Do you find yourself struggling to secure a job despite having successfully finished your academic courses? 

Are you eager to continue learning, growing, and applying everything you have studied in a work environment, but are unsure about how to make that transition?
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Have you been searching for a programme that specifically addresses the needs of employers who are seeking experienced and qualified childcare professionals?

In this unique and complimentary initiative, we offer a bridge from the academic field to the professional space. It provides a place for you to not only apply the skills and knowledge acquired during your learning but also gain hands-on experience in real-world childcare scenarios.
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You won't need to stress about finding the right family; we will manage that aspect on your behalf. You will have the privilege to be matched with a loving and supportive family who are actively seeking experienced and qualified nannies. 

Gain the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience, allowing you to engage in a genuine childcare work setting.

Gain valuable experience in handling children to refine your skills and knowledge in the field.

Benefit from direct feedback and support not only from our academic team but also from the family you work with, fostering both personal and professional growth.

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What is the Work-based Learning Programme?

Course Contents

Topics covered:
     Unit 0 - Warm-up Phase
             Family presentations
             Individual interviews
             Assignment of families
     Unit 1- Take-off Phase             
             INI supervisor assignment and first personal interview
             WBL placement
     Unit 2- Cruising Phase
Second personal interview with INI supervisor
             Mid-term evaluation with the family WBL experience
     Unit 3- Landing Phase
 Appraisal and self-evaluation
             WBL placement

The Work-based Learning Programme represents a significant milestone in your journey as a professional nanny. This programme enables you to put into practice the competencies you have developed during your academic courses. It offers you the chance to reflect on the application of these competencies in real-life scenarios, providing personalised feedback on your professional skills, level of expertise, and areas where you can enhance your abilities.

Please note that the WBL is a complimentary programme thats builds on the learning from the Essential Skills for Working as a Nanny programme, Intermediate Skills for Working as a Nanny programme, or the Advanced Skills for Working as a Nanny programme, with each level corresponding to an extended work experience with a family.

Work-based Learning Programme

Programme Features

Level and Time: 

Essential Skills for Working as a Nanny
WBL placement of 2-4 months 
Intermediate Skills for Working as a Nanny

WBL placement of 4-6 months 
Advanced Skills for Working as a Nanny

WBL placement of 6-12 months

Assessment format: 

Portfolio: 40%
Reflective Essay:
INI Supervisor evaluation:
Family Evaluation:

  • WBL Overview

    This programme is curated to elevate your career as a professional nanny. After completing the prerequisite courses, you will gain exclusive access to our job placement, connecting you with families seeking qualified and experienced nannies. You will be able to apply the learnings you have gained from the courses to real-life work environments/situations. This programme aims to guide continuous growth and development, creating confident and competent childcare professionals.
  • 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. 

WBL Programme Requirements

International Nanny Institute is pleased to introduce our exclusive programme, designed to recognise the unwavering dedication demonstrated by our current students. We greatly appreciate your commitment to our courses and, as a token of our gratitude, we aim to reward your hard work by offering advanced learning opportunities and valuable assistance in securing job placements. This initiative is our way of supporting your career aspirations and ensuring your continued success beyond the classroom.

To be eligible for enrolment in this programme, it is essential that you have already completed one of the following course requirements:

  • Essential Skills for Working as a Nanny
  • Intermediate Skills for Working as a Nanny
  • Advanced Skills for Working as a Nanny
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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 Working as a Nanny course ensures you can:

Be Inspired to Find Your Place in the Sector

Acquiring working knowledge of the nannying industry, its varying professions, salaries and working conditions, supports you to see clearly how you fit in and can make a real difference.

Ascend the Career Ladder

Working as a Nanny course is an ideal way to move in the right direction along your professional path. With nannying know-how under your belt and a practical ability on how to clearly communicate with parents on a regular basis, you can ensure your career looks and feels right for you.

Secure the Ideal Nannying Position of your Dreams

 By learning valuable interview skills and understanding the nannying industry in depth, you are equipped to shine in an interview for your perfect role.

Our students love us

I really enjoyed this course and was put together fantastically.
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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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The Essential Skills for Working as a Nanny will help me with my job search. I'm so glad I completed the programme!
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Very useful information and a good foundation of knowledge to apply to working with children, thanks!
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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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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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To Sum Up

Working as a Nanny is an excellent choice for those seeking their first role, but also an ideal option for existing nannies who aspire to find fulfilling positions and competitive salaries.

In this course you will:
  • Gain invaluable interview preparation techniques to secure the perfect role that aligns with your aspirations.
  • Learn how to confidently establish clear boundaries with new employers right from the start, ensuring a harmonious working relationship.
  • Navigate the daily responsibilities of being a nanny with ease as you acquire practical tips and strategies.
  • Discover how to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the families you serve, helping children reach their full potential.

Earning an academic qualification sets you apart from other candidates, opening doors to exciting opportunities in the childcare sector.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I enrol in a nanny course?

In a competitive field like nannying, trust is paramount. By showcasing a recognized 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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