To work as a childminder, you must register with OfSTED (Office for Standards in Education).
Before you can register, you will need to complete all of the following:
We offer regular briefing sessions (£10 to Reading Borough Council residents and £20 to others)
To register as a childminder you must attend a childminder pre-registration briefing. At the briefing you will:
You should take into consideration the time it will take to complete the mandatory training and preparation work required before you are able to start working as a childminder.
It is not practical for babies or children to attend these sessions
PACEY is the professional organisation for childcare and early years.
OfSTED has information about the process of becoming a childminder and a registration form.
This course prepares learners in setting up and establishing a childminding business. Content includes an introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), aspects of early years care and education as well as the business aspects of a childminding service. It is run by qualified tutors experienced in childminding and early years practice.
Cost: £150 for Reading Borough Council residents, £200 for others.
Limited offer for Reading Borough Council residents £125 including a Pacey pack worth up to £100
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