Becoming a Childminder Pre-Registration Briefing

If you wish to become a childminder in Lewisham you need to attend this pre-registration briefing.  This is the first step to becoming a Registered Childminder with Ofsted.  This briefing outlines what is involved in embarking on the new career as a self-employed childminder including what training is required. 

This session will provide you with an opportunity to: 
– Find out about what is involved in becoming a registered childminder, including what is required by OfSTED (which is the government department responsible for registering and inspecting childminders) 
– Hear about the process for applying to register as a childminder on the Early Years Register and begin to network with other prospective childminders. 
– Find out about the courses available to you through STEEP to support you in becoming a Registered Childminder. 

For those who have attended this Briefing, Lewisham offer a Basic Skills assessment, so anyone considering becoming a Childminder can ensure they have the literacy skills in English needed to follow a Level 3 course. The Introduction to Childminding Practice is a Level 3 course and aims to ensure course participants have the best chance to excel.  

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