Do you have a passion for education and the skills required to work in a private household setting?

Gain the specialised skills, knowledge, and experience to excel in your career and stand out in an increasingly competitive job market as a professional governess.

•  Comprehensive 5-unit online course •
• International Nanny Institute Accredited •

What can this course help me achieve?

Gain increased knowledge! 

Understand the duties and responsibilities of a governess to propel your career.

Further your educational studies!

Gain an internationally recognised certification from the International Nanny Institute!

Take control, empower yourself!

Enhance your CV with the specialised skills and knowledge needed to excel in your career as a governess.

Secure your dream job!

This course will provide you with valuable training and a competitive edge in the job market.

Working as a Governess

Course features:
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time:
    50 hours
  • Assessment format: Exam and Essay
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Course Overview
This course teaches the skills needed to provide high-quality childcare and education to children in private households. 
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Certification Included
Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn an International Nanny Institute certificate.

Course Contents

Our Working as a Governess course is designed to give nannies comprehensive knowledge and skills for working as a governess in a private home. Beginning with defining the role of a governess in a private home, the course offers insights into developing essential skills like communication, handling relationships with the children and parents, managing the household, conducting educational activities, and promoting good behaviour in children. Through this course, professional nannies will gain confidence and proficiency as they work in private households as governesses. 

This course is made up of 5 in-depth training units, quizzes to assist with revision, group discussions, and other provided resources and support for ongoing learning and collaboration amongst nannies worldwide. 
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The units covered in this course are:
1- Understanding the Role of a Governess 
2- Developing Essential Skills for Governess
3- Conducting Educational Activities and Curriculum Planning
4- Promoting Positive Behaviour and Mindset in Children
5- Managing the Household
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Is this course right for me?

Are you a nanny looking to take your career to the next level? Have you considered working as a governess? A governess is a highly skilled and trained professional who provides personalised education and care to children in a private setting. It's a rewarding and lucrative career path that offers the opportunity to travel the world, work with high-profile families, and make a real difference in the lives of children.
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Working as a Governess, is designed to provide nannies with the specialised skills, knowledge, and experience needed to succeed in this exciting field. With our expert-led curriculum, you'll learn everything from child development and education to etiquette and protocol. You'll also gain valuable insights into the unique challenges and opportunities that come with working as a governess, from navigating cultural differences to building strong relationships with parents and children.
When you looking to take your skills to the next level Working as a Governess, is the perfect way to unlock your full potential and achieve your goals. So why wait? Enrol today and start your journey towards a fulfilling and rewarding career as a governess.

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 - Working as a Governess

This course teaches the skills needed to provide high-quality childcare and education to children in private households. 

Working as a Governess
£ 150
Essential Skills for Working as A Nanny Bundle

Are you interested in more than one of our courses?

These 2 courses are originally £300, but for only
£250, you will have access to:

Working as a Governess
£ 150
Mastering Potty Training
£ 150

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

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