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Are you thinking about a career in childcare? Then you might want to consider the Home Based Childcare Course – Level 3. This course will equip you with all the skills, qualities and practical knowledge you need to care for children in their homes or set up a home-based childcare business of your own.

This course is ideal for anyone looking to kickstart a career as a Nanny or Childminder. It offers guidance on all areas of childcare, from safeguarding best practices to nutritional requirements for children. It also covers important information on how to care for and support children with special needs who may need assistance carrying out their day-to-day duties.

What’s more, this course will teach you about the different stages of growth and development in children. It also includes the key factors that affect growth and development and how to nurture both in the children under your care, as a qualified childcare professional.

Why choose this Home Based Childcare Course – Level 3

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of:

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. A print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.

Career Path

This course is designed for professionals who work with a range of dangerous substances, or individuals that store them. 

  • Construction site workers and Demolitionists 
  • Shopkeepers 
  • Waste Disposal experts
  • Commercial cleaners
  • Some homeowners

Course Curriculum

Home Based Childcare Course - Level 3
Introduction to Home-Based Childcare 00:11:00
Registering as an Approved Home-Based Childcarer 00:28:00
Effective Skills of a Childcarer 01:09:00
Children’s Learning and Development 00:51:00
Safeguarding Children 00:27:00
Health and Safety 00:38:00
Healthy Food for Children 00:30:00
Children with Special Needs 00:45:00
Law and Legislation 00:42:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Home Based Childcare Course – Level 3 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Home Based Childcare Course – Level 3 00:20:00
  • £425.00 £25.00 ex Vat
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units9
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 6 hours, 21 minutes

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