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Childcare careers and courses

Interested in working with children? Not sure where to start?
Whether it is becoming a childminder or working in an early years setting the Early Education and Childcare Service can help. Call on 07971 625922 or email to find out more.

Alternatively, information about careers in early years and childcare can be found via the following websites:

Nursery World



If you are a nanny or have employed a nanny and are looking for courses to support their career development, there are many sources of information about courses.

Alternatively attend our 'Setting up a home based childcare service' course to register on the voluntary part of the Childcare register with Ofsted, there is an annual charge. Also use a reputable search engine to find nanny agencies that offer training.

Early Years Foundation Statutory Framework

EYFS Statutory Framework. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes.

Childminding careers:

Becoming a childminder

Setting up a home-based childcare business course

HMRC courses for childminders

Last Updated 19/08/2022

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