Becoming a Registered Childminder

Would you like a career which works with children and is flexible?

If the answer is yes, becoming a registered childminder might be the right choice for you.

Childminding can be a rewarding career that suits many different lifestyles. As a childminder you will be your own boss, working from your own home and can organise your work to suit both yourself and the families you work with.

What can the Torfaen Childcare Team offer you to support your journey to a rewarding career with endless opportunities for growth and advancement.

We can support you with:

  • Fully funded opportunities to complete a pre-registration childminding course

  • Support to complete your registration with Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

  • Ongoing support and advice

  • Free membership and public liability insurance for one year to the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY)

  • Access to funded training such as Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid and Food Safety

  • Start up pack including tools of the trade (PACEY)

For further information please contact

or call us on 0800 0196 330 or you can download our publications below.

Steps to Becoming a Registered Childminder

Childminder Questionnaire