The Early Years and Childcare team offer a 'pathway' to becoming a registered childminder with Ofsted. The free support provided is a mixture of essential information, training, and ongoing advice. Find further details in the Pathway to becoming a registered childminder leaflet in 'Attachments'. 

There is no face to face support due to current circumstances relating to Covid-19 but we are offering short online sessions called 'Pathway to registering as a childminder'. The next sessions are on:

  • Wednesday 25 November 2020, 10 to 11.30am
  • Tuesday 12 January 2021, 10 to 11.30am

For more information contact Renate Laux, Childminding and Childcare Information Officer on 020 7527 5927.

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Islington Childminding Training

Islington childminding training is a free 3 day introductory training course available 3 times per year. The course supports prospective childminders in understanding the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The course includes a mixture of teaching sessions, group discussions, reflection, and some 'in between' session tasks.

Due to current circumstances relating to Covid-19, the course will not be delivered face to face. The next course includes a mixture of teaching online, session tasks and self-learning. The dates of the course sessions are: 

  • The next course is planned for February 2021, details to be confirmed.

To book on this or any other course, you need to create a free IslingtonCS account.

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When you have an account you can browse all available courses including childminding and first aid training.

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