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Learning Outcome


Are you thinking about a career in childcare? Then you might want to consider the Home Based Childcare Course. 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

  • 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

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued skill development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

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 Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD endorsed  certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and 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.

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
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 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Home Based Childcare Course 00:20:00
Assignment – Home Based Childcare Course 2 weeks, 1 day
Order Your Certificate
Order Your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

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