If you are considering providing care and learning opportunities for children whom you are not related to, in your own home, for more than 2 hours per day, for reward, then you must register with Ofsted as a Childminder.
This introductory online course will provide you with information and support to increase your knowledge and understanding about the role of a professional Childminder, the registration process and running a successful childminding service.
What will I learn?
During the course, we will explore:
The role of a professional Childminder and what is involved in running a childminding service;
Guidance around Ofsted and an overview of the registration requirements for new Childminders;
The skills, knowledge and competencies needed to fulfil the role, including mandatory training;
An overview of the Early Years Foundation Stage and where to find out more information; and
The business of running a childminding service including business planning, fees and marketing.
Delivered by: Bolton Start Well Service and Workforce Planning and Development Team
Who is this workshop for?
This online course is aimed at prospective Childminders.