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Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare

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Prepare to work as a professional nanny, playgroup supervisor, early years educator or carer with this innovative online course. Through video lessons and online study materials, the Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare will introduce you to all the key skills and responsibilities of working in such roles, and provide you with a CPD-certified qualification as proof of your expertise to potential employers and clients.


The Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare is a complete course for anyone wishing to work in these roles, or established professionals seeking accreditation for their skills. It begins with the basics of day-to-day childcare and nannying operations, before moving onto advanced techniques in time management, caregiving, food preparation and health and safety, along with broader transferable skills in managing your own business and effective communication when working in a team.

Benefits of studying the Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare with Victoria Education include

  • Easy-to-understand course materials designed by industry experts, accessible through your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet device
  • No hidden fees or costs — study a comprehensive course and earn a professional e-certificate upon successful completion
  • Get instant feedback from automated assessments and mock exams to gauge your progress
  • No formal deadlines or teaching schedule, meaning you can learn at your own pace
  • 24/7 help and support from your online tutors, through email and via our live online chat
  • Qualify for an NUS Extra card and gain access to over 200 fantastic deals from high street brands and one free year of ISIC unlocking over 42,000 international discounts

How is this qualification is delivered?

Our courses are taught entirely online, meaning you can access the materials wherever, whenever, at a pace that suits you, without formal deadlines or teaching schedules.

The courses are delivered through

  • Video lessons
  • PDF handouts
  • Mock exams
  • Online assessment

These can be accessed through any device with an internet connection. Our e-learning platform is optimised for use on mobile, tablet, laptops and desktop computers.

Mandatory units

The Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare consists of three mandatory modules

  • Getting Started
  • Key Concepts (I)
  • Key Concepts (II)
  • Initiation (I)
  • Initiation (II)
  • Planning (I)
  • Planning (II)
  • Planning Tools
  • Executing the Project
  • Maintaining and Controlling the Project
  • Closing Out
  • Wrapping Up


The assessment at the end of each course is a multiple-choice exam taken through our online platform. The system is fully automated so you will receive your results instantly upon completion.


Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification. You can order a PDF Certificate for £12.

Who is this course for?

The Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare is aimed at anyone wishing to start working in such roles, or existing professionals wishing to boost their skills and employability.

Our courses are open to learners of all levels with no formal experience or qualifications required to enrol. However, learners should be aged 16 or over and have a good understanding of English language, numeracy and IT.

Career path

Studying this course would benefit a range of careers, but would specifically boost employability in roles such as

  • Nursery Nurse
  • Nanny
  • Educator in a child care centre
  • Professional nanny
  • Preschool teacher
  • Family day care worker
  • Before and after school assistant
  • Playgroup supervisor
  • Recreation Assistant

Course Curriculum

The role of the nanny 00:30:00
Time management essentials 00:15:00
Day-to-day nannying duties 00:30:00
Being an effective caregiver 00:15:00
Working as a team 00:15:00
Professional nannying careers 00:15:00
Childcare basics 01:00:00
Essentials of Childcare
Introduction to childcare 00:30:00
Where to find childcare 00:30:00
Becoming a trained carer 00:30:00
Legal requirements for childcare professionals 01:00:00
Understanding health and safety issues 00:30:00
Standard daycare equipment 00:30:00
Insurance for childcare businesses 00:30:00
Promoting your business 00:30:00
Basic health and safety 00:30:00
Staying safe out and about 00:15:00
Identifying hazardous plants 00:15:00
Safe food preparation 00:30:00
Hygienic nappy changing protocol 00:30:00
Signs of common illnesses 00:30:00
Conclusion 00:15:00
Recommended Reading
Recommended Reading: Level 3 Diploma in Nannying and Childcare 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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  • £183.00 £39.00
  • 1 year
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Number of Units23
  • Number of Quizzes0
  • 10 hours, 15 minutes


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