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A childminder is anyone who works at home caring for other people's children under 18 years of age – usually while the parent works or is at college.

Choosing a childminder

Childminders offer a flexible and secure childcare service from their own home.

Becoming a registered childminder

We offer support and training to become an Ofsted childminder.

Information for childminders

We provide support for registered and prospective childminders.