Childminding Training & Events


To raise the quality of home-based childminding services, the Dublin City Childcare Committee offer a free Quality Awareness Programme for home based childminders.

The course is 15 to 20 hours and looks at:

·         Childminding as a career option

·         Child development

·         Hygiene, health and safety issues in a home environment

·         The importance of play

·         Government supports for childminders and

·         Paediatric First Aid

This course offers a good foundation for anyone considering setting up a home based childminding service. For those already working as childminders, it may refresh or provide new ideas and insights into childminding business as well as offer a valuable networking opportunity. This course does not have any tests or exams.

To find out when the next QAP or any other training courses/workshops is taking place, please see DCCC Training and Events