Do you want to learn more about how children learn and develop?

Prepare yourself to be a professional nanny and best support children by gaining an understanding of developmental milestones and patterns.

• OCN-London Accredited •
• Continuing Professional Development Accredited •
• International Nanny Institute Accredited •

What can this course help me achieve?

Gain confidence! 

Learn the stages of development experienced during the childhood years.

Further your educational studies!

Gain an internationally recognized certification from OCN-London, CPD and the International Nanny Institute!

Empower yourself!

Attain the skills needed to support children’s developmental needs as a professional nanny.

Secure your dream job!

Demonstrate your understanding of child development with this specialised qualification.

Child Development

Course features:
  • Level: Beginner - Intermediate
  • Study time:
    60 hours
  • Assessment format: Exam and Essay
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Course Overview
This course covers the stages and milestones of young children and teaches caregivers how to support children as they grow.
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Certification Included
Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn an International Nanny Institute certificate, an OCN-London Level 3 certificate worth 6 credits hours.

Course Contents

Child Development is designed to introduce students to the typical patterns and milestones of children during different stages of their childhoods. It also teaches students various ways they can best support children’s development across a range of areas.

This course will take approximately 60 hours to complete and is composed of 4 in-depth weekly sessions. Each week, students will gain access to a new lesson which includes an interactive ebook and a weekly assessment designed to help revise the material. There is also an extensive group forum that allows students to interact and discuss what they have learned with the course assessors and other students.
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Once enrolled students will have access to the course for 8 weeks, allowing you to complete the course in your own time and at your own pace. In addition, as Child Development is fully online, students can complete their coursework from anywhere in the world.

 The sessions students will cover in this course are:
          1- Newborns
          2- Infants
          3- Toddlers
          4- Preschool and School-age Children
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Is this course right for me?

Do you want to improve your knowledge of child development? Would you like to earn an academic qualification in child development to position yourself as a well-educated and professionally trained nanny? Child Development can help students understand children’s developmental stages, patterns and milestones from birth through the school-age years.

When hiring a professional nanny, parents request that candidates have a good understanding of child development. Most families are looking for candidates who understand how to support their child’s growth through the implementation of age-appropriate activities. A professional nanny is able to use their knowledge and understanding of child development to help the children in their care grow, thrive and develop.
Child Development can help students build the necessary knowledge required to support children throughout their early years and beyond. Earning an academic qualification in child development can help demonstrate commitment to your career as a childcare provider, which can be reassuring to potential employers.

Meet the Academic Team

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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 Co-ordinators, which fits well with her own passion for professional development and raising standards across the sector.
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Are you ready to develop your skill set as a professional nanny?

Single Course - Child Development

This course covers the stages and milestones of young children and teaches caregivers how to support children as they grow.

Child Development
£ 280
Essential Skills for Working as A Nanny Bundle
Are you interested in more than one of our courses?

These 5 courses are originally £1300, but for only £1100 you will have access to:
The Role of a Nanny
£ 280
Healthy Living
£ 280
Child Development
£ 280
Caring for Children
£ 280
Baby Care Essentials
£ 180

Enrol in the International Nanny Institute Level 3 OCN-London programme and get 5 courses for the price of 4!

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