Setting up your Childminding Service

Endorsed by CACHE

This course will guide you through the requirements, qualities, skills and abilities that you will need to become an effective childminder.

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Course description

This course will guide you through the requirements, qualities, skills and abilities that you will need to become an effective childminder. 

This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

  • the nature of a childminder’s duties
  • what skills and abilities are needed
  • how to register a childminding business in conjunction with the local authority and Ofsted
  • how best to prepare for the Ofsted registration visit, including the need for an understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • the financial and business aspects of childminding
  • qualifications and ongoing training.

What are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £14.00 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course is included in the Early Years Alliance membership. 

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Key features and benefits

Price £14.00 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Early Years

  • Available online only
  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 1 CPD credit
  • 70% pass mark
  • Written with experts at the Early Years Alliance
  • Certificate accredited by the Early Years Alliance

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