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What Qualifications do Childcare Staff Need?

All Pre-schools, Day Nurseries must have a Manager qualified to at least Level 3 in Childcare or Early Years  and half the staff on L2 to be working towards higher qualifications.  Staff are required to continue training and updating their knowledge on a regular basis.

A full list of qualifications can be found here on the Dorset Careers in Childcare website.  

All Childcare provider staff are checked to ensure they are suitable to look after children. This includes a DBS Check, for past offences and a health check.