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The latest qualifications which are acceptable for the Childcare Approval Scheme (CAS) are listed on the SureStart Government website.

A list of the current CAS approved awarding bodies include:

ABC, Association Montessori International, Bournemouth Montessori Examination Board, Bristol Assoc. of Neighbourhood Daycare, BTEC, CACHE (The National Extension College offers this induction course as a home study course and most Local Authorities deliver the course on site or through local training providers/colleges), CEYA, City and Guilds, Common Thread Consultancy, Community Education Lewisham (CEL), Devon Early Years Development and Childcare Partnership, Dorset County Council and Dorset Sure start, Edexcel, Kent & Sussex Montessori Centre, London Montessori Centre, Manchester Play Team, Montessori Centre International Examination Board, NAMCW, NCFE, NNEB, NOCN, Northumbria University at Newcastle, OCR, Open College Network (Currently available in a number of colleges in the south-east), PLA, Playwork Partnerships, SkillsActive, Steiner Waldolf Schools Fellowship, SureStart Stockton-on-Tees, Torbay Local Authority - Tameside, University of Wolverhampton.

View latest acceptable CAS childcare qualifications

When you employ child care you need to be aware of the childcare tax issues and Taxing Nannies specialise in calculating payroll tax and national insurance.

If you need help regarding setting up childcare employment contracts, issuing child care payslips or need tax and payroll advice please contact Taxing Nannies.