Welcome to the new BCMA website. By using the links above you can find information on policy and procedure writing, CPD for childminders and guidance for parents and carers who are seeking high quality childcare.
Our aim is to promote quality, professional homebased childcare and help childminders to continually improve the service they offer.
Keep checking in with us for news articles and information.
Safeguarding Children Refresher Course Saturday 25th February 2017 - 9.45am to 1.30pm
This course is suitable for those that currently hold a Safeguarding Children Certificate that is no more than 2 years old.
How to become an Ofsted Registered Childminder and all other training for registered Childminders
Our next Pre-Registration Homebased Childcare Course Starts Saturday 21st January 2017
Tax-Free Childcare - Childcare providers need to sign up to this scheme to receive payments from parents
The Childcare Business Grants Scheme will be re-launching soon and is now being managed by Ecorys UK
If you have applied under the previous scheme your application will continue to be processed. If you have been approved for payment you will be paid shortly.
The scheme is being reviewed and we expect a revised scheme to be launched shortly. Further updates will be provided as soon as possible; please keep checking this website for news.