well-chosen Childminder's warm and caring approach can
give your child a secure and stable base, in addition to your home.
Childminder can offer:
- individual attention
to your child
- care for
a range of ages
childminder may also be able to offer:
places for qualifying 2 year olds
years funded places for 3 and 4 year olds
from a home setting, usually in a convenient location
for either your home or workplace.
can experience both the benefit of mixing with children
in small groups whilst also enjoying meeting other children
in larger groups when the childminder takes them out
and about in the community.
Childminder is trained in the following areas:
preparation and induction course
also be known as Becoming a Childminder, Preparation
course, Setting up a Homebased Childminding
course, CYPOP5, foundation childminding
or basic childminding course
learning and development
childminders also have further qualifications such as
a Level 3 Childcare qualification, Foundation degree,
Early Years Practitioner to mention just a few.