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Starting a Child Care Business Course

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Our Starting a Child Care Business Course aims to develop your understanding of the child care business.

During your study of this course you will look at a range of topics which will give you the knowledge needed to work in child care.

You will also learn how to set up and run your own child care business.
Study Time: 120 hours
Tutor Support: 12 months

Payment plans from as little as £7.69 per month.
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Researching the Market

  • Registered Childminder
  • Childminding Business
  • Nursery
  • Unique Selling Point

Setting up your business

  • Acquiring Premises
  • Outdoor space
  • Disabled Access
  • Giving your business a name

The registration process

  • Care, Learning and Play
  • Working with Parents and Carers
  • Child Protection
  • Documentation

Launching your business

  • Advertising
  • Interviewing potential customers
  • Settling a Child into your setting

Health, safety and hygiene

  • Childminders
  • The Living Room/Playroom
  • Making your garden or Play Area safe for children

Toys and Equipment

  • Start-up Grants
  • Basic toys and equipment
  • Educational

Customer service and parental involvement

  • If things go wrong
  • Difficult people and situations
  • Contracts
  • Areas of Conflict

Financial Matters

  • Expenses
  • Financial help for Childminders
  • Profit and Loss

As you progress through the Starting a Child Care Business Course sections you will encounter lessons, activities, core reading and assessments.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Our Starting a Child Care Business Course is Powered by:

  • Printed Study Guides in Sturdy Folder
  • Dedicated tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor
The course contains a number of self-assessment exercises, these are a vital part of the course as they help you gauge your progress. There are also Tutor Marked Assignments to be submitted to your tutor for marking and feedback.
Perhaps the most important asset provided as part of your Starting a Child Care Business Course is access to a dedicated academic tutor. You will be assigned a tutor on enrolment who will support you for 12 months. Support extensions are available upon request.
On successful completion of this Starting a Child Care Business Course you will receive a CloudLearn Certificate of Achievement.
Pay your course in full or spread the cost with one of our monthly instalment plans. Speak to one of our advisers today about arranging a monthly instalment plan for your chosen course(s) on 0330 111 4006

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