Become a registered childminder

Are you considering becoming a registered childminder but would like to find out more?

Are you thinking about working with children? Working for yourself along with meeting the needs of your family is a rewarding, fun and exciting childcare career.

A registered childminder is a person who looks after one or more children for more than a total of two hours a day in their own home.

If you are considering becoming a registered childminder and would like to find out more or attend a briefing session or other suitable course delivered by the Early Years Educational Effectiveness Team then you can express your interest by emailing Please give your contact details including name, home address, contact telephone number and email address. Please note this is a briefing session and not a training course and has no qualification attached.

Once you're registered with Ofsted, you can also keep up-to-date by subscribing to our Childcare professionals update e-bulletins.

Please see the link below to all the information you will need to start your career.

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