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A childminder is a person who is registered with Ofsted and receives payment for looking after other people's children for more than two hours a day.

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.