value for money with excellent support"
to all no matter where you live at just £102
+ £27 CACHE fee when you
choose our Distance Learning option below
those working in Devon or Plymouth please
see below for our special arrangements with your local
Understand how to set up a home based childcare service
aim of this course is to prepare learners to work as
home-based child carers / childminders. As well as
learning relevant aspects of childcare, this knowledge
based unit supports the development of policies and
procedures important to registration and the basic
business skills to set up a home-based childcare service
how to set up a home based childcare service
how to establish a safe and healthy home based environment
the importance of partnerships with parents for
all aspects of the home based childcare service
the principles of development of routines for home
based child care
how to provide play and other activities for children
in home based settings that will support equality
how home based child carers can support the safeguarding
of children in their care
the principles of suppporting positive behaviour
in home based childcare settings
assessment of this course will result in you achieving
Unit CYPOP 5 which is one optional Unit of the Level 3 Diploma
for the Children and Young People's Workforce.
to Book your place as Distance Learning:
can be achieved by distance learning for anyone living
in England read our Distance Learning option below.
you could have the option to attend a taught course
which is held in Plymouth or we can organise a course
at your location for a fee, minimum numbers apply.
those working in Plymouth:
City Council (PCC) fund this training for prospective
childminders within the Plymouth boundaries who
have attended a pre registration briefing session.
You have the option of distance learning or taught
course, both options require the building of a portfolio
which is assessed.
and complete the Data Registration and Booking and Funding
Request Forms below and send them to PCC to check for
your eligibility for funding.
you have confirmation of your funding please contact DCMA
Administrator to book your preferred course.
Registration form and Booking
and funding request
those working in Devon:
County Council part fund this training for prospective
childminders within the Devon boundaries who have attended
a pre registration briefing session. If you can
evidence experience of working in childcare and hold
a level 3 qualification you may be able to complete
the distance learning training otherwise you are required
to attend a taught course, dates below.
County Council require all Learners to contribute £50
towards the cost of their training. You can book
online via Devon's My CPD website or contact DCMA
Administrator to book your place.
distant learning option is available to prospective
and registered childminders in England, you don't
have to live in Devon to benefit from our support and
in this way allows you to learn in
your own time without having to leave home providing you with Tutor support by email or phone as
required and includes the assessment of your portfolio.
booking please enter 'distance learning' when asked
to enter date and venue.
courses are currently run in Devon and Plymouth. DCMA are
able to deliver taught courses elsewhere by negotiation
for a fee, minimum numbers apply.
options involve your commitment
to homework and building a portfolio. Guided
learning hours for the course are 29 but you
can work at your own pace; complete it in two weeks
or take a two months!
30th May and 6th June 2013
4th and 11th June 2013
14th and 21st June 2013
9.30am - 1pm. second day 9.30am - 4pm
non-members - please enter a contact email address in the
membership number box.
Contact the DCMA
Adminstrator to arrange your alternative method
applications will be processed within 7 days.
Assessors were brilliant and gave me good feedback"
enjoyed this course and am excited about starting
my childminding business"
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