.50 exc. VAT

Max. Duration 1 Hour

Target Audience Early Years

  • Multiple-choice questionnaire
  • 1 CPD credit
  • Optional narration for accessibility
  • Personalised, downloadable certificates
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable modules for future reference

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Partners / major users

Jolly Back

What customers say

Our collaboration with EduCare has enabled us to give early years practitioners access to the very best high quality, free and subsidised specialist training courses for their teams every year as part of the Alliance membership package.

Neil Leitch

CEO, Early Years Alliance