Essential online training for childcare professionals
PACEY offers eight key courses which will help you get you in your career as a childcare provider.
1. Level 3 award in preparing to work in home-based childcare in England
This is our recommended course for prospective and new childminders, childminding assistants and nannies in England. You’ll learn everything you need to know to work in a home-based childcare setting.
2. Understand how to set up a home-based childcare service in Wales
This is our recommended course for prospective and new childminders and nannies in Wales. You’ll learn everything you need to know to work in a home-based childcare setting.
3. Planning for next steps
Childcare and early years professionals will learn more about factors to take into account when they’re planning the next steps for children’s learning in this online course. It will take around five hours to complete.
4. Basic food hygiene
Understand the risks of contamination, correct handling and storage, as well as your legal responsibilities with regards to food hygiene in a childcare setting.
5. Data protection
Learn more about how data protection affects you and your responsibilities as a childminder when you handle people’s personal information.
6. Child exploitation and online safety
Understand how children and young people use technology, what risks are involved and how you can help protect them from sexual exploitation.
7. Safeguarding children
Understand your roles and responsibilities in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children.
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8. Effective induction, supervision and appraisals
Understand your role as a manager or supervisor to ensure staff feel valued and motivated whilst meeting statutory requirements and engaging in their development.