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Au Pair Training Information

Au Pair Training is offered at Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency.

  • 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

Available Dates: (It is a ONE DAY training session – you only come ONCE)
Saturday 2 June 2018 (nearly fully booked) OR
Sunday 3 June 2018
Time: 08:00 to 14:00, 6 hours (no First Aid and CPR training)
Time: 08:00 to 17:00, 9 hours  (WITH First Aid Training and a CPR Course)
Location: Johannesburg – Bryanston, Sandton
Cost: R1000 per person (once-off) – NO First Aid and CPR Training (R1000 is paid into our BANK ACCOUNT)
Cost: R1450 per person (once-off) – WITH First Aid and CPR Training (R450 is paid CASH at the training)
To BOOK so that you can ATTEND click on the LINK  BELOW:

To ORDER the course so that you can do it via CORRESPONDENCE where the WHOLE COURSE is EMAILED to you in PDF Format click on the LINK BELOW
Please note that if you elect to do to the course via CORRESPONDENCE there is NO First Aid or CPR Training offered – we only offer the First Aid and CPR Training if you ATTEND the Au Pair Training in JOHANNESBURG.

R1000 per person – once off – if you ATTEND
R1000 per person – once off – if you do it via CORRESPONDENCE
R1450 per person (includes First Aid & CPR Training) – once off if you ATTEND

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

You will get a Certificate for the Au Pair Training
You will get a CPR certificate if you do the First Aid & CPR Training
You will get Course Material

What You Will Receive After the Au Pair Training:

  • Course Material detailing the course contents
  • An Au Pair Training Certificate
  • A First Aid and CPR Training Certificate – if you selected the Au Pair Training WITH the First Aid and CPR Training (available in JHB only)

First Aid Training and CPR Course Additional Info:

  • It is Accredited by the Department of Labour in South Africa
  • Instructors are registered with the Resus Council of South Africa
  • Instruction falls under the American Heart Association which is recognized by the Health Professions Counsel of South Africa

**What the Au Pair Course 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 Tantrums
Food – 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
FIRST AID AND CPR TRAINING (if you select the R1450 training – this is only available in JHB)

Question Answer Session
Share your experiences and get some advice
Attendants can ask all their questions

To find out MORE or to BOOK so that you can ATTEND click on the LINK  BELOW –

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To find out MORE or to BOOK so that you can do it via CORRESPONDENCE where the WHOLE COURSE is EMAILED to you in PDF Format click on the LINK BELOW – 

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**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…**

– From People Who have Done the Au Pair Training –

Beatrice Spartan
Would like to thank you so much for the great training that we had. It was indeed awesome!

Abigail Van As

“The au pair training was extremely enjoyable and fun. I really loved the way it was explained. The training didn’t drag on. It was great!”

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

Kaylin Krupke
“The course 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.”

Sune Lange
The au pair training was enjoyable and I learnt a lot!”

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 helfpul. 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.”

Jessica Botha
“I really enjoyed attending the au pair training. I gained a lot of knowledge and I was well prepared to work for a family as an au pair.”

The Au Pair Training Fee WILL increase so
take advantage of the DISCOUNTED fee now!