Home Based Childminder Suffolk New College - on the coast (Leiston)

Home Based Childminder Suffolk New College - on the coast (Leiston)

Subject Area: On The Coast (Leiston) Adult Learning


Course Information

  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 11 Weeks
  • Course Code: 142031
  • Entry Requirements

    · There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but students must be at least 19 years of age.

    · It is an Ofsted requirement for people wanting to set up a child-minding business to complete this qualification prior to registering with Ofsted.

    · Students must have internet access and English at level 2 Functional Skills or equivalent. Students will be set a written task prior to enrolment.

    · Students must be committed to undertaking between 5 – 10 hours of independent study weekly to complete the assessment requirements of this course.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Seaward Avenue, Leiston)

    This is a knowledge-only unit which assists with the development of policies and procedures that support registration, and reflects current registration requirements of the relevant home country. It will enable the learner to develop basic business skills that they will need to acquire to set up and maintain a successful home based childcare service. Assessment is through written knowledge-based tasks.

    This is an 11 week course, which is delivered one evening a week every fortnight. The start date is determined on enrolment.

    Next Steps

    Career Opportunities

    Start your own business as a child minder.

    Course Progression

    In time you may wish to complete the full Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce qualification, or consider progression to Higher Education.

    Tuition Costs

    The fee for this course is £236 (subject to change)