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Becoming a Childminder

Childminding is an interesting and rewarding career. You can gain professional qualifications, get support in setting up your own business, work from your own home and become your own boss. To become a registered childminder you will need to hold a Level 3 or above in…

Becoming a Nanny

Step 1: Before applying to Ofsted for registration three certificates, need to be at hand which Ofsted will require proof of the following:  A paediatric first aid training certificate A certificate in ‘Childcare Introductory course or a common core case A DBS check through the…

Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service

                                          Our responsibilities include: providing information and guidance to parents and families about Westminster’s children’s services providing access to children’s centres to families across the city raising the quality across early years provision ensuring the implementation of the early years foundation stage, including initiatives to improve…

CACHE qualifications

Have you thought about what you will be doing in September?Are you looking for a new challenge in Early Years or Supporting Teaching and Learning or extending your knowledge and improving your practice?Working qualifications have changed over the past few years, CACHE no longer take…

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Training

Sustainable Training Programme Kensington and Chelsea It has been recognised that the those who work with children and young people, parents and young people themselves need to have easy access to a menu of child and adolescent mental health training published online. This programme has…

Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES)

The Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES) offers professional and friendly one-to-one support to help you into work, training or education. Our FACES coaches can also work with you to tackle any other difficulties in your life – from housing problems to debt or childcare…

Family Information Service website updates: COVID-19

We have created this page on the Kensington & Chelsea Family Information Service to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people. We are committed to supporting you as a parent during this period and will…

Housing Information and advice

Information and advice to help you find suitable accommodation, advice on keeping your home, and homelessness.

Setting up a Home-Based Childcare Business course

The Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service deliver free information sessions for Westminster and RBKC residents interested in becoming a registered childminder. These sessions are delivered by Glynis Mates who is the Bi-borough Early Years & inclusion Advisor for childminders.   The Bi-borough Home-based Childcare Course…

Setting up new provision

If you are considering setting up new childcare provision such as a nursery, the following information may help. Before making an application your initial steps should be to: Read the information documents on the right hand side. Download and read the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ (EYFS) document,…

Training and employment

COVID-19 / Coronavirus We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to Family Information. Please click here to access the page Information advice and guidance about Training Opportunities and Employment.

Working in an Early Years Setting

Would you like to work with children aged from 0-5 years old? Do you like the idea of supporting children’s development and learning? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications? Would you like to be part of a professional team with opportunities for training…
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