Our Induction Training workshop will cost £110.00. When you attend this training you are given a Strong Foundations Pack worth £35.00.
Our Induction Training e-Learning will cost £90.00. When you attend this training you are given a Strong Foundations Pack worth £35.00
The cost of becoming a member of SCMA is £62.00 for the first year. If you have completed Induction Training you are eligible for a £35 discount off your first year of membership, ie you are offered membership at a cost of £27.
To be sure that you, your business, and the children you care for are covered you need insurance. Public Liability Insurance Cover with SCMA will cost £35.00 per year.
The Care Inspectorate expect you to complete Induction Training before you become fully registered as a childminder. 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.
Can’t attend our Induction Training?
There are two ways to complete SCMA Induction Training: workshop or e-Learning.
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:
All childminders in Scotland are registered by the Care Inspectorate. This handy step-by-step guide will help you to complete your Care Inspectorate application form. Remember if you need any help we're only a phone call away. Our Helpline team can be reached on 01786 449063, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.
This pack contains everything you need to know in your first year about building a successful career in childminding. Divided into handy sections the pack will help you make an informed choice about childminding being right for you. It will help you to build strong foundations for your professional growth and for sustaining a successful childminding service.
As a childminder you are required to provide a safe and healthy environment for the children in your care. Learn everything you need to know to turn your home into a low risk, healthy childminding environment.
As a childminder you are required to keep business records. Our guide to the business side of childminding covers contracts, cash flow and communicating with parents - all you need for a professional approach to your business.
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 Foundation Pack also includes a £35 discount towards the cost of your SCMA membership to help you spread the cost.