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Working in Childcare

Do you want to work with children?
Stockport needs new childminders.

To become a registered childminder you need to go on a short course and our next Childminder Pre-registration Course starts in March 2015
Our course runs over 6 sessions followed by a further two sessions of First Aid Training. The course costs £157 and our First Aid Training Course is £40.

Before you can enrol on the course you will need to attend an information session. If you are interested in finding out more about the next course please contact us or you can register via ‘Latest Training Events’. You can also see our Pre-reg Course Information Sheet for further details of the course content.

This course is also suitable for childminder assistants who need training as Ofsted also check their knowledge of the EYFS.

Childcare Matching/ Brokerage Service

Family Link offers a Childcare Matching/ Brokerage service for people who need some help in finding the childcare they need. We offer this service to parents, organisations and employers in the Stockport area.

We have a database of childcare providers who we contact when we are looking for childcare.

Are you a Childcare Provider? Do you need help filling you vacancies?
You can sign up to join our database for £20 a year. We are looking for Ofsted registered childcare providers to help parents find the childcare they need. Our database members are Childminders, Day Nurseries, Pre-school Playgroups, Out of School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes.
You can now join through our website by selecting ‘Become a Member’ .We are also offering our members Training Courses at low cost.
See our Training page for more details or Contact us for more information.

Family Link Childcare Provider Database Members Training Directory
Our latest training directory is now available for January – April 2015 and courses are open to members of the database. If you are not yet a member and wish to attend a course please select ‘Become a Member‘. Annual membership fee is £20.

Download a copy of the Training Directory Jan 15 – Apr 2015.