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Becoming a Childminder Briefing

South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance. (STEEP)

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 from 18:30 to 21:00 (BST)

Becoming a Childminder Briefing

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Becoming a Childminder Pre-Registration Briefing

This is the first step to becoming a Registered Childminder with Ofsted.

This briefing outlines what is involved in embarking on the new career as a self-employed childminder including what training is required.

If you wish to become a childminder in Lewisham you need to attend this pre-registration briefing. 

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 Childimnder. 

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

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 Childminding 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).

London Borough of Lewisham working in partnership with STEEPtsa. 



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Payment:  Payments are made on-line in advance of the event taking place. If you attend the event without having booked and 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 event 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.

Do you have questions about Becoming a Childminder Briefing? Contact South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance. (STEEP)

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Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre
Wallbutton Road
SE4 2NX London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 from 18:30 to 21:00 (BST)

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South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance. (STEEP)

STEEP is a partnership of six South London, Nursery Schools and Children’s Centres, with a long history of working with children and families.

We believe every child deserves the best possible start in life and support to fulfil their potential. A child’s experience in the early years has a major impact on their future life chances. A secure, safe and happy childhood is important in its own right, and provides the foundation for children to make the most of their own abilities and talents as they grow.
STEEP aims to support those working with young children and their families through the provision of a range of high quality professional development opportunities including:
  • Support and training for Childminders
  • Initial Teacher Education
  • CPD for Early Years professionals in schools and settings
  • Sharing practice and building networks across our learning community
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