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CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare

Have you thought about a career in childminding? This is the perfect course for you!

This qualification prepares you to set up a home based childcare setting. It is also suitable for those who wish to be employed in home based childcare settings as childminding assistants or other home childcarers (e.g. nannies, au pairs).

The course is delivered online and covers the following:
  • Setting up a home-based childcare service
  • Working with parents
  • Safeguarding children
  • Supporting positive behaviour
  • Play and activities to support equality and inclusion
  • Developing routines
  • Establish a safe and healthy environment
You will need to produce a range of evidence including:
  • Information about childcare regulations
  • Policies and procedures
  • Information to show your understanding of equality and diversity
  • Information to show your understanding of safeguarding
  • How to encourage positive behaviour
  • How parents and carers can work in partnership
  • Information to show your understanding on Data Protection and confidentiality
The final assessment is a multiple choice question paper.
How we will support you:
  • Via email and telephone
  • Clear plans and guidance to help you understand and meet the standard required

How much does it cost? 

The cost for the training materials, registration, certification and support through the course is only £189 – there are no hidden extras!

Some local authorities will fund this course for prospective childminders. If you haven’t done so already, get in touch with your local family information service to find out if you can access funding.

How long will it take?

The course can be completed in 8-12 weeks – or quicker depending on your circumstances.

The course can be started at any time – so don’t delay, contact us today for an application form and get started establishing your childminding career!

For more information on the Childminding course content please click here.

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