Childcare: Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare Level 3 Work-based (FCHD)

Education and Training

Education and Training
Education and Training
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code BC278
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


If you want to work in a home-based childcare setting as a registered childminder, childminding assistant or nanny, it’s the perfect course for you.


Unit 1 provides learners with the knowledge required to work with children in a home based childcare setting whilst Unit 2 prepares learners to set up a home based childcare business.

Mandatory Units

• Unit 1: Preparing to work as a home based childcarer

• Unit 2: Preparing to set up a home based childcare business

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements Learners should be at least 18 years old.

Your next steps...

Upon completion of the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based, learners can progress onto Early Years Educator qualifications or study subjects related to the sector You could progress your careers in the sector, working in a wide range of environments including:

• Childminders

• Childminding assistants

• Nannies

• Au pairs

• Other childcarers in home based settings