Au Pair Training Course

Get expert knowledge, advice and practical skills with our Au Pair course

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Prepare for a great Au Pair experience

Travel, culture, language, international friends and becoming a big sister or brother to a family are all great reasons to become an Au Pair.

But looking after children means taking responsibility for keeping kids safe, engaged and following house rules. Knowing what’s expected and being professional on the job is a must. Investing in an Au Pair training course gives the reassurance that you are prepared for the challenges and rewards of life as an Au Pair.

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The Au Pair Online Class

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Understanding Children

Learn all about: Developmental stages, Age appropriate activities, Behaviour management

Basic Childcare

Holding a baby, Nappy changing, Bottle and formula preparation, Food preparation and healthy snacks, Getting dressed, Hygiene, Bath time, Bed time

safety at home

Safety at Home

Become an expert in safety at home: Fire safety at home, Pet safety, Natural disasters and emergency response

First Aid and Medical

Serious injury serious illness, Cuts scrapes and bleeding, Head injuries, Fractures, Bumps, bruises and signs of abuse, Burns, Bites and stings, Allergies and asthma, Medication safety, Poisons, Choking

safety out and about

Safety out and about

Going out with kids, Sun and heat exposure, Car safety, Water safety, Riding on wheels, Playgrounds and backyards, Farm safety

just for you

Just for you

Benefit from detailed information on how to become an Au Pair, how to handle cultural differences, connect with your host family and new friends, expectations and keeping yourself safe

Why take an Au Pair online training course?

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This is why families want you to do an Au Pair course

Give the gift of knowledge to your new Au Pair

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Living with a family on the other side of the world is a big move but can be incredibly rewarding. The Sittertrain Au Pair training school guides Au Pairs through the important job they have taken on. 

Why not give the Au Pair you have chosen to be part of your family the perfect Au Pair welcome gift- the gift of knowledge with a Sittertrain gift card?

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Frequently asked questions

Around 8 hours but you can go at your own pace and log on and off any time.

Just follow the links to sign up and you will recieve an email with all you need to create an account. If you signed up through an Au Pair agency you can use the coupon code you have been given to enter free

Just send Sittertrain an email

Yes, the online Au Pair course is designed to help you manage common situations you may face in any country you are Au Pairing in

The course is designed for everyone to pass. You need to attain 80% on each quiz to move to the next. If you don’t get it first time, just go over the information and try again. 

Its important  to finish the course as quickly as possible  before you arrive with a family so you are prepared for life as an Au Pair

Absolutely. The Au Pair course is a great welcome gift for your new Au Pair.  Best thing is to purchase a gift card so that you can sign up under your own account