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Childminder Course
Johannesburg

A Childminder Course is offered at Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency in Johannesburg. Below is all the information you need to know in order to decide if you wish to do our Childminder Course.

Answers to Frequent Questions:

  • Our Childminder Course is available to ANYONE, who is 18 years and older
  • You do NOT need to have child care experience to do our Childminder Course
  • You do NOT need to have a car OR a license to do the Childminder Course
  • You do NOT need to be a South African Citizen to attend the course
  • You do NOT need to have completed or passed matric to do the Childminder Course
  • Our Childminder Course is available to ANYONE who wishes to learn more about being a childminder
  • Our Childminder Course 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 session – you only come ONCE
  • The available dates and times are on the booking form
  • The childminder course takes 5 hours from 09:00 to 14:00

Location of the Childminder Course:

  • Childminder Course in Johannesburg – near Randburg

Click Here to BOOK your place at the Childminder Course!
JOHANNESBURG Booking Form

Who Should Do The Childminder Course:

  • Childminders, nannies and domestic workers who want to increase their salary
  • Childminders, nannies and domestic workers who want to find a job
  • Childminders, nannies and domestic workers who want to become better at their job
  • Domestic workers who want to work with children
  • Domestic workers who want to become nannies
  • Domestic workers who want to become childminders
  • Childminders, nannies and domestic workers who wish to gain more knowledge
  • Childminders, nannies and domestic workers who work for difficult families
  • Childminders, nannies and domestic workers who look after children that are not easy to deal with
  • Anyone who wants to enter the domestic worker industry

What You Will Receive After the Course:

  • Course Material detailing the course contents
  • A Childminder Certificate
  • If you wish to do a First Aid Course please click here – our childminder course does not include First Aid

What You Will Learn and What the Childminder Course Covers:

  • How to Find a Job
  • How to Write a CV
  • How to Apply for Jobs
  • What to Do at the Interview
  • What to Say at the Interview
  • Self Image and Hygiene
  • Overtime and Babysitting
  • Salaries and Contracts of Employment – petrol, leave and tax
  • Childminder Job Functions – what are normal childminder job functions
  • What Not to Do as an Employee and as a Childminder
  • All About the First Day and Settling In
  • What Families Expect and Dislike
  • The Difficult Side of Being a Childminder
  • How to Approach a Parent about a Problem
  • How to Work for a Difficult Boss
  • How to Deal with the Au Pair
  • How to Deal with Divorce in the Home
  • How to Write a Shopping List
  • Telephone Skills
  • How to Greet Guests as they Arrive
  • How to Plan Dinner Meals
  • How to Make Healthy and Good Lunchboxes
  • What to Make for Snacks for the Children
  • What Foods Cause Cancer
  • 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 Tantrum
  • Safety whilst on the Job – allergies, stings, various illnesses, head injuries, sprains, fevers, lice and worms
  • Swimming Safety
  • Security in the Home
  • 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 our Childminder Course –

Lele Msebenzi
I learnt a lot of things which will help me be better at my job.

Tumi Nkabinde
The Childminder Course had a lot of information which I didn’t know. I would recommend this course to others.

Irene Mphoro
The course lecturer was very good and took a lot of time to explain things properly. I really enjoyed the course.

Miriam Buthelezi
I enjoyed attending the childminder course and it taught me a lot about children and how to look after them and what to do. Thank you!

Tapiwe Mhlongo
This childminder course was very good and I am happy that I spent the money on it. I went to other courses before and this one was the best.

Sophie Bulongwe
Thank you for the course. The course had good information and it will help me to find a job. I was doing so many things wrong at interviews and now I know how to be better at interviews.

Karabo Tjale
I want to thank the course teacher for everything. She answered all my questions and she gave me good advice. I work for a difficult boss and now I will know how to be able to talk to her in the right way and what to say when I am unhappy. This course will help us to come together and understand things better. Thank you for changing my life. Thank you.

Click Here to BOOK your place at the Childminder Course!
JOHANNESBURG Booking Form