I take my chosen occupation very seriously and try to take any steps which I feel will increase my effectiveness as a Registered Childminder and improve the service I provide. Therefore, I am always keen to update and refresh my knowledge  through relevant  training courses. I have completed NVQ levels 3 & 4, a Network Quality Assurance Scheme and more recently studied with The Open University to gain a Foundation Degree in Early Years.

My qualifications and training I have attended to date are as follows:

  • Child protection seminar
  • NVQ level 2 childcare and education
  • Childminder information evening
  • Early years first aid
  • Special Educational Needs workshop
  • Recycle resources workshop
  • Be wise, be safe workshop
  • Autism awareness
  • Accreditation training
  • Business success
  • NVQ level 3 Early years care and education
  • Child protection
  • Birth to three training
  • Business workshop
  • Safer food, better business
  • Diversity
  • NVQ level 4 Children care learning and development
  • Early years foundation stage (EYFS) Training
  • First aid course
  • Communicating with 0 - 4 yr olds
  • Food safety
  • Nursery education refresher
  • EYFS Training
  • Early years support group
  • Understanding and valuing diversity
  • Ofsted self evaluation
  • Child protection awareness
  • Common assessment framework (CAF)
  • Behaviour managment
  • Healthy eating 
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Autism
  • Foundation Degree in early years
  • Forest/beach school training
  • Montessori course

Natasha has completed a paediatric first aid course, Safeguarding and is currently enrolled on a Level 3 Early Years educator training programme.






'All children, including those with additional needs, make outstanding progress in their learning from their different starting points. They benefit greatly from their experiences with the childminder. Children are very well prepared for school and the next stage in their learning' Ofsted 2016

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