Basic Childcare

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Intermediate Childcare

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Advanced Childcare

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Specialist Childcare

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Professional Childcare

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Basic Childcare

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Start Date: Now Enrolling
Time to Complete: 10 hours
Total Tuition & Fees: $300

The Basic Childcare Certification program lays the foundation for a childcare career as a Nanny or Sitter. Basic Childcare graduates learn positive discipline techniques from a child psychologist and get safety tips including active shooter response tactics from experts. Sitters and nannies also gain legal insights from a childcare lawyer to confidently supervise and manage children. See a complete class list and meet our 33 faculty instructors. All faculty instructors have at least a Master’s degree and five (5) years of direct experience in their area of expertise.

 

The Basic Childcare program is designed for nannies and sitters seeking to establish and maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for children.

 

This specialized Nanny and Sitter training program is 100% online with 24/7 on-demand access to faculty-taught classes. Focused on safety and professionalism, the Basic Childcare program includes 10 hours of childcare classes.

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 proficiency 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 US Nanny Institute to issue Certifications, not certificates of attendance.

 

Want to learn about each child by their developmental age? If so, check out the Intermediate program.

 

 

Intermediate Childcare

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Start Date: Now Enrolling
Time to Complete: 20 hours
Total Tuition & Fees: $550

The Intermediate Childcare Certification program builds your Nanny and Sitter career with specialized training by age focusing on newborn and infant care, toddler, preschool, and elementary school-aged childcare. Newborn care skills are required for overnight nanny jobs and toddlers through elementary are traditional ages for nanny care. See a complete class list and meet our 33 faculty instructors. All faculty instructors have at least a Master’s degree and five (5) years of direct experience in their area of expertise.

 

The Intermediate Childcare program teaches age-based physical, emotional and academic milestones from birth through the elementary years.

 

This specialized Nanny and Sitter training program is 100% online with 24/7 on-demand access to faculty-taught classes. Focused on age-appropriate development, the Intermediate Childcare program includes 20 hours of childcare classes. The 20 hours includes 10 hours of Intermediate classes and 10 hours of Basic classes.

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 proficiency 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 US Nanny Institute to issue Certifications, not certificates of attendance.

Want to learn how to help children with their homework and aid children as they develop self-regulation skills? You can also learn how to create positive learning environments with music, art, and exercise. If so, check out the Advanced program.

 

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Advanced Childcare

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Start Date: Now Enrolling
Time to Complete: 30 hours
Total Tuition & Fees: $800

The Advanced Childcare Certification program prepares you to be a full-time Nanny. Advanced Childcare graduates learn how to help children with their homework and aid children as they develop self-regulation skills. Nannies also learn how to create positive learning environments with music, art, and exercise. See a complete class list and meet our 33 faculty instructors. All faculty instructors have at least a Master’s degree and five (5) years of direct experience in their area of expertise.

 

The Advanced Childcare program is designed for nannies seeking full-time positions with families or employers including year-round or full-time summer positions.

This specialized Advanced Nanny and Sitter training program is 100% online with 24/7 on-demand access to faculty-taught classes. Focused on supporting multiple children academically and developmentally while the family members are at their place of employment, the Advanced Childcare program requires 30 hours of childcare classes. The 30 hours include 10 hours of Advanced classes, 10 hours of Intermediate classes and 10 hours of Basic classes.

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 proficiency 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 US Nanny Institute to issue Certifications, not certificates of attendance.

Want to learn about special needs childcare, special diets, and expand your leadership skills to be a Family Assistant or Household Manager. ? If so, check out the Specialist program.

 

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Specialist Childcare

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Start Date: Now Enrolling
Time to Complete: 40 hours
Total Tuition & Fees: $1050

The Specialist Childcare Certification program broadens your Nanny career. Specialist Childcare graduates gain insights into special needs childcare, children with medical needs and special diets, and expands leadership skills needed to be a Family Assistant or Household Manager. The Specialist program also includes the eLearning Facilitator certification at no additional charge. See a complete class list and meet our 33 faculty instructors. All faculty instructors have at least a Master’s degree and five (5) years of direct experience in their area of expertise.

 

The Specialist Childcare program is designed for nannies seeking full-time positions with additional responsibilities including family assistance and household management

This specialized Nanny and Sitter training program is 100% online with 24/7 on-demand access to faculty-taught classes. Focused on expanded responsibilities including schedule management and overnights, the Specialized Childcare program is 40 hours of childcare classes. The 40 hours include 10 hours of Specialist classes, 10 hours of Advanced classes, 10 hours of Intermediate classes and 10 hours of Basic classes.

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 proficiency 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 US Nanny Institute to issue Certifications, not certificates of attendance.

The eLearning Facilitator Certification is included with the Specialist Childcare program at no additional cost. The eLearning Facilitator program requires 2 additional hours of training (Classroom Management and Supporting eLearning) and passing the proficiency exam. This program is optional and allows students to earn both the Specialist Childcare and eLearning Facilitator Certifications.

Want to elevate your Nanny career? Professional Childcare graduates are actively recruited by top nanny agencies as they meet the job requirements and have the specialized training desired by high net worth families and employers. If so, check out the Professional program. The Professional program includes Newborn Care Specialist Certification at no additional charge.

 

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Professional Childcare

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Start Date: Now Enrolling
Time to Complete: 50 hours
Total Tuition & Fees: $1300

The Professional Childcare Certification program elevates your Nanny career. Professional Childcare graduates are actively recruited by top nanny agencies as they meet the job requirements and have the specialized training desired by high net worth families and employers. The Professional program includes the eLearning Facilitator and Newborn Care certification at no additional charge. See a complete class list and meet our 33 faculty instructors. All faculty instructors have at least a Master’s degree and five (5) years of direct experience in their area of expertise.

The Professional Childcare program is designed for nannies seeking a career in childcare and commit exclusively to a full-time position with a high net worth family, a nanny share or be employed as a supervisor in a child-centric business.

This specialized Professional Nanny and Sitter training program is 100% online with 24/7 on-demand access to faculty-taught classes. Focused on a comprehensive understanding of in-home childcare, the Professional Childcare program is 50 hours of childcare classes. The 50 hours include 10 hours of Professional classes, 10 hours of Specialist classes, 10 hours of Advanced classes, 10 hours of Intermediate classes and 10 hours of Basic classes. An optional leadership development program (3 hours) is also included.

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 proficiency 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 US Nanny Institute to issue Certifications, not certificates of attendance.

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You have payment options. You save by paying in full or you can purchase the program 10 hours at a time.

Your Future Starts Here

Gain Practical Childcare Skills

Gain mental, emotional, and social skills needed to positively influence the development of young children based on researched and proven childcare development techniques and methods.

Qualify for Top Childcare Jobs

Learn skills valued by top employers and every program includes resume writing, job search strategies, interview skills, and negotiating compensation to set you up for success.

Advance Your Career

The Nanny Institute’s ladder curriculum allows you to easily advance from Basic Childcare to Intermediate, Advanced, Specialist, and Professional Childcare Programs.

Turn Your Education into a Career

The US Nanny Institute’s specialized curriculum provides a comprehensive approach to childcare and child development, teaching nannies diverse, proven methodologies and childcare skills that align with the differing needs of families, parenting customs and laws in the United States.

The Childcare programs are aligned with national early childhood development post-secondary curriculums, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the US Nanny Association’s National Standards. US Nanny Institute programs and courses are accepted for the Nanny and Childcare Provider (NCP), Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP), and Professional Nanny and Childcare Provider (PNCP) Credentials.

We’ve made advancing your education easier with online Childcare programs that fit into a busy working schedule. All of our Childcare programs for Nannies and Sitters are taught with industry-experienced instructors and a specialized curriculum for in-home childcare so you feel confident you receive the skills you need to provide better care for children. Whether you are new to childcare or want to advance in your current career, you can achieve your goals and strengthen your passion for education and enriching the lives of children and families.

Childcare Education

Learn practical skills from experienced faculty to better care for children so you can be a positive influence in children’s lives and proactively manage family dynamics.

  • Curriculum-based on specialized skills and knowledge for in-home childcare
  • Fully online programs that can be completed in weeks or months

Not Sure Which Childcare Program is Right for You?

A good place to start is to ask yourself about your goals. Online classes are available to anyone who want to be informed and armed with tools to positively impact children’s lives. Childcare Certification programs are available to childcare providers including sitters, nannies and au pairs and others who want qualifications to advance their childcare careers.

Choose Your Program

The nationally recognized online courses offered in our Childcare Programs advance your skills to provide an enriching environment for children and deliver the education you need to get the childcare career you want.

  • Basic Childcare
  • Intermediate Childcare
  • Advanced Childcare
  • Specialist Childcare
  • Professional Childcare
  • Newborn Care
  • eLearning Facilitator