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  • 22 June 2021
  • News

The Self-Assessment of Service Statement (SASS) will be going live on 7 July 2021

It is a legal requirement for all childminders and childcare and play providers to complete a SASS.

We have written to providers to let them know that the SASS will be going live on 7July 2021.

The SASS is an online form Registered Persons and Responsible Individuals are required to complete under the Child Minding and Day Care (Wales) Regulations 2010, in relation to monitoring compliance of a service. The SASS provides vital information that we use to plan our inspections, and helps us advise Welsh Government about the state of the childcare and play sector in Wales.

We no longer produce a paper copy of the SASS form, so childcare providers will need a CIW Online account in order to complete the SASS when it goes live.

If you already have a CIW Online account you can log on, complete and submit your SASS from 7 July 2021.

If you have not yet set up a CIW Online account you need to take urgent action.

  • visit CIW Online
  • or call us on 0300 7900 126 and select option 4

Please ensure you have fully set up your CIW Online account by 2 July 2021.

Please submit your SASS by 4 August 2021.