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We want your views on proposed changes to the National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare for children up to the age of 12 years.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
7 October 2022
Consultation launched:

Consultation documents

Consultation document , file type: DOCX, file size: 602 KB

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National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare (NMS) , file type: DOCX, file size: 786 KB

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Additional information

We are consulting on changes to:

  • first aid requirements (Standard 10)
  • child minders working with assistants (Standard 13) (childminders)
  • childcare qualifications for day care providers (Standard 13) (daycare)
  • supernumerary member of staff (Standard 15)
  • quality (Standard 18)
  • safeguarding (Standard 20)

The closing date for this consultation has been extended from 20 September to 7 October 2022 to allow additional time for responses. 

How to respond

Submit your comments by 7 October 2022, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to: 

NMS Consultation 
Childcare Play and Early Years Division
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ