Common Core Skills & Knowledge Training (Level 3) Developing Best Practice for Nannies


10Are you interested in registering with Ofsted as a childminder?

Are you interested in refreshing and updating your childcare skills to help to show that you are able to meet professional standards and childcare skills?

If your answer is YES, then this is the right course for you and you are in the right place.

Our course covers the essential skills and knowledge required by Ofsted to become a professional childminder. It has also been designed to be more relevant for nannies by focusing on the key skills that they need to plan, develop and provide an excellent standard of childcare in the family’s own home.


This popular course supports learners to gain a deeper understanding of key common values, that promote respect, diversity and a positive environment for all children to thrive.

This one-day Nanny Course is developed by our highly experienced child care educators specialising in early Childhood education and child development.

please note: Nannies are recommended by Ofsted to attend the Common Core Skills and Knowledge training). In order to register on the Ofsted Voluntary Childcare Register nannies are required to complete a course that covers the common core of skills and knowledge areas.


Who is this course for?

This course is also suitable for

Considering a career in childcare
Unqualified Nannies
Home-based childcarers who wishing to register with Ofsted
A Nanny
An Au Pair
A babysitter
it is also perfect for you if you just want to know more about childcare. But this is not just an Ofsted course for nannies, this is professional Nanny Training where individuals come together, share ideas and support each other (often making a number of friends in the process too!)


Course contents

The Common Core set out by the Children’s Workforce Development Council reflects a set of common values for practitioners. These areas include 6 key core skills areas:

understand the importance of appropriate methods of communication and engagement with families, children, young people, their parents and carers.
Understanding Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the child
Understanding the legal and practical implementation of child protection.
Understanding the effect of transitions on child and young person development
Multi-Agency Team Working and Information Sharing
Understanding the importance of play activities for children.
we also address important topics such as play and managing behaviour.

Throughout the course we also focus on supporting home-based childcarers to understand their rights and responsibilities

We offer a quick and efficient DBS Service

If you are looking to register with Ofsted you will also need to hold a valid Paediatric first aid course.

Our common core skills certified course takes place in North London and Online.

We provide ongoing support to our nannies and childcarers too, ranging from free support with registering with OFSTED to childcare related topics. We also provide support to Nannies through coaching, and other childcare and maternity courses.

One-day certificated course is ‘classroom-based’ and offered on ogoing basis.

Entry requirement

There are no specific entry requirements however

  • Minimum Age 16 and more


  • You will be assessed informally throughout the day by the trainer.
  • 1 Day, classroom based – 1 hour, 30-minute multiple choice exam at the completion of the course.

How To Register

If you need help to find out about the course booking or further information about the course, please call or email us.

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