Registered Childminders provide care and learning opportunities for children under the age of 12 in their own home for more than two hours a day for payment.
- Childminders are registered and inspected by Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) to ensure that they provide a safe and suitable environment for young children.
- Childminders are self-employed and must work within the ratios set in the National Minimum Standards for Childminders in Wales (this includes childminders own children).
- It is illegal to care for children for reward (money or money’s worth) unless you are registered.
- Follow this link for further information on training to become a Childminder:
For more information on how to train and register in Conwy follow this link: Introducing Homebased Childcare (IHC)/ Preparing for Childminding Practice (PCP) course for home childcare providers or contact: 01492 577862 or firstname.lastname@example.org