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WHAT INCLUDED IN THE BABYEM AU PAIR CORE SKILLS COURSE?

Becoming an Au Pair is the perfect opportunity to blend travel and work, and the way to get the best from the experience is to make sure you have the most up to date training at your fingertips.


Whether you are an Au Pair, a parent hiring an Au Pair, or an agency helping match families with Au Pairs, this online Babyem Au Pair Core Skills Training will give you the confidence and skills to make it a great experience for all concerned.

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WHY COMPLETE THE BABYEM AU PAIR COURSE?

This 6-hour course with interactive training teaches essential skills to Au Pairs and those preparing to be an Au Pair, so they feel confident in their role with their host family and caring for children and young people. The program is endorsed by BAPAA to give you and the parents you support the reassurance that you have the foundational skills to fulfil this important role in the family.

We believe that learning should be fun and informative which is why we have supplemented our online training with videos, additional resources, and diagrams. This BAPAA-endorsed training includes videos from industry experts including an experienced Paediatric Nurse, Play Specialist, Certified first aid instructor and childcare trainer.

When joining the online Au Pair training you get instant access and can learn at your own pace so it fits around your lifestyle no matter how busy you are.

The Babyem Au Pair Core Skills course is based on real-life scenarios (not just theory) ensuring you feel confident and prepared in your role as an Au Pair.
You will also get the opportunity to hear from current Au Pairs and host families about the common experiences you may face in moving to and working in the United Kingdom as an Au Pair, as well as everyday occurrences when working with children and young people.

When you learn with us, you have a multi-agency team of industry experts on hand to support you. Our globally recognised trainers are instrumental in shaping and changing our industry.

Our Au Pair handbook is the recommended Au Pair handbook for all Au Pairs coming to the UK.

Our Au Pair Training is the only Au Pair course that is endorsed by the International Au Pair Association (IAPA) and the British Association of Au Pair Agencies.

WHO IS THIS AU PAIR CORE SKILLS TRAINING FOR?

AGENCIES

Our 6 hour Au Pair Core Skills Course compliments existing support provided by your agency. Reassures parents that your candidates are of the highest standard. Demonstrates to parents that your agency is focused on quality of care.

PARENTS

Our 6 hour Au Pair Core Skills Course gives you peace of mind that your Au Pair has the knowledge to keep your child safe. Ensures your Au Pair is knowledgeable about their role from the very start.

AU PAIRS

Our 6 hour Au Pair Core Skills Course equips you with the skills and confidence to tackle any situation in your role when it arises. Start your role with confidence knowing you have all of the practical information to hand – including bonus resources and downloads.

“I loved how practical this au pair training was, it definitely made me feel much more prepared for my role as an Au Pair and living with my new host family.”

 

Amy Green, Au Pair

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR AU PAIR CORE SKILLS TRAINING

“This online Au Pair training is perfect for parents looking for a course that will ensure their new Au Pair has the foundational skills to fulfil this important role in their family.”

 

EMMA DEWEY DIRECTOR BABYEM

  • Role of an Au Pair.
  • Routine and Time Management.
  • Child Safety in the home.
  • Fire Safety.
  • Child Safety outside the home.
  • First Aid and Medical.
  • Learning through cooking.
  • Fussy eating.
  • Food safety & hygiene.
  • Allergies & intolerances.
  • Child Development.
  • Activities for children.
  • First few days.
  • Communicating effectively with parents.
  • Understanding what is expected of you.
  • How to hold a baby safely.
  • Nappy changing.
  • Feeding babies.
  • Hygiene in the home.
  • Bedtime.
  • Infant brain development and behaviour.

PARTNER AGENCIES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

There are a total of 7 modules in the course, each with 2 – 13 individual topics. Each module includes text and videos, followed by a quiz. Before moving on to another section, learners are required to successfully complete the section before.

No, you are welcome to complete the course in stages. We recommend that you complete each lesson in one go, which will then be saved, enabling you to move onto the next section when you are ready.

You have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete the training. If you need more time please contact us by phone or email.

We understand that many people completing the course might not have English as their first language.

The course has been structured so that it is easy to understand and is broken into short sections so that it is easy to digest.

Once you have completed the course you will receive a certificate of completion from Babyem, which is endorsed by the British Association of Au Pair Agencies. You will be able to show this certificate to agencies and parents to demonstrate your knowledge of topics.

Our course has been designed by a team of experienced childcare professionals, as well as drawing on the experience of Au Pairs, host families and BAPAA approved agencies in the UK.

 

The training addresses a range of topics including child safety, healthy eating, child development and activities, building relationships with children and young people, caring for babies and young children safely, managing behaviour and working in partnership with parents.

Our training course will give you lots of practical tips and guidance when caring for children and young people. Therefore, even if you have started working with a host family the training will develop your learning in areas such as child development, managing behaviour, working in partnership with parents and child safety.

The course is not accredited, however, it is endorsed by the British Association of Au Pair Agencies (BAPAA) and the AuPairWorld.

If you need assistance during any part of your course, please feel free to contact us on 0208 986 9008 or email: info@babyem.co.uk and we would be happy to assist you.

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Vanessa Christie LACTATION CONSULTANT

INTERNATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANT

Vanessa Christie is a registered Lactation Consultant, Registered Health Visitor, Registered Nurse (Children) and Certified Infant Massage Instructor. She is the author of ‘The Baby Feeding Book’, and has worked with thousands of families over the last 16 years in a variety of settings including acute paediatric medical and surgical wards, neonatal intensive care and neonatal special care units, GP surgeries, children’s centres, schools, nurseries and private homes.

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DAVE JOHNSON Paediatric First Aid Trainer

Dave is an experienced First Aid Trainer/Assessor who has extensive experience delivering accredited Paediatric First Aid courses within the childcare sector as well as the voluntary, public and private sector. Dave is also a qualified and licensed Psychotherapist, specializing in child, adolescent and family therapy in schools and colleges as well as his London-based private practice.

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EMMA WARD Play Therapist

Play is extremely beneficial in development for babies. As the owner of Little Explorers Sensory, which offers sensory play classes in London, Emma has been able to live her dream of teaching parents and carers how to play with their babies to ensure they are developing properly. After spending 6 years in Early Years teaching she loves hearing how the classes she teaches changes the way people at home play with their babies.

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Jackie Fisher PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID TRAINER

Jackie is a qualified Early Years Practitioner, Assessor, Trainer and Paediatric First Aid Instructor with over 25 years in the early years/care and education sectors. Jackie has managed a large nursery, after school clubs, and regularly consultants for Local Authorities.

WHO TEACHES THE AU PAIR CORE SKILLS TRAINING

It includes training from industry experts including an experienced Paediatric Nurse, Play Specialist, Certified First Aid Instructor and childcare trainer.

“Childcare International encourages all Au pairs to participate in this training. It is a most interesting and helpful guide for all.”

 

CHILDCARE INTERNATIONAL Au Pair Agency

AU PAIR CORE SKILLS

ONLINE
£ 70 PAY IN FULL
  • Access to 7 core modules
  • Course created by renowned industry specialists
  • Flexible & Accessible
  • Lifetime access to online course content
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FREE AU PAIR CORE SKILLS HANDBOOK

Babyem’s Au Pair handbook is the recommended handbook for all UK Au Pairs. Inside, we walk you through practical advice, tips and guidance, apply up to date, evidence-based theory as well as practical information based on interviewing over 100 Au Pairs, Parents and Au Pair Agencies in the UK and internationally. This is a fantastic everyday ‘go to’ resource for Au Pairs
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WHAT IS OUR RETURNS POLICY?

We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee.

We are that confident in the quality of our training and we know that we are providing you with the best training in the industry, supported by leading experts.

 

For more information, please refer to our return policy here.

However, we also want you to feel comfortable with your investment – so we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee. If you join and within 14 days and decide the program isn’t right for you, then you can request a full refund and we wish you well for the future. We are confident that you will love the course and we are very excited at the opportunity to support you and be part of your journey!

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