Information for childcare providers

We provide information for existing, and potential, childcare providers.

You can access the latest job opportunities through Childcare Jobs Dorset. You can also find out about any requirements from Ofsted.

The Childcare Team have a number of e-learning courses available to early years providers. Email for more information.

There is important information about 3 and 4 year old funding for childcare providers.

You can also find out about childcare training, setting up a childcare business or becoming a childminder.

Information about childcare qualification requirements.

Important guidance for childcare providers registered to offer the free Early Education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

Information and guidance on becoming a registered childminder.

Guidance about setting up and extending a childcare business.

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Page last updated: 13 May 2021
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