Ready to expand your knowledge about keeping children safe in the family home, car and wider community?

Are you dedicated to caring for children but are unclear about how to deal with safety hazards and common childhood illnesses? 
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Do you want to strengthen your understanding of how to help children develop healthy habits?

Would you like to gain practical skills that can help boost the well-being of the children in your care?
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Showcase your dedication to, and understanding of, living a healthy lifestyle. 

Create a positive and nurturing environment for children by implementing healthy routines, fostering open communication, and providing opportunities for growth and development.

Learn how to engage children in activities that promote their wellbeing and the wellbeing of their families. 

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Caring for Children

Course Contents

Topics covered:
          1- Common Childhood Illnesses
          2- Safety in the Home
          3- Safe Driving Practices
          4- Planning your Day
This fully-online course comprises 4 in-depth weekly sessions, with programme materials available for 12 weeks to allow students to work through contents at their own pace, in any location or setting. An interactive ebook and weekly assessment structure aids easy material revision, as does our extensive group forum where individuals can interact with the course assessors and other students.

Our Caring for Children course offers an introduction to the core method required to keep children safe whilst working as a childcare professional. This includes recognising and dealing with common childhood illnesses, identifying and rectifying potential safety hazards within the family home and the community, and how to safely drive with children in private vehicles. This programme also familiarises students with age-appropriate activities and routines for children in various stages of development.

Caring for Children

Course Features

Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Study time: 60 hours

Assessment format: Exam and Essay

  • Course Overview

    Caring for Children is a go-to resource for nannies wanting to understand the key do's and don'ts when caring for children. This programme is specially designed to educate sector professionals about how to keep youngsters healthy and safe throughout their daily lives.
  • Certification Included

    Upon successful completion of this course, students earn an International Nanny Institute certificate. Gaining this qualification is an excellent way to impress future employers, as it is issued by a well-established, premium, leading nanny agency, International Nanny Ltd. 

Career Session

Enrol today and reap the benefits of a career webinar session with International Nanny founder, and recruiter expert, Dr. Zaida R. Pérez. In this session, you will gain valuable insights about career options and job opportunities. 
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Meet the Academic Team

Sam Sach

Sam is an Early Years teacher from the UK, with Qualified Teacher Status and Early Years Professional status. She has worked across the Early Years sector, including working as a nanny, and has a master's degree in Childhood Studies and Early Years. Sam currently works as a trainer and assessor for Early Years practitioners and Special Educational Needs coordinators, which fits well with her own passion for professional development and raising standards across the sector.

Tamazine Rosa

Tamazine is a qualified teacher with a background in early childhood development. She holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University, a PGCE from Sunderland University and a BDA Accredited Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia. During the past 15 years, Tamazine has worked in both private and public sectors of early years and primary education and has held various positions including working as a maternity night nurse, a nanny, a caretaker/educator of young children with Special Needs and a Classroom Learning Specialist. 

Dr. Zaida Rodrigo Pérez

Zaida has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education, lecturing and researching at an International level.
Zaida holds a PhD in Management; she is a Chartered Marketer and has PGCE.
Zaida has been highly interested in psychology and child development. Therefore, she was awarded a University Certificate in Psychology from Derby University; she is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and has a dual Master’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Emotional Intelligence.

Investing in your educational and professional development by enrolling in the Caring for Children course ensures you can:

Gain Specialised Safeguarding Skillset

Acquire advanced tools to keep children safe from accidents, during illnesses, and stand out from the crowd as a well-qualified, well-equipped candidate for any role.

Stimulate and Engage Children in your Care

Show prospective employers you are able to create high-quality activities that will aid your charge's development and growth on a daily basis. 

Prove your Professional Judgement and Discernment

Our Caring for Children certification is evidence on your CV of your ability to manage risk appropriately and will enable you to feel confident applying for your dream role and thrive in interview situations. 

Our students love us

I found this course to provide excellent insight into the world of childcare. Having no previous knowledge before starting the course does not represent any difficulty in order to finish this course.
Adriana P.
I enjoyed it very much. I am excited to take more courses!
Debbie R.
I really liked the program which was well explained and detailed. It makes you want to learn more.
Noe F.
Very useful information and a good foundation of knowledge to apply to working with children, thanks!
Lau R.
I wish I had taken this course earlier because I learned so much and it was very engaging. 
Michelle L.
 I enjoyed it very much. I am excited to take more courses!
Emilie M.

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Money-Back Guarantee

We want you to feel completely satisfied with your learning experience, that's why we offer a 15-day money-back guarantee! If, within the first 15 days of the course, you find that it doesn't meet your expectations or you're not enjoying it as much as we hope, just let us know, and we'll issue you a full refund. We believe in the value of our programme and are committed to providing a positive and enriching experience that will help build your knowledge and confidence. Your satisfaction is our priority!
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The time is now!

Caring for Children is ideal for childcare professionals wanting to ensure children remain safe, whilst allowing them enough risk to encourage development. Gain the skills and confidence to plan stimulating daily routines and how to assess and manage risk at home and on the roads. Earn an academic qualification that proves you can recognise signs of common childhood illnesses, and have developed an understanding of age-appropriate schedules and routines for children of all ages. Invest in a specialised certificate, evolve your skill set, increase your earning potential and secure the job of your dreams.

Are you ready to develop your skill set as a professional nanny?

Caring for Children

This course teaches nannies how to keep children healthy and safe throughout the day.

Caring for Children


Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I enrol in a nanny course?

In a competitive field like nannying, trust is paramount. By showcasing a recognised professional qualification on your CV, you distinguish yourself as a trustworthy and competent caregiver in the eyes of employers.
Moreover, our courses not only equip you with a comprehensive understanding of childcare but also provide you with a fresh skill set to excel in your future roles. You will emerge from our courses with enhanced expertise, ready to make a positive impact in your next position.

I already have experience with children, what can I gain by enrolling in an official International Nanny Institute course?

Whether you are currently working as a nanny or considering entering the field, it is never too late to enhance your professional profile and revitalise your skill set with a professional nanny qualification. Our courses are designed to introduce you to essential skills, concepts, and methodologies that can be seamlessly integrated into your daily routine, ultimately benefiting the children under your care. Embrace the opportunity to elevate your expertise and make a lasting impact in your role as a nanny.

Are all the courses fully online, or do I have to be present in a physical classroom?

All of our courses are entirely online. You can study on any device that has an internet connection, and there is no need to be present in a physical classroom.

Can I study offline or do I need internet connection?

Unfortunately our courses are not available offline, and you do need a stable internet connection in order to complete them.

Can I study on my iPad, tablet, iPhone or smartphone?

Of course, you can! The International Nanny Institute is fully responsive on all kinds of electronic and devices. For the best experience, you can use the mobile version of Google Chrome, if your device supports it.

What type of courses do you offer?

At the International Nanny Institute, our professional nanny courses are carefully developed to equip nannies for their caregiving roles. These comprehensive courses cover a wide range of topics, providing nannies with a deep understanding of effective childcare within a domestic environment.

How long will it take to complete the courses?

Our courses can take anywhere from 6 hours to 75 hours to complete depending on the course.

What happens if I don't pass the exams? Can I retake the course?

Rest assured, in the event that you do not pass the exams on your first attempt, there's no need to worry. You will have the opportunity to retake them. However, we highly recommend revisiting the readings, materials, and slide presentations, dedicating extra time to studying and adequately preparing for the exams. You are welcome to retake the exams as many times as necessary to ensure your success.

Once I complete the training courses, will International Nanny offer me a job?

Once you have successfully completed a course, you have the option to enhance your CV or resume with it and apply to a wide range of desired jobs or agencies. Additionally, as a student of our Institute, you are encouraged to explore the various opportunities available on the International Nanny website, giving you an added advantage with our Institute's certificate.
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