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Introduction to the Role of a Childminder | Online Moodle


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Course Description

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.

N.B. You must complete this introduction course before you can access our Childminder Pre-registration Course.  The Pre-registration Course will help you to meet the requirements of the Statutory Framework for the EYFS.  The framework states: ‘Childminders must have completed training which helps them to understand and implement the EYFS before they can register with Ofsted or a Childminder Agency’ EYFS 2021. 

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.

Please note that you must complete this training module before accessing the Childminder Pre-Registration Course.

Booking Arrangements

This course will be delivered online.  To access this course, you must register on Moodle.  Please e-mail: if you need assistance when registering online.

NB You must complete this course before you can access the Childminder Pre-Registration Course.


If for any reason we have to withdraw this training course, we will notify every course registration as quickly as possible.