Maternity & Nanny Training Courses

A range of accredited courses are offered

There are different Course Providers in Maternity and Nanny Training however we are supporters of N.E.S.T. (Newborn Education Services and Training Services) for Accredited Maternity and Nanny Training courses.

The NEST course in Postnatal Care / non-medical Maternity Nursing carries 12 credits, the highest accreditation of any short course of its kind to date and carries Level 3 accreditation (equivalent NVQ 3)and is accredited by the OCNOTC. The course is held over 2 days (at the weekend to accommodate those who cannot take time off from work or family during weekdays) at the training centre in London, Victoria, which will include 6 weeks research and home study to complete coursework.

Accredited Courses, Excellent Prices

The total cost of the course is £460, which includes the course manual, stationery refreshments throughout (including ‘proper’ meals – the sort we would expect a PNC to advise a ‘new’ mother to eat), ongoing tutorials, advice and support, visiting lecturers and accreditation fees. Students work in small groups usually no more than 10 to ensure best possible teaching and learning practices.

The course covers a wide range of topics, including the following:

The ‘Whole Role’ Of The PNC

From Hospital To Home

Your Role & Responsibilities

Newborn Care

‘New’ Mum Care


Formula Feeding


Sleep & Routine

Special Mums & Special Babies


Newborns Illnesses

Postnatal Depression


CPA Guidelines

Portfolio Management

Becoming Self-Employed

References & Agencies

Guidelines for Employers

Working hours and Holiday Entitlement2020-02-29T20:30:54+00:00

This will be agreed depending on the position but are usually 10 – 12 hours per day over a 5 /6 day week. Live-in Nannies usually include one or two nights babysitting per week, whilst daily nannies would be paid extra for babysitting. Holiday entitlement should be agreed before starting but is usually a minimum of 4 weeks paid holiday with Bank holidays off or paid in lieu.

General Duties2020-02-29T20:30:16+00:00

  • Plan and organise the daily schedule for the children
  • Prepare and cook healthy well balanced meals
  • Establish or follow children,s individual routines to include nursery or school runs, extracurricular activities, friends and family visits
  • Keep parents regularly updated on progress and daily activities
  • Organise stimulating, fun, outdoor activities
  • Be aware of different stages of children,s development and support their learning
  • Develop a close and trusting relationship
  • Supervise children at all times, making sure children are always safe
  • Keep children,s bedroom, bathroom, play areas and kitchen all clean and tidy
  • Teach and encourage children to have good manners
  • Instil good discipline following Parents guidelines
  • Keep toys and child related equipment all in good order and put away at the end of the day (i.e. pushchairs, bikes)
  • Establish or follow good Bath time and Bed time routine
  • Wash and iron children,s laundry and have clothes such as school uniform ready for the following day
London salaries for Nannies (on a Standard 50 hr week)2020-02-29T20:29:10+00:00

Live-in £375-450 net per week
Daily £475-600 net per week

Recognised Qualifications2020-02-29T20:28:22+00:00

N.N.E.B (National Nursery Examination Board) Diploma now known as: CACHE (Council for Awards in Childcare and Education) Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education
NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
SVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education (Scotland)
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Child Studies
Norland, The Chiltern College and Princess Christian are all private colleges studying the NNEB Diploma in Childcare
A current First Aid Certificate is strongly advised


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I have known Natasha Earl for 8 years. I have found her to be helpful at all times and trustful in every job that she puts her nannies forward for. She is caring and understanding and very supportive.

Mrs Cooke

I have had three wonderful nannies over the years from Burlington Nannies and I have found them to be proactive in forwarding candidates and following on feedback. I wouldn’t recommend any other agency

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We follow an in-depth interview with all our nannies and governesses. We meet each one personally and thoroughly check their references, education background and work experience. We ensure that each of our nannies holds an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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