Becoming a childminder


Take the first step to becoming a Registered Childminder with Ofsted.

Course Code: CM BRIEF
Cost: £15
Dates: booked individually with tutor
Tutor: Rosemarie Dorgan


Those considering becoming a childminder 


This briefing outlines what is involved in embarking on a new career as a self-employed childminder including what training is required.This briefing is relevant for anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a childminder, whichever London borough you live in.This session will provide you with an opportunity to:

  1. 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);
  2. Hear about the process for applying to register as a childminder on the Early Years Register; and begin to network with other prospective childminders.
  3. Find out about the courses available to you through STEEP to support you in becoming a registered childminder.

This is an information event, for which you will receive a certificate.

After the Briefing:For those who have attended this briefing, we 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 Childcare Practice is a Level 3 course and we aim to ensure course participants have the best chance to excel. The Basic Skills assessment is optional but recommended.Presented by Rosemarie Dorgan (STEEP tutor).


Rosemarie Dorgan

Terms and Conditions:

By purchasing this ticket online I agree to the following terms and conditions:

COVID19: In purchasing this ticket you acknowledge the precautions we have taken in line with Government guidance to reduce the risk of spreading COVID19 and agreed to only attend training if you believe it is safe to do so. View these measures in the next tab.

Payment: Payments are made in advance of the event taking place. If you attend the event without having paid for a place, you may be turned away from the event.

It may be possible to make an online payment on arrival at the event to gain entry where places are available, but this facility cannot be guaranteed.

Timekeeping: Prompt time keeping is essential in ensuring a professional learning environment. Late-comers may be refused admission to the course/training event where entry may be detrimental to the learning of others.

Cancellation: If you are no longer able to attend the course, please notify us by email, giving us at least 7 days notice. If you fail to do this your full course fee will be retained. In the event the organiser has to cancel or reschedule the event, your booking will be transferred to the next available date or a full refund provided.

Refund policy: Refunds will only be given if the attendee gives 7 days notice of non-attendance. After this time no refunds will be given.