Becoming a childminder
We aim to make sure that good quality, affordable childcare is available to meet the needs of all families across Aberdeenshire and we offer help for childminder:
You need to register with Care Inspectorate to become a childminder.
We offer free induction training for childminders, running throughout the year. The topics include:
- partnership with parents
- taking the professional approach
- promoting positive behaviour
- an introduction to child protection
To apply for this course or for more information, contact the Scottish Childminding Association.
You can promote your services via the Scottish Family Information Service website. A wide range of establishments across Aberdeenshire, including health centres, schools, workplaces, libraries, and job centres advertise this website.
For more information about becoming a childcare worker and funding, contact our: