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Course Outline

ICIís professional nanny course provides all information and training you need to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Take the following units and start a personally-fulfilling and professionally-rewarding job.

Unit Description

Physical and Emotional Needs

  • Understanding physical needs and providing physical care
  • Child psychology and responding to emotional needs
  • Establishing an environment to help kids become independent

Safety

  • Identifying children who are at risk of abuse and harm
  • Responding and reporting incidents of child abuse or harm
  • ravelling with children

Health

  • Ensuring childrenís health and safety
  • Keeping a clean and hygienic environment
  • Administering first aid and medication

Nutrition

  • Knowing the basics of childhood nutrition
  • lanning nutritious menus and encouraging healthy eating
  • Preparing food safely
  • Development

    • Support the childrenís physical, social, emotional and psychological development
    • Support the childrenís language, creative & cognitive development
    • Support and facilitate childrenís play and learning

    Child Information

    • Gathering information through observation and secondary sources
    • Recording of observation of needs and interests
    • Using information and observation to understand the child and contribute to program planning

    Career Prospects

    Do you love being with children? Playing with them and enjoying fun activities together? Then this career could be a calling for you instead of a job. Fortunately, itís also one where opportunities are excellent. In fact, in the last five years, employment increased at an incredible rate and this is expected to grow even more.

    Aside from local employment, qualified nannies are also welcome in countries like USA, UK and France so if you are looking for international work opportunities, this is a good field to start. As a nanny, you must have a genuine love for children, possess good communication and organizational skills, can work without the need for supervision, and has the patience and maturity for these responsibilities:

    • Caring for infants and young kids (Feed, wash and dress them)
    • Maintaining or developing approved routines
    • Keeping children safe from hazards and dangers
    • Taking kids to school and other activities
    • Planning and preparing nutritious meals
    • Planning and supervising outings, activities and creative play



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