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Careers in childcare

  • Children, young people and families

Becoming a registered childminder

If you're interested in working with children and would like to be self-employed running your own business from your own home, then childminding could be the career for you.

We hold monthly childminding information sessions to those interested in becoming a registered childminder. To book your place, please contact FIS.

Setting up a nursery in Barnet

If you are interested in setting up a registered nursery, Barnet Early Years Team can offer start up business advice and registration support.

Further information can be found in the following leaflet 'Do you want to become a childcare provider?'

For information on registering as a childcare provider or setting up a childcare provision, contact FIS

Researching the childcare market in Barnet

Barnet Council undertakes a Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA) which assesses the demand and supply within the childcare market. This will help you with conducting your market research before planning on setting up your business within Barnet.

Information on new housing and businesses in Barnet can be accessed from www.barnet.gov.uk/planning. You can also search for official UK statistics online at www.statistics.gov.uk. It contains information about the General Household Survey, population trends, family expenditure etc

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