How to become a Registered Childminder
- Price: £5.99
- Published: June 2016
- Type: Business Opportunity Profile
- Format: PDF
- What qualifications and skills are required?
- Statutory registration and national standards
- Key market issues and trends
- Trading, commercial and legal issues
- Further information
Registered childminders provide daily childcare, typically in their own home, and are legally required to register with the relevant regulatory body, depending on whether they are based in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, before they start to run a childminding service. The laws, registration systems and training requirements for registered childminders vary in each country of the UK, and according to the age of the children and type and duration of childcare being provided.
This profile provides information about starting up and operating as a registered childminder. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support.