Why should I enrol in a certified Child Development course?

In any career, continuous professional development is vital. Completing ongoing training helps you grow as a professional by gaining new knowledge, reflecting on your experience and mastering new skills to take back into the workplace.

Professional development also demonstrates your passion and commitment to your sector and shows you are dedicated to your chosen career. When working with young children in private, domestic households, earning an OCN-London approved qualification via our course, Child Development, caregivers can ensure they are ready for a professional childcare placement.

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Get practical tips and advice

With a plethora of different courses related to caring for children available, it can be difficult to know which ones to choose.

The International Nanny Institute Child Development course has been put together by a team of experts who are respected professionals in their fields.

In this course, they include practical advice as well as academic information so nannies can benefit from tips and advice that apply directly to their everyday work.

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Update your knowledge

Our Child Development course is designed to introduce you to the typical developmental patterns and milestones of different age groups and teach you how to best support children’s development in a range of areas.

The course covers the growth and development of newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children.

The course is a great way for you to ensure that your knowledge and expectations are up to date, and to give you ideas of how you can best support children.

Plan age and stage appropriate activities

Supporting children’s development whilst working as a nanny requires slightly different skills to supporting children in other settings.

This course is tailored to those working in a nanny role and will teach you about how children learn and develop throughout their early years and beyond.

It also covers important developmental milestones and patterns so that you can plan appropriate activities to support children’s development according to their age and stage.

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Increase your confidence

An important part of a nanny’s role is to support children’s development, and as a professional child care provider, nannies should ensure this knowledge is always up-to-date.

If there are aspects of development you are unsure about, or it’s been a while since you trained, Child Development can help you to feel more secure in your knowledge, which in turn, will make you feel much more confident and secure when caring for children. 

Enhance your employability

Completing our OCN-London approved Child Development course  is a great way to show potential employers that you understand what motivates children and know how to support their development appropriately.

It also shows that you take your responsibilities as a nanny seriously, and that you are committed to continually upskilling and developing your professional knowledge. Our OCN-London bespoke course, Child Development, will demonstrate to potential families that you understand child development and ultimately will help you stand out from other nanny candidates seeking similar roles. 

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If you feel that our certified Child Development course is what is right for you, you should know that it consists of 4 in-depth training sessions, complete with reflection questions and quizzes to check your understanding.

The course is 100% online and will take about  60 hours to complete, over 8 weeks, giving you a window of time to complete the course and leaving you in control of how and when you study. If you like what you’ve read about our Childhood Development  course and think it might be a good fit for your professional development, visit our website at www.international-nanny.institute!

We can’t wait to have you on board!

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