Registered childminders are childcare professionals who provide care and education for children up to the age of 12 years within domestic premises that is not the child’s own home for more than two hours per day for reward.
Current qualification accepted
Required by National Minimum Standards:
City and Guilds unit 326 - Introduction to home-based childcare
City and Guilds unit 327 - Preparing for childminding practice
These are units and not qualifications and both are required prior to registration with Care Inspectorate Wales.