This Child Minding Training for Childminders Course is designed for those who are practising professional in the relevant field to brush up their knowledge and enhance their capabilities to look after children and take part in raising them. This comprehensive course covers the basics to advanced knowledge of childcare and raising a child in the right way ensuring optimum growth and development.
In this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of childminding and child care through step by step guidelines and interactive contents. You’ll learn about the growth and development process of children and the roles of a nursery nurse in caring for children. Also, you’ll understand the factors affecting the development in childhood and the observation and assessment method for early years setting. Along with this, you’ll learn about the psychology of children and relationship building in childhood. Besides, the course will teach you about safeguarding children and ensuring their health and safety. You’ll gain knowledge about nutrition and healthy food for children. Apart from this, you’ll learn how to work in partnership with parents and carers and take part in a children’s development.
Successful completion of the course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to boost your career if you’re a practising professional already or give you a head start in getting into the career. The accredited certificate will recognise your skills and enhance your credibility to stand out from the crowd.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for anyone who wants to gain the skills and knowledge to boost his/her career in this field, which includes:
- Nursery Nurses
- Child Minders.
- Care Home Professionals.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
All of our courses are fully accredited. The content of the Child Minding Training for Childminders Course is certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the continuous professional development principles. This course provides you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helps you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.
In module one, we’ll learn about the duties of a nursery nurse and what qualities make a good nursery nurse.
In module two, we’ll learn about good caring practices for children including setting up a daily routine for them.
Module three explain the growth and development process of children. It discusses the principles and stages of development and different types of development.
In module four, we’ll have an overview of child psychology. We’ll understand the scope, areas and stages of development in childhood and how to guide psychological development in the right way.
Module five discusses the impact of attachment on relationship building in childhood. Here, we’ll learn about different theories related to this, such as Bowlby’s Attachment Theory, Evolutionary Theory, etc.
In this module, we’ll explore the different factors that influence development in childhood. We’ll learn about the role of parenting style and the impact of exposure to family problems on children’s development.
In module seven, we’ll deepen our understanding of the personality and intellectual development of children. We’ll understand the Erikson and Sullivan’s Stages of Psychosocial Growth. Also, we’ll learn about the impact of the surrounding environment on children’s development.
In module eight, we’ll learn about how to observe and assess a child’s development in the early years.
In module nine, we’ll broaden our understanding of The Early Childhood Curriculum Frameworks in UK Countries. Also, we’ll learn about planning for children’s learning and creating an ideal learning environment.
In this module, we’ll understand the concept of Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Discrimination. We’ll gain an in-depth understanding of different legislations related to equality and discrimination. Also, we’ll learn how to promote equality through anti-discriminatory and anti-bias practices.
In this module, we’ll learn about physical abuse and injuries, different types of neglect and how to deal with these issues to safeguard the children.
In module twelve, we’ll learn about the health and safety needs for children. We’ll learn about the importance of personal hygiene in childhood, different accidents and hazards in home and school, and how to avoid these to protect children.
Module thirteen explains the needs for nutrition and healthy food in children’s development. Here, we’ll learn about the main food groups for setting a balanced diet for children.
In this module, we’ll understand the impact of play and recreation on children’s learning and the overall development process. Also, we’ll discuss creativity development in childhood.
In this module, we’ll understand what it means by special needs. We’ll understand different disabilities and disorders in children and how to deal with them. Also, we’ll learn about SEN in the early years.
In this final module, we’ll understand how to work with parents and carers and take part in children’s development and raising. We’ll learn about the scopes and challenges in working with parents.