Student memberships

HBCA Student membership

HBCA Student membership is only available as part of the HBCA training course. The Home-based Childcare Award will help you to prepare to register as a childminder in England, giving you the information, knowledge and background you need to care for children and run a successful home-based childcare business. 

You'll get your HBCA Student membership details when you purchse the HBCA course from The Childcare Company. The HBCA Student membership plan runs for the duration of your course.

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Further Education Student membership

Available exclusively to those studying further education, student membership includes access to all our fantastic resources and is only £30 a year. When you think about it, that’s just £2.50 a month!

Buy PACEY membership for the price of one text book and get;

Free study support

  • Easy-to-access digital downloads covering a wide range of topics including safeguarding, language development and effective learning
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest sector news, views and opinions by reading Childcare Professional magazine online

Additional training

Complete up to £125 worth of online training courses which you can do at your own pace and from the comfort of home.

Tools to showcase your development

  • A personal CPD log instantly evidences your learning to tutors
  • Personalised certificates issued for each completed training course
  • Membership strengthens your CV for placements, employers, further study and UCAS applications

Money saving on student essentials

  • Exclusive discounts on all PACEY products, courses, webinars and workshops
  • £10 sign-up bonus when you join TopCashback

If your institute is not listed, then please select 'other' when purchasing student membership. If you have any questions about our student membership package or would like more information, please email us. If you are studying HBCA with The Childcare Company, please do not purchase FE Student membership as your HBCA Student membership is included.