Full and relevant qualifications

Most clubs are exempt from qualification requirements

Since September 2014, out of school clubs on the Early Years Register have been exempt from the requirement to employ staff with 'full and relevant' childcare or playwork qualifications — so long as all the children are in the Reception Year or older. Of course it is still a good idea to employ qualified staff, but it is now down to individual employers to decide what qualifications are appropriate for their settings.

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