Start your childminding career today
Our CACHE-accredited Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare is your gateway to becoming a home-based childcarer, registered childminder or nanny.
This CACHE-accredited and Ofsted-recognised level 3 award covers everything you need to become a home-based childcarer, registered childminder, childminding assistant or nanny.
This qualification also supports existing childcare professionals in improving their expertise.
Through our partnership with the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY), you will also receive three months' free membership, providing access to a range of support and information.
As this is a knowledge-only qualification, no placement in a real work environment is required. The only requirement is that you are at least 16 years old.
You can choose to either pay upfront or split the cost over two or three monthly instalments. We do not charge interest for this service.
We’ve partnered with PACEY to offer you 3 months free membership, providing you with access to download a range of resources free of charge. This includes: