How Do I Become a Registered Childminder?

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To become a registered childminder you must, according to law (The Regulation of Care Act 2001), register with the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care (Care Commission). Anyone offering a childcare service in their own home for more than two hours a day, for children aged under 16 must be registered.
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Most of the information in this website refers to Registered Child minders in England under the of steed regulations. If you would like to have a rewarding career, be your own boss and run your business from home, then child minding could be an ideal career for you. You first need to contact your local authority.
To become a registered child minder, you need to contact your local authority Childcare link on telephone 0800 2 346346.
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Attend a pre-registration briefing run by your local council. You will get information on training, grants and the demand in your area. At the end you will be given an application
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Hey, Carers providing care in the child's home (nannies) and childminders looking solely after children over the age of seven can be approved under the Childcare Approval Scheme (
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