Let’s face it – there are a lot of competitors in nannying, and it’s an industry built on trust. So, by having a recognised, professional qualification on your CV, you’ll immediately stand out to employers as someone who can safely and competently care for their children.
On top of this, you’ll finish our courses with a stronger understanding of childcare, and a fresh new skillset to take into your next role.
2. I already have experience with children, why can I gain by enrolling in an official course?
Even if you are already working as a nanny, it is never too late to gain a professional nanny qualification to raise your profile and freshen up your skill set. Our courses introduce you to key common skills, concepts and methodologies that you can implement into your daily routine at work, further benefiting the children you care for.
3. What is a CPD qualification?
A course that has Continuing Professional Development (CPD accreditation ) is an internationally recognized qualification that offers skills-based, practical learning to professionals who want to enhance their careers. Essentially, it is a clear indicator that the course in question can help you keep up-to-date with current information, training,, and trends in your chosen field To find out more about the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) qualifications, click here.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. What languages are your courses offered in?
All of our courses are offered in English and Spanish. In fact, the International Nanny Academy is the only fully bilingual nanny training provider in the world.
7. How do Levels 1, 2 and 3 differ? What does each level offer?
Levels 1, 2 and 3 all cover different topics. The Level 1 International Nanny Certificate covers the care, development, education and safety of children from birth to teens. The course includes common nanny skills, provides insightful information about the profession as a nanny and discusses learning tools to prepare for the job. The Level 2 International Nanny Diploma further develops students' academic understanding of domestic childcare and dives into specific areas of interest, such as maternity nursing, working with 'tweenagers' and sleep coaching. This course progresses from the Level 1 Certificate and provides deeper knowledge for age specific developmental aspects, broadening your career opportunities and allowing you to specialise in specific stages. The Level 3 Advanced Diploma course focuses on the more challenging aspects of domestic childcare that nannies will often experience such as, working with children who have special needs, or those who may be going through emotionally difficult situations. The Level 3 Advanced Diploma also explores positive discipline practices and discusses various theories of child development. This course allows you to develop critical skills and generate your own tools for a successful career as a professional nanny.
8. Can I enrol in level 2 or 3 directly, or do they have prerequisites?
In order to enrol in Level 2, you must first complete Level 1 as a prerequisite. In order to enrol in Level 3, you must first complete Level 1 and Level 2 successfully.
9. How long will it take to complete each level?
Levels 1, 2, and 3 are accredited nanny courses and each will take approximately 60 hours to complete. Our courses are flexible, allowing students to study at their own pace and time frame.
10. What happens if I don't pass the exams? Can I retake the course?
Don’t worry, if you don’t pass the exams the first time, you can retake them. However, we strongly suggest you go back to the readings and materials, review the slide presentations, and spend some extra time studying to prepare for the exams. You can retake the exams as many times as you need.
11. I registered my email and set up my password. Why can’t I access the courses?
Thank you for registering! Please note that to access the International Nanny Academy courses you will have to complete the payment process. To enrol in a course, click on ‘Enrol Now’ at the top of the home page. Next, choose which course you are interested in and click the ‘Enrol Now’ button under the course description. You will then be taken to the payment page. After the payment has been processed, you’ll receive an email and can immediately start your learning journey!
12. How can I enrol?
In order to enrol in an International Nanny Academy course, click on ‘Enrol Now’ at the top of the home page. Next, choose which course you are interested in and click the ‘Enrol Now’ button under the course description. (If you haven’t registered your email and password yet, the website will ask you to do that now.) You will then be taken to the payment page.
13. Once I complete the training courses, will International Nanny offer me a job?
Once you’ve completed a course, you can add it to your CV or resume and apply to any job or agency that you would like. You’re also welcome to apply for any of the opportunities listed on the International Nanny website, equipped with the added advantage of our Academy’s certificate.However, it’s important to understand that completing a course through the International Nanny Academy doesn’t guarantee that you will automatically be offered a job through International Nanny.
14. The courses are listed in Great British Pounds. Can I pay in another currency?
While our courses are listed in Great British Pounds, you can pay in any currency by credit card, debit card or bank transfer. When entering your payment details at checkout, the currency will be automatically adjusted to match the currency of your payment method.
15. Do you offer a payment plan?
To help make our courses as affordable as possible, our International Nanny Academy offers three-month payment plans for all of our Level 1, 2 and 3 courses.
16. The website doesn’t seem to be running properly. What am I doing wrong?
The International Nanny Academy website runs best on Google Chrome. If you are experiencing difficulty accessing the website, try using Google Chrome as your web browser or refreshing the page.
17. I still need help with something. Who can I contact?
If you’ve read through the above FAQs and still need assistance, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime. Our team is always on hand and happy to help.
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