Course in Professional Nanny

General

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Program Description

Certificate | Diploma | Advanced Diploma

Course Outline: What You Will Cover

ICI’s professional nanny course provides all information and training you need to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Take the following units and start a personally-fulfilling and professionally-rewarding job.

Unit Description

Physical and Emotional Needs

  • Understanding physical needs and providing physical care
  • Child psychology and responding to emotional needs
  • Establishing an environment to help kids become independent

Safety

  • Identifying children who are at risk of abuse and harm
  • Responding and reporting incidents of child abuse or harm
  • Travelling with children

Health

  • Ensuring children’s health and safety
  • Keeping a clean and hygienic environment
  • Administering first aid and medication

Nutrition

  • Knowing the basics of childhood nutrition
  • Planning nutritious menus and encouraging healthy eating
  • Preparing food safely

Development

  • Support the children’s physical, social, emotional and psychological development
  • Support the children’s language, creative & cognitive development
  • Support and facilitate children’s play and learning

Child Information

  • Gathering information through observation and secondary sources
  • Recording of observation of needs and interests
  • Using information and observation to understand the child and contribute to program planning

Career Prospects

Do you love being with children? Playing with them and enjoying fun activities together? Then this career could be a calling for you instead of a job. Fortunately, it’s also one where opportunities are excellent. In fact, in the last five years, employment increased at an incredible rate and this is expected to grow even more. Aside from local employment, qualified nannies are also welcome in countries like the USA, UK, and France so if you are looking for international work opportunities, this is a good field to start. As a nanny, you must have a genuine love for children, possess good communication and organizational skills, can work without the need for supervision, and has the patience and maturity for these responsibilities:

  • Caring for infants and young kids (Feed, wash and dress them)
  • Maintaining or developing approved routines
  • Keeping children safe from hazards and dangers
  • Taking kids to school and other activities
  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals
  • Planning and supervising outings, activities and creative play

Last updated Apr 2018

About the School

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges establis ... Read More

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide. Read less
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