CACHE Accredited Level 4 Childcare Provider

Accredited program for 6.0 units

Enroll Now to Elevate your Nanny Career

Start Date: Enrolling Now

Program Hours: 60 (6.0 units)

Program Cost: $1299

CACHE Accredited Level 4 Custom Qualification and US Professional Nanny Certification

Level 4 Childcare Provider Training & Certification

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The UK Level 4 Childcare Provider (equivalent to US Level 5 Professional Certification) program elevates your Nanny career. Level 4 Childcare Provider graduates are actively recruited by top international agencies for high net worth families and those seeking international travel nannies.

Focused on a comprehensive understanding of in-home childcare, the Level 4 Childcare Provider program is 60 clock hours of child care classes. This custom qualification, accredited by CACHE, is intended to train highly qualified nannies and requires 10 hours training in each – Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Specialist, Professional and Leadership and career development.

The Level 4 Childcare Provider includes the US Newborn and Infant Care certification at no additional charge. Review the full course list.

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Who Should Enroll?

This training and certification program is intended for UK and other international students. The program is the same as the US Professional Certification and meets the UK Level 4 NCFE CACHE accreditation requirements. 

Upon completion, you earn a NCFE CACHE accredited custom qualification certification of achievement. The certificate is evidence of the knowledge and skills gained by completing the qualification. This qualification has been accredited by NCFE under the Customised Qualification and the certificate of achievement will be issued directly by NCFE. You will also receive the US certification issued by the Nanny Institute.

What Topics are Covered?

The UK Level 4 Childcare Provider provides comprehensive training for nannies. The program includes 60 clock hours of training from Basic through Professional including:

  • Discipline Strategies
  • Newborn and Infant Care
  • Toddlers and Preschool
  • Primary Years
  • Developmental Milestones
  • Teaching Self-Regulation
  • Sleep training
  • Parenting Styles

Review the full course list

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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. 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). This qualification has been accredited as a Level 4 Customised Qualification and we have benchmarked the qualification’s learning outcomes and assessment criteria at Level (using a national framework’s level descriptors) to allow you to demonstrate the difficulty and depth of study.

NCFE is an awarding organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England (Ofqual), Wales (Qualifications Wales) and Northern Ireland (CCEA Regulation). Our qualification has been developed to meet the specific needs of our learners and has been accredited by NCFE demonstrating the quality and rigor. This is an unregulated qualification and is not a nationally recognised qualification.

You can verify the Nanny Institute’s accreditation on the CACHE website.

Meet our Faculty

The Nanny Institute has 30+ faculty members who are experts as all our faculty have advanced degrees, at least 5 years of experience and a passion for child care.

We invested in the right people to build and teach our curriculum so you learn from pediatricians, early childhood educators and child psychologists, many of whom were former nannies.

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Enroll Now

Enroll now and start right away. The program is 100% online and on-demand so you can become certified from anywhere in the world.

The classes are on-demand so the program fits into your schedule. You have 3 months to complete the 60 clock hours of training.

Approved training for US Nanny Association Certified Professional Nanny (PNCP)

Upon completed, you earn a Nanny Institute Professional Childcare Certification, Newborn and Infant  Certification and get a transcript that lists the program courses.

If you complete all 50 hours, you will meet the training requirements for the US Nanny Association’s Certified Professional Nanny (PNCP) credential. US Nanny Association credentials are offered globally in English and Spanish to all childcare providers who meet the certification requirements.

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We have many programs that will align with your career goals. Please see our program overview page to see the different options available.

What is the Class Structure?

Each class is an on-demand video by our faculty and every class has a study guide that you download. You complete the study guide as you watch the course. After each course, there is a short quiz to test your understanding of the course material. The study guide and quiz prepare you for the multiple choice exam at the end of the program. The assignments and proficiency requirements (quizzes & exams) in addition to a comprehensive curriculum and college faculty are the foundation for the Nanny Institute to issue Certifications, not certificates of attendance.

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How Do I Get Certified?

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1. Sign Up For A Program

Choose from one of our learning programs that will meet your needs.

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2. Attend The Online Courses

Our online courses are taught by industry experts.

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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there financial payment plans, discounts or sales?

The Nanny Institute allows you to make $299 payments over time by purchasing each level separately. This allows students to pay for 10 hours of class at a time.

The Nanny Institute also offers scholarships, when available. While businesses can offer discounts and sales, the Nanny Institute is a career college and adheres to the Department of Education requirements. Licensed post-secondary schools must comply with 6E-1.0032(7), F.A.C which states, “Tuition or fee discounts are not permissible.”

Can I watch the classes on my phone?

Yes. You can download the SAP Litmos app and log in to your student portal on your phone. Each class has a study guide that can be completed so you may want to download or print the study guide from a computer prior to watching the class on your phone.

I am not living in the United States and I am not a US citizen, can I enroll?

Yes, you can enroll online and complete the program from any location in the world. Job placement services; however, are only available to those living in the United States.

You do not need to be a United States citizen but you must upload a copy of a government-issued identification from any recognized country to verify your identity.

Do these programs count for the US Nanny Association Certifications?

Yes. All programs (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Specialist and Professional Childcare, Newborn Care Specialist and eLearning Facilitator) are accepted by the US Nanny Association for the training requirements to earn the Nanny and Childcare Provider (NCP) Credential. The Newborn Care is accepted by the US Nanny Association for the training requirements for the Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP). The Professional Childcare program is accepted by the US Nanny Association for the training requirements to earn the Professional Nanny and Childcare Provider (PNCP) Credential.

The US Nanny Association and the Nanny Institute are separate entities. Like many childcare businesses, the Nanny Institute is an organization member of the US Nanny Association.

What are the enrollment requirements?

Enrollment requires students to be at least 18 years old and have a government-issued identification (from any recognized country). Students sign up online by paying the tuition and fees, then immediately checking their email SPAM or Junk folder to access and log in to their student account. Students must sign an Enrollment Agreement and upload a copy of government-issued identification. Within 30 minutes of signing the paperwork and confirming the student’s identity, the classes will unlock in the student’s account and they can begin the program.

Will I need to buy textbooks?

No, all the course materials are available online and included in the tuition and fees. Every course has a study guide that can be downloaded and used to capture notes from the course. These study guides create a textbook that you can keep. The materials are for personal use only. All course videos and resources are copyrighted and cannot be used for any business purpose.

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Need Help Staying on Track?

Download Litmus App

The Nanny Institute proudly uses Litmos as our eLearning partner. Litmos Mobile makes learning more accessible for you by ensuring you can access all your eLearning courses via your smartphone. With this app, you can easily search for your organization’s learning content and access it anytime, anywhere. With this app, students gain flexibility, have greater engagement and course consumption. This app requires an active Litmos account which is your Nanny Institute username and password.

Job Placement

The Nanny Institute is Invested in Your Success, Including Getting a Job with a Great Family. All Nanny Institute Programs Include Job Placement Classes.

PS 601: Expert Resumes for Nannies by Elizabeth Malson

This course uses nanny specific examples of a traditional and visual resume to teach resume writing as well as demonstrates how to modernize a nanny portfolio using LinkedIn.

PS 602: Job Search Strategies by Sarah Olson

Knowing the most current job seeking trends and skills creates an advantage in gaining a desired position. This course will review the types of jobs in childcare, practical tools to find the right job opportunities, and how to network and use social media to enhance your professional reputation.

PS 603: Interview Skills by Gregory Cassiere

Interviews are a critical part of the employment process that enables potential employers and candidates to learn about each other. This course will help you prepare for an interview, know what to expect during the interview, how to end an interview, and what to write in thank you notes.

PS 604: Negotiating Compensation by Sarah Olson

Negotiating employment compensation may create anxiety but is an important skill to make sure you feel valued and fairly compensated for your work. This course will help you determine what components of compensation are most important to you and how to effectively communicate with a potential employer on salary and benefits.

PS 605: Work Agreements by Elizabeth Malson

Taking the time to think through and write down job expectations will help ensure everyone understands the responsibilities and compensation. Work agreements help reduce confusion and create a more positive experience. This course will introduce work agreement templates and tools to discuss a work schedule as well as pay, overtime, and other benefits.