Register as a childcare provider

If you are interested in setting up a nursery business please contact Camden's Early Years Quality Support and Training Manager, Kay Williams, by emailing [email protected]


Become a childminder 

Camden provides advice and support to childminders from enquiry stage, through the registration process, and when registered.

Video: Childminders - come and see us at home

To prepare for registration as a childminder:

1) Read the Childminder Factsheet (PDF).

2) Seek further information from an Early Years Advisor by calling: 0207 974 1629 or 0207 974 6172.

3) Complete training which helps you to understand and implement the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) before you can register with Ofsted or a childminder agency.

4) Register with Ofsted.


Becoming a Childminder Course

Camden's free four-day pre-registration course includes information on the EYFS and how to put it into practice, Ofsted's processes of registration and child protection.

The details of our next course are:

Dates: Monday 31 July, Tuesday 1 August, Wednesday 2 August and Friday 4 August 2023

Time: 9.30am (for 9.45am start) to 3pm

Venue: Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, NW1 8BD, London

For more information and to book a place, please contact Gabrielle Pollock on 020 7974 6172 or Sandra Dodd on 020 7974 1629.


Register as a nanny 


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