Other Training

Become a Childminder
  • Child Development 3-5 Years

    Early years practitioners can develop an awareness of young children as competent co-constructors of their social, emotional and physical environment. They will gain the knowledge and skills required to promote the development and learning of this age group.

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  • First Aid Training

    The Minimum Standards for Childminding and Daycare for children under age 12 [July 2012] requires that Childminders have up to date Paediatric First Aid training. Northern Ireland who can deliver this training and these are detailed in the table below. If you wish to avail of this training, please contact the provider directly. Information : NICMA are not responsible for organising the First Aid training; it is between the Training Provider and you to arrange. It is also your responsibility to ensure that any course undertaken meets the needs of the Minimum Standards. A number of other first aid providers are available to view here

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  • Early Movers

    Early Movers training aims to promote a greater understanding of the important role physical activity plays in early years’ development. It is designed to increase knowledge of the physical activity guidelines for early years as well as provide practical ideas on how to increase physical activity

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  • Child Development 0-3 Years

    It will provide early years practitioners with the knowledge and skills to promote children’s development (0-3 years) and emphasises the impact this will have on children’s future outcomes and life chances.

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  • Free Mind-ED Online Training

    FREE online training modules to help develop childminders knowledge and skills in children and young people's mental health, well-being and development.

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