Training for Nannies and Au Pairs OFSTED

OFSTED-compliant first aid courses for nannies.

The course is run over 6 hours (plus lunch/breaks), with a maximum of 8 candidates per course.

This course is structured using active-participation methods – we believe learning is most effective when our candidates actively take part in the course – not merely sitting and listening!

This course is aimed at those in sole-charge of children; therefore, emphasis is also placed on preventing accidents, not merely treating them.

The classes are taught in a relaxed environment and include refreshments (teas/coffees/juices, home-baked biscotti and fruit). The fees include a certificate, manual and training aids. We are able to provide handouts in a number of languages and a translator, on request.

Check below for dates of our upcoming courses, held in East Finchley. Costs includes manual, certification, refreshments and a home-cooked lunch.

The course costs £80 inclusive. Certificates are issued on the day. 



Courses at our venue

Why Train With Us?

  • All our trainers are qualified medics

All of our trainers have hands-on experience of dealing with first aid emergencies and specialist knowledge of basic life support and paediatric first aid. They bring the experience of their workplace, either working in A&E departments, Paediatrics or for the London Ambulance Service to every class they teach.

  • At least three years first aid training experience

It is one thing knowing what happens in a medical emergency, it is another skill being able to relate this to those with little or no knowledge of first aid in a clear and simple manner. Becoming a brilliant trainer, takes experience, for this reason we only employ trainers with at least 3 years of training experience.

  • Active Learning

Every aspect of our courses employ active participation learning methods. We understand that candidates on the course expect to take home a huge amount of essential first aid information. We found the most effective method of teaching is to actively engage the class with the subjects. Our approach is based on the Montessori method of teaching, whereby learning is most effective in an enjoyable, relaxed and interactive environment.

  • Small class sizes, at your convenience

Our classes are kept small. We feel our candidates need the space to practice and one-to-one attention to benefit most from the course. Small class sizes also allow the attendees to ask questions or for subjects to be covered in greater detail if needed. Classes can be booked at a time and location to suit you. (evenings and weekends at no extra cost)

  • Experts in Child Development

Kitty Sullivan, founder of First Aid for Schools, is also a lecturer in Child Development. She regularly writes features for the press including a column for Montessori International, First News National Children’s Newspaper, London Baby Magazine and Baby & Me. She understands the stages of development and accidents which are most likely to occur at these stages. The courses therefore focus not only on how to treat an injury, but what is most likely to happen and importantly, how to prevent it. Committed to increasing public knowledge of first aid issues she also pioneered the UK National Choking Awareness Campaign.

An excellent course. You get as much knowledge as you need to feel confident when you think about an accident. It was a small friendly group…I wouldn’t change anything about it.

Cosmina Linh (Little Ones Nanny Agency – London)


An excellent course…love the homemade cakes!

Susan Brennan (Nurturing Nannies Nanny Agency, London)


I would recommend this course. It is very good and covers everything you need to know about first aid. I felt very confortable to ask questions – the trainer was great!

E. de Morais (Imperial Nannies, London)


“The course was fun and interactive. I learnt a lot and feel very confident about first aid”

Mellissa Hurrell. (Norland Nanny, Bath)


 “I wouldn’t change anything about this course – the length was perfect, the tutor was fabulous and lunch was amazing!”

Linda Pearson. Nanny (Norma Lewis Nanny Agency, London)


 “Very informative…great, practical information covered…extremely useful”

Bernadette Richmond. (Eden Nannies, London)


“Fantastic course – the only provider we’ve found able to provide translators”

Sara. (Peekaboo Nanny Agency, London)


To book call 020 8883 9613 / 07903 468271 or pay online to secure your place.



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National and International Training for Schools, Nurseries & Parents

Accredited, OFSTED-compliant courses, taught by medics and experienced trainers.