Enabling Quality Childcare

Trio provide a programme of support, advice and training for early education and childcare providers to encourage high quality, inclusive practice in meeting the needs of all children and adults in their setting.

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Welcome to Trio Childcare Connections

Support for Childminders

Trio support Ofsted registered Childminders and run a Childminder Agency

Trio’s Childminder Agency registers childminders that it considers have the potential to be good or better. Trio guide them through every step of registration and beyond.

We offer Ofsted registered childminders a range of membership packages. In a number of LAs our support may include individual visits, training, quality improvement and specific schemes to meet local authority priorities.


Support for
Group Settings
(PVIs & Schools)

Our training and advisory service for EY providers includes areas such as CPD, recruitment, performance management and mock inspections.

Support for

Choosing a Childminder for your child can be a difficult time. Follow the link below for our guide on choosing a childminder to suit your family's needs and for details of Trio Agency Registered Childminders.

Trio Childcare

Trio offer a range of training opportunities to meet the qualificatory and continued professional development requirements of childcare practitioners, such as our successful and competitively priced childminder registration course, or our self paced ‘Early Years Educator’ level 3 diploma.

We have various face to face and online training courses to accommodate your learning style. We can also create bespoke packages to meet your needs.