Foundation Practice for Nannies

Foundation Practice for Nannies: A CACHE Customized Qualification

Foundation Practice for Nannies is a CACHE Customized Qualification. The course consists of 13 units, each having an introductory video, course content, resources, and a quiz. This course takes 20-30 hours to complete. Once all lesson quizzes are successfully completed, students can access the final exam. Upon successful completion of the final exam with a score of 75% or greater, a certificate of achievement is issued to the user by CACHE.

Course Content

Learn the basic safety information all in-home childcare providers need to know to reduce the risk of accidents, injuries and safety incidents to the children in their care.
Gain a better understanding of children’s health to help keep the children healthy, prevent the spread of illness and effectively care for mildly ill children.
Discover how you can best meet the nutritional needs of the children in your care through appropriate food choices and preparation.

Prepare for a variety of emergencies that can occur when caring for children. This course is designed to supplement your formal first aid and CPR training.

Learn about the typical physical development of children and how you can help to ensure that the children in your care reach their full developmental potential.

Gain a deeper understanding of cognitive development and how you can best support the cognitive growth of the children in your care.

Learn the fundamentals of social and emotional development and strategies you can use to develop a positive and influential relationship with the children in your care.

Discover the important role you play in the language and literacy development of the children you care for and the tools and resources you can use to foster positive language and literacy development.

Learn the practical steps you can take to create an environment conducive to learning while caring for children in private homes.

Discover why routines are important and how you can develop meaningful daily routines that will benefit the children in your care.

Learn how to set age and developmentally appropriate behavioral expectations and discover strategies you can use to help the children in your care live up to them.

Prepare to encounter some of the special situations you may face as a nanny and learn how to successfully navigate them when working in your employer’s home.

CACHE is a UK based organization that was established in 1945 by the Ministry of Health under the name of the National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB). The board set the syllabus for the first national examination which took place in 1947. In 1994, the NNEB merged with the Council for Early Years Awards to form CACHE. In 2001 they incorporated the National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare and in 2015 they became part of NCFE.

NCFE is an awarding organization recognized by the qualification regulators for England (Ofqual), Wales (Qualifications Wales) and Northern Ireland (CCEA Regulation). This is an unregulated qualification and is not a nationally recognized qualification.

This qualification has been accredited as a Customised Qualification and we have benchmarked the qualification’s learning outcomes and assessment criteria at Level (using a national framework’s level descriptors) to allow you to demonstrate the difficulty and depth of study.

On completion of the Customised Qualification, learners will receive a certificate of achievement. The certificate is evidence of the knowledge and skills gained by completing the qualification. This qualification has been accredited by NCFE under the Customised Qualification and the certificate of achievement will be issued directly by NCFE.