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22-08-2010, 08:05 PM
Do we always have to do the 12 hour course or is 6 hours OK for a refresher? Mine runs out next month and our local authority don't weem to be putting any on for childminders any time soon. All the 12 hour ones I can find - including the ones which are set by the LEA - are weekday courses and as I'minconveniencing all the parents with my uni course I just can't shut down for this too. But I have found a weekend course which is 6 hours - would that do, do you think, until I can get on a 12 hour one?

22-08-2010, 08:06 PM
Unfortunately it has to be 12 hours, even for a refresher :(

22-08-2010, 08:15 PM
Unfortunately it has to be 12 hours, even for a refresher :(

I thought so - thanks Pauline.
I've been trying for 2 months or more to find a course! The local authority has been updating its system :rolleyes: and have been telling me to check back in a few weeks for ages. Ah well, the search goes on

Chatterbox Childcare
22-08-2010, 08:32 PM
Contact the council and tell them you need a course or Ofsted will de register you!

If I cannot get a course I go to the council and ask for funding and book it all myself.

Have you spoken to your Dev Worker as there will be others like you in the same boat?