Are you passionate about supporting teenagers and helping them reach their full potential?

Do you want to play a central role in implementing practical, supportive approaches to wellbeing with teenagers, but are unsure of how to start?
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Are you struggling to understand and support teenagers through the complex and unique challenges of adolescence without proper guidance and knowledge?

Do you want to learn to adapt your current caregiving approaches to meet the evolving needs of teenagers?
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Acquire evidence-based knowledge and insights to confidently support teenagers during this critical phase of their development and foster stronger partnerships with teenagers and their families.

Gain a deeper understanding of the unique physical, emotional, and cognitive changes that occur during adolescence.

Equip yourself with essential skills in conflict resolution and behavioural management to better navigate challenging situations and promote positive behaviours for teenagers.

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Navigating Adolescence

Course Contents

Topics covered:
        1- Introduction to Adolescent Development
        2- Adolescent Physical Development
        3- Adolescent Social and Emotional Development
        4- Activities for Adolescents
        5- Transitioning to Early Adulthood

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.

Navigating Adolescence equips nannies with the necessary tools to navigate the unique challenges and transitions of teenage life, enabling them to provide effective support and help teenagers reach their full potential. Through this course, participants will learn about key concepts and keywords in the field, as well as acquire crucial activities and approaches that promote healthy development during this crucial period. This course empowers students to confidently guide teenagers through this transformative stage, fostering their growth, resilience, and well-being.

Navigating Adolescence

Course Features

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Study time: 75 hours

Assessment format: Exam and Essay

  • Course Overview

    Our Navigating Adolescence programme is specifically useful for professionals wanting to expand their knowledge of teenagers and learn applicable techniques to ensure high-quality care. Learn how to create nurturing, supportive environments for those in your charge and implement practical strategies to enhance physical, 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

Dr. Zaida Rodrigo 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 Navigating Adolescence course ensures you can:

Professionalism Irrespective of Age

Know you have the confidence, awareness and qualifications to ensure high-quality care irrespective of a child's age, specifically when supporting teenagers. 

Nurture and Support Adolescents to Thrive

Caring for children through adolescence can be overwhelming without the right toolkit. Prove to employers you know proven approaches to provide excellent teenage support and care. 

Ensure Safe Environments for Adolescents

Prove you can create safe and beneficial environments for adolescent development and boost your CV with impressive credentials.

Our students love us

Clear information about the basic knowledge needed for adolescents.
Patty S.
I liked the course. The explanations were great.
Jane C.
Concise and practical.
Laia D.
I really enjoyed this course and was put together fantastically.
Fernanda L.
I enjoyed it very much. I am excited to take more courses!
Joane H.
I wish I had taken this course earlier because I learned so much and it was very engaging. 
Gloria F.

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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!

This course is the ideal choice for professional nannies looking to further their understanding of teenage milestones and overall development. Navigating Adolescence helps nannies successfully traverse the various transitions of teenage life and support youngsters to reach their full potential. Learn about key concepts and keywords in the field, and acquire vital activities and approaches to support healthy development during this period. Gain an accredited certificate, prove your knowledge to employers and stand out as a credible candidate. 

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

Navigating Adolescence

This course is designed to deepen students' understanding of adolescent development to care for and support teenagers.

Navigating Adolescence


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 revitalize 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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