NEW Benefits for SCMA Members!

NEW Benefits for SCMA Members!
At SCMA we are always striving to ensure the best value for our members – and this includes ensuring that our resources and support are always tailored and relevant to childminding in Scotland – plus, we are also looking for ways to give you a little bit extra…  So, we are delighted to introduce two new fantastic benefits for SCMA members:

  • Save £s with the SCMA Discount Marketplace
  • FREE bitesize e-Learning from Flick

SCMA Discount Marketplace 

We’re thrilled that SCMA members now have exclusive access to a wide range of discounts and offers – on the SCMA Discount Marketplace – for you, your business, and your family. 

Members can create an account with the SCMA Discount Marketplace, where you can explore a range of deals and discounts with big brands you’ll love including:

  • B&Q, Dunelm, Argos, Currys
  • Tesco, Sainsburys, ASDA
  • M&S, River Island, Sports Direct
  • Nandos, Café Nero, Pizza Hut
  • Cineworld, Odeon, Vue
  • …and many more! 
Plus, you can add your postcode to the platform, and it will tailor the deals near you – perfect when it comes to celebrations, days out, or even if you want to treat yourself. 

How do I access the SCMA Discount Marketplace? 
It’s easy to access and start saving, just follow these steps: 

1. Login to the Membership Dashboard HERE
2. Go to the Resources section and search for ‘Discount Marketplace’. 
3. Click 'Download' to read the instructions and take note of your referral code.
4. Click ‘View’ to visit the hub, and follow the steps to create your account. 
5. Browse the discounts and offers available – and start saving! 

FREE Bitesize e-Learning from Flick 

If you’re looking to further extend your learning, SCMA members have access to a range of Flick bitesize courses, which complement our own tailored range of learning materials. 

We’re delighted that so many members have already tapped into these new courses, which will help to boost your learning a little further and contribute to you achieving 12 hours of CPL a year. 

We have 19 free e-Learning courses available, with one more coming soon! These include:

  • Food Hygiene (Level 2)
  • Allergies
  • Autism Awareness
  • Forms of Abuse: Breast Ironing
  • Forms of Abuse: Domestic Abuse
  • Forms of Abuse: Faith-Based Abuse
  • Forms of Abuse: FGM
  • Forms of Abuse: Forced Marriage Awareness
  • Data Protection and the GDPR
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire Safety for the Responsible Person
  • Lone Worker for Managers
  • Manual Handling - Safe Lifting of Children
  • Mental Health Awareness and Young People
  • Preventing Bullying
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Time Management
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Online Safety (coming soon!)
Login to the Membership Dashboard and go to the ‘Further Learning’ section to browse the courses available and get started!
Each course you complete will automatically be added to your Learning Log, and you’ll receive a certificate of completion. 

SCMA members can read more about these new and exclusive SCMA membership benefits in the latest edition of Childminding News – our monthly e-newsletter – which also provides a round-up of the latest news from childminding in Scotland. 

Login to the Membership Dashboard today, and take advantage of these fantastic new benefits! 

Read more about the benefits of SCMA membership HERE