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Au Pair Training
Johannesburg, Pretoria OR Cape Town

Au Pair Training is offered at Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency in either Johannesburg, Pretoria OR Cape Town. Below is all the information you need to know in order to decide if you wish to do our Au Pair Training course.

Answers to Frequent Questions:

  • Au Pair Training is available to ANYONE, who is 18 years and older
  • You do NOT need to be an au pair to do the au pair training
  • You do NOT need to have au pair experience to do the au pair training
  • You do NOT need to have a car OR a license to do the au pair training
  • You do NOT need to be a South African Citizen to attend the training
  • You do NOT need to have completed or passed matric to do the au pair training
  • Au Pair Training is available to ANYONE who wishes to learn more about being an au pair
  • Au Pair Training is available to ANYONE who wishes to improve on existing child care skills

General Information:

  • The course costs R1000 in total – you pay this ONCE 
  • It is a ONE DAY au pair training session – you only come ONCE
  • The available dates and times are on the booking form
  • The au pair training takes 6 hours from 08:00 to 14:00

Click Here to BOOK your place at the Au Pair Training!
JOHANNESBURG Booking Form
PRETORIA Booking Form
CAPE TOWN Booking Form

Who Should Do The Au Pair Training:

  • Anyone who spends their time around babies, toddlers, children etc.
  • Teachers and teacher assistants have found this course VERY helpful and useful
  • Mothers have found this course VERY helpful and useful
  • Au Pairs, nannies and domestic workers who are struggling to find a job
  • Au Pairs, nannies and domestic workers who wish to gain more knowledge
  • Au Pairs, nannies and domestic workers who work for difficult families
  • Au Pairs, nannies and domestic workers who look after children that are not easy to deal with
  • Au Pairs looking to go overseas
  • Tutors looking to become au pairs
  • Teachers looking to become au pairs
  • Moms and grandmothers looking to become au pairs
  • Matric students looking to gain au pair knowledge
  • Anyone who wants to enter the au pair industry

What You Will Receive After the Course:

  • Course Material detailing the course contents
  • An Au Pair Training Certificate
  • If you wish to do a First Aid Course please click here – our au pair course does not include First Aid

What You Will Learn and What the Au Pair Training Covers:

  • How to Gain Experience and where to Find a Job
  • How to Write a Cover Letter and CV
  • What to do at the Interview
  • Overtime and Babysitting
  • Salaries and Contracts of Employment – petrol, leave and tax
  • Au Pair Job Functions – what are normal au pair job functions
  • What Not to Do as an Employee and as an Au Pair
  • All About the First Day and Settling In
  • What Families Expect and Dislike
  • The Difficult Side of Being an Au Pair
  • Attending Parties and Playdates
  • How to Approach a Parent about a Problem
  • How to Work for a Difficult Boss
  • How to Deal with the Domestic Worker
  • How to Interact with Teachers
  • How to deal with Divorce in the home
  • How to deal with Religion
  • Homework – techniques, revision, spelling, reading, research and projects
  • Understanding and Dealing with Children with Different needs – ADD / ADHD and Sensory Disorder
  • Dealing with Difficult Children – aggression, lack of boundaries and discipline etc.
  • Discipline and Boundaries – ages 1 to 14
  • Babies – Feeding, Bathing, Crawling, Sitting, Sleeping, Bottles and Colic
  • Toddlers – Eating, Potty Training, Nap Time and Toddler Temper TantrumsFood – Cancer Items, Afterschool Snacks, Lunchboxes and Dinners
  • Safety whilst on the Job – allergies, stings, various illnesses, head injuries, sprains, fevers, lice and worms
  • Swimming Safety
  • Transportation Safety
  • Anti-Hijacking Tips and Techniques
  • Indoor and Outdoor Activities
  • Share your experiences and get some advice
  • Attendants can ask all their questions

**We CAN assist you with placement through the agency
but obviously we cannot GUARANTEE that you will get a job –
no one can guarantee this…**

Testimonials
– From People Who have Attended the Au Pair Training –

Joyce Smith
“It was life changing. It was the best Au pair training. It was very informative. GOOD LUCK FOR 2019!”

Jani Strauss
“Thank you for the training. I learnt so much and I am very excited to start Au Pairing!”

Nokuthula Masum
“THANKS! I have learnt a lot from you guys.”

Noziga Mashele
“Fantastic training – well worth the money!”

Kaylin Krupke
“The course instructor was very professional and she had great examples and a wide range of knowledge. The course was informative, helpful and covered a wide range of topics.”

Mainah Ndlovu
“The course was fun and packed with information. It gave very good direction.”

Andrea Vetter
“I found the au pair training was very helpful. I learnt a lot of new things.”

Megan Laubscher
“My knowledge on children has greatly improved. I am a mom and I learnt many new and interesting things which I wasn’t aware of. ”

Karin Eksteen
“I found the course very helpful. The advice and tips given were practical and would definitely assist me further.”

Christine Meyer
“It was a lot of relevant information. I enjoyed it a lot!”

Chante Van Zyl
“I really enjoyed the course. It really prepared me.”

Anel Goosen
“The course was excellent. I learnt a lot from you today!”

Elsie Coetzer
“The information really helped me. There were things in the course one wouldn’t even think of. The day after completing the course I attended an interview and I was placed straight away.”

Chiquitte-Celene Viljoen
The training covered all topics – even those one wouldn’t think about! It was very insightful and it opened my eyes about being an au pair and how to improve.

Kimberly Nambiar
The course was very easy to understand and challenging topics were explained very well. I’m very happy that I chose this au pair course. Thank you.”

Samantha Cheyne
I feel much more prepared to be an au pair. I now know what is required of me and how to fulfill the expectations of an au pair. The course was extremely enlightening and taught me a lot about child care.”

Despina Rockas
Great for both young au pairs who are starting out and for experienced au pairs to learn the intricacies of being an au pair. Love the tips about how to deal with a difficult 2 year old and assisting with homework. The course will give me daily help.”

Tracey Saywood
“I found the au pair training very informative and I have definitely gained more confidence with au pairing and working with families.”

Bernedine van Heerden
“It was very enlightening and helpful. I really enjoyed it!”

Christel van Greunen
“Thank you for the very informative course. I would suggest and recommend this course to anyone applying for an au pair job or who wants to be an au pair.”

Sakile Malanga
“It was very useful. I learnt many things that I did not know about. As an au pair with 10 years of au pair experience I found it very informative.”

Siphetheni Ngwenya
“It was amazing!”

Anbu Mudely
“The course was excellent. All the necessary information was given on how to au pair and conduct yourself as an au pair. Many common au pair errors were also looked at.”

Lizelle Conradie
“The trainer was very professional and I gained a lot of knowledge.”

Mignon Erasmus
“I was very happy and would recommend this course.”

Kate Myburgh
“After doing the course I was much more informed about being an au pair and I was able to secure a position shortly thereafter. I highly recommend the Au Pair Training.”

Click Here to BOOK your place at the Au Pair Training!
JOHANNESBURG Booking Form
PRETORIA Booking Form
CAPE TOWN Booking Form