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Ofsted Briefing - For those considering becoming a childminder

Highlights Include

  • Opportunities to gain the knowledge and understanding of the requirements for becoming a childminder
  • Attend and interactive workshop at Milton Keynes College.


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 18:30 - 21:00 Location: Chaffron Way Campus Fees: £15.00

What does this course cover?

You will be given the opportunity to listen to information and take part in discussions and ask questions to clarify your understanding regarding the role of a childminder.

The information session aims to provide you with a realistic view of setting up a childcare business within your own home and covers areas including:

  • What is involved in working as a childminder
  • The role of Ofsted
  • The requirements from Ofsted in readiness for the registration process, including what training potential new childminders need to have in place prior to registration.

Who is this course for?

Is it your goal to become a professional childminder? Do you dream of owning your own business in the future?

This course will help you gain an understanding of the statutory and non-statutory requirements which need to be in place prior to registration with the regulatory body Ofsted. This will enhance your career prospects and can lead to further training opportunities.

What can I do after this course?

After successfully completing the Ofsted Briefing session you could progress onto the Cache Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare.

Following that you could consider the Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator).

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Course detail

How will my progress be monitored?

Your progress will be monitored during the workshop and the tutor will be available to support you to fully understand the session content and guide you.

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