Working in children's services: Emergencies and evacuations
This course looks at the types of emergencies that can happen in a service, and the range of appropriate responses in those emergencies. It explores why regular emergency drills are so important, and at the role the educator plays during and actual emergency.
This course is suitable for new and trainee educators, as well as students who would like to become early childhood educators and want a better understanding of what the role entails.
The course is also suitable for educators seeking professional development, or for early childhood services wanting to provide holistic professional development for staff members.
- Emergencies that can happen in the service
- Different responses to different emergencies
- What emergency drills are, and why they're important
- The educator's role during an emergency
The course will also allow services to provide consistent professional development that all staff members can complete individually and at their own pace.