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

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.

Camden are offering a free "Becoming a Childminder" course on the following dates in February 2024:
Dates:  Monday 12, Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14, Friday 16 February 2024
Time:  9.30am (for a 9.45am start) to 3.00pm

If you would like to book a place on this course please contact Gabrielle or Sandra on the details below:
​​​​​​​Gabrielle Pollock:  phone 0207 974 6172 or email
​​​​​​​Sandra Dodd:  phone 0207 974 1629 or email

4. Register with Ofsted.

Register as a nanny 

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