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Professional Nanny Training

We are currently working with the fantastic Margaret Cowell from PROJECT ACTION who has developed a Professional Nanny Training course, curated for aspiring childcare professionals.

This comprehensive and in-depth course is made up of 6 modules which can be done individually or as one and is Ofsted compliant meaning that each successful participant is able to become Ofsted registered after receiving their certificate.


The Course

M1 – UNDERSTANDING THE FAMILY HOME ENVIRONMENT

The starting module to this course will lay the critical foundations necessary to become a model Nanny. On completion of the course you would have an understanding of the duties and responsibilities that are required from today’s multi-talented Nanny’s.

​Covered topics include:

  • Defining the role of a Nanny in a child’s learning and development.
  • Understanding parent expectations when recruiting or a Nanny.
  • Modern Data Protection law and how this impacts your role as a Nanny.

M2 – PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Not only will you prepare work for your own portfolio in this module but upon completion, you will also be proficient in demonstrating your ability to communicate with parents & children by understanding different forms of communication and how to pick the appropriate method for every moment.

Covered topics include:

  • Different communication methods appropriate for parents and children.
  • Development of skills to aid the Child’s learning process.
  • Learning to handle challenging situations presented by the child.

M3 – HEALTH AND SAFETY AS A NANNY

This module will include some work to be completed at home to test your ability to identify potential risks in your environment and how to minimise them. Understanding how to create a safe space for children is paramount to gaining the trust of parents and fostering the development of children.

Covered topics include:

  • Identifying risks in everyday environments.
  • Establishing necessary changes to make to minimise risk.

M4 – PROVIDING HEALTHY MEALS

In a world of fast food and allergies, Module 4, Providing Healthy Meals, will guide you to organising tasty menus packed with nutrition to supercharge the Chid’s development.

​Covered Topics Include:

  • Understanding the level of influence a Nanny has over a child’s diet and how to harness this to create health habits.
  • Developing meal plans tailored to the needs of the child.
  • Discussion around the dangers of allergies and how to avoid a reaction.

M5 – CHILD DEVELOPMENT

All children are special and all children are individual, each with different needs to ensure effective learning and meaningful development. 

​Including some work to be completed at home, covered topics include:

  • Recognising the crucial role of a Nanny in a Childs development trajectory. 
  • How to plan different activities to inspire different types of learning.
  • Different methods of delivering learning activities in a fun fashion.

M6 – EMPLOYMENT MATTERS FOR NANNY’S

Like all types of employment, people in the childcare professions have specific set of needs to ensure job satisfaction and continuity. This module informs you of what the standard should be.

Covered Topics Include:

  • Correct employment documentation, what to include and what to leave out.
  • Setting expectations for yourself and managing that of the parents.
  • Exploring important contacts for useful services to be used throughout your career and future development.

Details

  • Full 6 modules: £59.00  or  Individual modules £15.00 per session
  • All training can be completed online, via video link or by phone   
  • Certificate at the end of training

Contact

About Margaret, she is also qualified NNEB, nanny, mum and previously owned and ran the NannyLink nanny agency in Kent before becoming focused on Project London and training course for nannies.

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