Keen to set yourself apart from other candidates as a highly skilled, well-educated early years childcare professional?

Are you passionate about working with children in their Early Years but need to deepen their understanding in this area? 
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Do you want to enhance your skills and provide high-quality care for the children in your care? 

Are you seeking the confidence to deliver engaging play activities that promote cognitive, social, and emotional development?
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Develop your professional confidence by learning the best practices for providing exceptional care to children aged 12-months to 8-years-old.

Learn how to implement effective strategies for fostering cognitive, social, and emotional development of children.

Improve your long-term career opportunities by gaining the ability and knowledge to facilitate age-appropriate educational experiences for the children in your care.

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Early Years Childcare

Course Contents

Topics covered:
        1- Introduction to Child Development
        2- Looking after Young Children’s Health
        3- Children aged 12 to 24-months-old
        4- Children aged 2 to 4-years-old
        5- Children aged 5 to 8-years-old

This fully-online course comprises 5 in-depth weekly sessions, with programme materials available for 14 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.

Early Years Childcare empowers skilled nannies to provide exceptional care for children aged 12-months to 8-years. Enrolling in this course equips students with the necessary expertise and abilities to offer top-notch care and facilitate age-appropriate educational experiences that contribute to the overall growth of children. Gain the assurance required to excel as an early-years nanny and impress potential employers with your ability to orchestrate captivating play activities that foster cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Early Years Childcare

Course Features

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Study time: 75 hours

Assessment format: Exam and Essay

  • Course Overview

    Early Years Childcare supports professional nannies to care effectively for children from 12-months-old to 8-years-old. By taking this course, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide high-quality care and create developmentally appropriate learning experiences to aid children's holistic development. Get the confidence you need to be a successful early-years nanny and show employers you can deliver engaging play activities that promote cognitive, social, and emotional development.  
  • 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 Early Years Childcare course ensures you can:

Stimulate and Engage Youngsters in their Early Years

Effectively equip yourself to successfully create stimulating and nurturing environments for the children in your care. 

Gain Versatility Across Age Ranges

Prove to your employers you can care for and engage with children from 12-months-old to 8-years-old, and show you can provide high-quality, age-appropriate care for a variety of young children.

Develop a Practical Play Toolkit

Improve your ability to create and plan play activities for children of different ages that will help them have fun whilst supporting their early years' growth and development.

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I really liked the program which was well explained and detailed. It makes you want to learn more.
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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.
Evie M.
I enjoyed it very much. I am excited to take more courses!
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I wish I had taken this course earlier because I learned so much and it was very engaging. 
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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!

If you are a professional nanny looking to improve your skills in early years childcare, you are in the right place. Early Years Childcare is specifically designed to provide practical skills and theoretical understanding in this area. Earning a specialised academic qualification demonstrates your expertise and commitment to potential employers. Acquiring this certificate is the ideal way to stand out from the crowd, increase your earning potential and move ahead in your career. 

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

Early Years Childcare

This course covers child development, health, and age-specific care for young children from 12-months to 8-years-old.

Early Years Childcare


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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