SCMA’s Induction Training helps you build strong foundations and establish a quality childminding service.
Our interactive training programme covers everything you need to know to set up and run a childminding business, including:
SCMA Induction Training is designed to support you through every stage of the application process and beyond. We would highly recommend that you attend Induction Training to ensure your childminding career gets off to the best start.
Can’t attend our Induction Training?
SCMA has developed a home-based learning option ‘Introduction to Childminding – Distance Learning Course’.
Call our Learn with SCMA team on 01786 445377 to find out more.
The Strong Foundations Pack has been developed by SCMA to help you through the Care Inspectorate registration process and into your first year as a childminder. You’ll find all the information you need, divided into four handy sections:
A handy step-by-step guide to the Care Inspectorate’s registration form.
Covers all the basic information you need to know about childminding and the Early Years. A good understanding of this information will help you provide the best possible outcomes for your minded children.
Everything you need to know to turn your home into a low risk, healthy childminding environment.
Our guide to the business side of childminding covering; contracts, cash flow and communicating with parents.
Developed to support you through every stage of the application process and beyond, our Strong Foundations Pack will be your best friend through registration and into your new career as a childminder.
Once you’ve completed registration you’ll want to become a SCMA member and take advantage of our benefits. As an added extra, our Strong Foundations Pack also includes a £35 discount towards the cost of your SCMA membership to help you spread the cost.