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          My Qualifications

I have gained Level 3 and 4 qualifications in childcare;-

  • Cache Level 3 Certificate in Childminding Practice,
  • NVQ Level 3 Children's Care, Learning and Development 
  •  Level 4 HCE in Welsh and Bilingualism in the Early Years.

As part of my registration I have to refresha certain courses every three years;-

  • Paediatric First Aid, St John's Ambulance 02/02/13 (renewal by February 2016)
  • Food Hygiene, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health 23/11/14 (renewal by November 2017)
  • All Wales Child Protection Procedures , Clybiau Plant Cymru 7/3/15 (renewal by March 2018)

I have also completed the High/Scope Implementation Course, High/Scope Institute UK July 2006




 Courses and Workshops Attended

I will continue to attend relevant courses and training to enable me to give the best possible care to your child and to update my knowledge in all areas of my work. 

Welsh Language awareness

Quality and Training Day (including treasure basket and Heuristic Play)

Food Safety Level 2

Exploring Play: The Importance Of Play in  Every Day Life

Allergen Training

Teifi childminding Group

  Pacey & Carmarthenshire FIS


Future Learn/University of Sheffield

Food Standards Agency


Supporting Children with Speech Language and Communication Needs

An Introduction to Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Expectations of Behaviour

Starting Out - Supporting Children's Emotional Wellbeing (Wales)

Understanding and Working to The Foundation Phase in Wales

Raising Developmental Concerns with Parents









 Supporting Additional  Needs

Ceredigion Childcare Conference - Special Needs

Down's Syndrome Awareness

Bookstart Super Box Conference (Best Practice Exhibitor)

Safety in The Home


Ceredigion FIS

Teifi Childminding Group/Ceredigion FIS

Bookstart/ Dechrau Da



Introduction to British Sign Language

ADHD, Autism and Similar Awareness Training

 Level 2 Nutrition in the Early Years

Early Years workers Nutrition Conference

 Bookstart Big Box Conference


Ceredigion FIS/Teifi Childminders

Carmarthen Children's Partnership

Carmarthenshire NHS Dietetics Dept

Carmarthenshire NHS Dietetics Dept

 Bookstart/Dechrau Da


Managing Behaviour

Playing with the Elements - Outside

 Fire Safety Awareness Training

Foundation Phase Conference and Supporting Children with Additional Needs

Play Workshop

Carmarthen Children's Partnership

Carmarthen Children's Partnership

Dyfed Powys Fire Brigade


Carmarthen Children's Partnership/Plant Dewi


My Voice, My Choice - Participation Workshop/Puppets and Play Workshop

Dental Health Workshop

 Epi-pen Training

Level 3 -  Child Care, Learning and Development - Technical Certificate

NCMA/Ceredigion FIS

Carmarthenshire NHS trust 

Teifi Surgery, Llandysul

City & Guilds/Ceredigion Training


Infant Communication, The Social Baby and The Social Toddler 

Speech and Language Therapy Playworkers Seminar 

The Amazing Infant & The Clinical Importance of Touch in Infancy 

 Baby Sing and Sign Taster Session

Plant Dewi

Carmarthenshire Sure Start Speech Therapy Unit  

Plant Dewi

Sing and Sign


123 Healthy Eating Workshop 

Speech and Language Therapy Workshop

Outdoor Play Workshop

 Outdoor Play Conference

NHS Dietetics Dept 

Carmarthenshire Sure Start Speech Therapy Unit 

Trinity College/Trysordy 

Trinity College/Jan White 


Language and Play/Numbers and Play

Basic Skills Agency 



Bilingual From Birth



Story Sacks Workshop

Supporting children's Learning Whilst at Primary School


Harlow Basic Skills Project





Current & Future Training

Training booked or currently undergoing:


Level 4 -CPD Rethinking Child Development

Glyndwr University

Mar 2015