Nanny Training and Certification Programs

Enroll Online to Take Your Child Care Career to the Next Level

Want to Provide Better Care for Kids and Qualify for Top Nanny Jobs?

At the Nanny Institute, you will learn professional childcare skills to care for children from birth through late elementary school. Our comprehensive and specialized curriculum is taught by college faculty. Our graduates are sought by top agency owners and high net worth families.

Through our programs, you will gain the skills needed to become a professional nanny who creates a learning environment for children.

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A Career School Committed to Quality Child Care Training

Baby Sign Language

Sleep Training

Advanced Newborn Care

Positive Discipline

Faculty members include child psychologists, pediatricians, nutritionists, teachers, lawyers, and professional nannies so the resulting curriculum is both comprehensive and practical.

Our Programs are Based on:

  • Early childhood development post-secondary curriculums
  • National Council for Curriculum and Assessments
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • US Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • US Nanny Association National (USNA) Standards

Agency owners and parents use the Nanny Institute training and certification to identify high-quality nannies.

Enroll today to gain the confidence and skills to become a professional nanny.

Our Mission at the Nanny Institute

The Nanny Institute provides award-winning childcare training and certifications. Taught by college faculty, our comprehensive curriculum creates a career path from sitter to professional nanny. We offer 8 program options to help nannies achieve their career and salary goals.


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What is NCFE CACHE Accrediation?

NCFE CACHE, or the Council for Awards in Care, Health, and Education, is an organization that offers qualifications in technical and vocational learning. NCFE CACHE qualifications are recognized in the United Kingdom by employers, educational institutions and regulatory bodies. CACHE has developed qualifications of excellence for over 70 years and with more than 1,000 UK-based and overseas delivery partners.

All NCFE CACHE qualifications are divided into five different levels, ranging from Level 1 (entry-level) to Level 5 (for experienced professionals). Verify on CACHE’s website the Nanny Institute’s accreditation (Level 4).

How Does It Work?

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1. Choose the learning program that fits your goals

We support professional nannies, newborn care specialists and those new to the industry.
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2. Watch on-demand classes

Taught by industry experts, every class includes a study guide that you download and fill out while taking the class. The study guides are your textbook.
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3. Earn A Certification

At the end of the program, you will take a multiple choice exam that will test your knowledge. Your certification includes an official transcript from the Nanny Institute.

All Nanny and Sitter Courses are Taught by Childcare and Academic Experts

Our classes are taught by the best in our industry- our instructors are pediatricians, early child development experts, nutritionists, teachers, lawyers, sleep trainers, child psychologists and professional nannies. The Nanny Institute has over 30 faculty members, all of whom have advanced graduated degrees, real-world experience and a passion for childcare.


Caring for children is challenging and communication is so important. Communication strengthens the relationships between childcare providers, parents, and children.
Michelle Dragalin, M.Ed

Nannies that recognize the value and benefits of diversity are better able to help children respect different perspectives in our global society.
Chelsea Herndon, MAED

One of my favorite group activities is playing the parachute game. Children forget the challenges in the classroom and just have fun.
Jessica Lofton, M.Ed

Find Out What Other People Say About Our Programs

“I recently completed all five of the Nanny Institute courses and was pleasantly surprised with the amount of information included in each course. Professional Certification is more than a resume booster.”

Crystal Smith

Professional Nanny

“I worked as a live-in nanny and want to earn more with another long-term position. My Nanny Institute Certification makes my application stand out from the others.”

Evelyn Roberts

Live-In Nanny

“As a mom who’s employed 2 nannies over 6 years, it was hard to find good candidates. I look for the Nanny Institute Certifications because it gives me confidence that the nannies have the right training to care for my kids.”

Lisa Merriweather

Executive Mom

Are You Ready To Improve Your Skills & Gain the Confidence Required To Be A Professional Nanny?