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Training

Koru Kids pay for all of the training you need to become a registered childminder.

  • This includes but is not restricted to the following: Safeguarding, Safe Sleep, Food Hygiene, Food Allergy Awareness, EYFS training, and Pre-Registration Visit Training.

  • Click here to read more about our training.

First aid training

We pay for your paediatric first aid course through our partners Tigerlily.

  • This is a 12-hour course: 6 hours of in-person training, and 6 hours of online training which can be done in your own time.

  • You will receive a certificate on completion.

  • Please keep in mind that if you cannot attend a booked session and do not cancel within 72 hours of the session's date you will be charge for this session.

Outdoor learning

We pay for your Outdoor learning training delivered by our partner Little Forest Folks.

  • This is a full day in person training

  • Please keep in mind that if you cannot attend a booked session and do not cancel within 72 hours of the session's date you will be charge for this session.

DBS checks

We pay for your enhanced DBS check, which costs around £50.

  • We also cover the upfront cost of any additional DBS checks that you need done (for anyone over 16 who lives with you), but we do take this cost off your first pay cheque (£5 per check).

We ask that you cover the cost of your DBS update service.

  • This is a low cost of £13 per year.

Insurance

  • You will be covered by our Public Liability insurance with Michel Morton.

Health declaration

Your health declaration form is an early step in the process.

  • The cost varies anywhere from £0–£100 depending on your GP practice.

  • We will reimburse you for this cost if you become a registered childminder with us.

  • We will cover the costs up to a maximum of £100, so please keep a copy of the receipt.

  • We will guide you through the process of getting this carried out, and provide you with the form.

£50 refundable deposit

In order to unlock all of the costs above, we ask that you pay a small refundable deposit of £50.

  • We take a deposit as a sign of your commitment to work with Koru Kids. We invest a lot of money, time and love into making sure that you become an excellent childminder, so we need to know that you’re in this with us!

  • Your deposit is completely refundable, and will be paid back to you with your first earnings via Koru Kids.

Koru Kids fee

We take a fee of 10% of your earnings from parents.


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Have any questions? Send us an email to earlyeducators@korukids.co.uk

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