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Nanny Training Courses Available

Browse through the available courses we offer.

We offer a variety of childcare and other practical courses for nannies and domestic workers. Our courses cover infant and child care, first aid/CPR, creative play, cooking and home cleaning. We work with other service providers that offer courses such as domestic cooking classes, swimming and driving lessons. We also advise parents on how to manage their staff should they request the assistance. To see more detailed information specific to each course we offer, please click on the “learn more” button below. 

comprehensive Nanny Training

Course Summary

  • This comprehensive nanny course comprises of four full modules. We teach these over three hours one morning a week over a four week period or over two full days to cover all modules.

domestic Child safety course

Course Summary

  • This first aid course does not only include basic CPR and first aid techniques but also covers more comprehensively the importance of safety awareness.

CPR and First Aid for Parents

Course Summary

  • Do you know what to do in an emergency situation? Sign up for our CPR and First Aid for Parents course today. You’ll learn valuable, potentially life-saving skills.

Housekeeping Course for nannies

Course Summary

  • Transform your home into a smooth running household. We offer practical in-home training customised to your personal preferences. We offer ongoing support during and after training. 

Partner Training Courses

Home Cooks - Domestic Cooking Classes

Group Cooking Classes in Johannesburg


Group Cooking Classes in Pretoria

Why our nanny training course is credible

Super Nannies is a registered  Close Corporation. Our head office is in Johannesburg. We have 6 training centres and 3 branches situated in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Since 2006, over 1500 nannies have received training and a certificate in childcare and First Aid through Super Nannies.

Super Nannies offers credible and certified nanny training courses.

Our nanny training manual is regularly updated with the guidance of experts in the field of childcare and child education. Our group of experts who review our nanny training manuals yearly, comprise of two midwives, two pre-primary school teachers, an OT specialist, and the input of mothers and more than seven years of nanny training experience.

The First aid course training material used for the CPR/choking component of the course is in accordance with the requirements of The American Heart Association and with the Resuscitation Council of South Africa

Our play and stimulation module is endorsed by Polkaspot early intervention learning centre. Working with an occupational therapist, we want to make sure that everything we teach in our nanny training courses are practical and current, while keeping it fresh and simple so your domestic worker or nanny understands the content, despite any language barriers.

Our trainers come qualified either with a first aid instructor background or teachers training. We work closely with the midwifes and the majority of our training is done at a venue shared by our referral partners, the babyclinics.

Our nannies appreciate the knowledge and advice they receive from the nanny training course and in turn the parents see the results. Here are some parents who are happy with the results achieved in our nanny training courses. Have a read and see what they have to say about our Super Nanny Training Course!

Please read our FAQ page for any additional training information or contact us directly. 

Training FAQ


You can choose between a 2 day course or a 4 week course. The comprehensive nanny training course covers four modules. In the 2 day course we cover all four modules over 2 full days. The 4 week course is held one morning each week over 4 consecutive weeks. We cover a single module each week.

English is not my nannies first language?

We have a diverse group of nannies attending our workshops: Xhosa, Afrikaans, Malawian, Zimbabwean etc. so our courses are taught in English to accommodate the entire group. The nannies are usually second language English speakers and the workshop is designed to be taught practically in an interesting, fun manner so our nannies can understand what is being covered.


We recommend that you drop your nanny off on the first day so that we can meet you and you can see where we are doing the training. Our training venues are situated near public transport and are on the taxi route so nannies can make their own way.


We have nanny training venues in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town. Please review our schedule for venue address and dates for the nanny training course available.

We are looking at expanding into different areas once we find the right nanny trainers to join our nanny agency. Please email us if you are interested in setting up a nanny training program in your area. Please review our area list here.


Absolutely. Your nanny receives a certified Super Nanny certificate upon successful completion of the course. The first aid and CPR component is recognized by the Resuscitation Council of South Africa and American Heart Association. This nanny training certificate is well recognised and will assist them with future job employment.


All our nanny trainers have a facilitation or teaching qualification or are first aid instructors under the Resuscitation Council of SA. All Super Nanny trainers have to have some type of teacher or training background.


Yes there is homework and a skills evaluation test. The classes are tailored so that the nannies have a chance to put into practice what they have learned that week and time to complete their homework. We are in contact via email with the employers on a weekly basis during the nanny training workshops so that they have a clear understanding of what content we have covered. The employer will be able to understand how their nanny is doing on the course when they review their homework and will be able to see what input is required by them.


No, our nanny training courses are not SETA accredited.

Our nanny training manual is dynamic and is updated yearly by a team of experts that include an OT, two midwives, two pre-primary school teachers and a trained first aid facilitator. Super Nannies is endorsed by the Polkaspot early intervention centre (

Our first aid content is endorsed by the American Heart Association and Resuscitation of SA. Super Nannies prefers to have this flexibility than the rigid outcome process of SETA. SETA works best for big educational institutes who have to work with in a standard quality framework. Corporates can benefit from SETA with the rebate incentive program by sending their employers on SETA courses. Our market is not corporate companies but domestic nannies in a home environment so this module does not accommodate us.

As a small company, Super Nannies can maintain our standard of training and quality of content regularly with the team of experts at hand. We review our nanny training manuals annually and all our trainers do come either with a teaching or first aid instructor background.

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