Junior Nanny Course

from babysitter to confident nanny

Freckles are committed to training and nurturing the finest Nannies in the industry. The Junior Nanny Course specialises in taking its students from babysitter to confident Nanny. The course is certified and is delivered as a 4 day residential; running from Monday morning - Thursday evening.

If you’re a Gap Student wanting to do a season as a Ski Nanny, go travelling and pick up nannying work, or even go abroad to work as an Au Pair the Junior Nanny Course is perfect for you. It equips you with the basics you need to graduate as a confident Junior Nanny and begin your nannying career anywhere around the world.

You will complete modules in;

  • baby basics

  • children’s emotional health

  • family cooking

  • paediatric first aid

You will also get;

  • a 1-1 session with Jo (Founder of Freckles), during which she’ll work with you to write the perfect CV and cover letter

  • a group session on interview tips and techniques

  • an enhanced DBS (police) check organised for you

  • your own copy of The Nanny Companion (a 220 page manual on being an incredible Nanny)

With experienced, helpful and exceptional trainers, every module is hands on, practical and great fun. The course is limited to 7 students, ensuring each student gets the most out of the course and maximises on their potential.

The Junior Nanny Course is delivered in a beautiful family home, just outside Salisbury with students staying in the house, in luxury accommodation.

junior nanny Course Modules

All modules have been specifically written for training Nannies.


The Baby Basics course will leave you feeling confident about being handed a baby as young as 12 weeks, and also fully equipped with the tools and knowledge of what to do. It covers the basics of nappy changing, bathing, making bottles, naps, safety and poorly babies.


Delivered by child psychologist Dr Maryhan, you'll leave equipped with the skills, tools and activities to support the emotional health of the children in your care. The course covers an introduction to emotional and mental health, anxiety, attachment, confidence and resilience. You go through practical scenarios and leave with a toolbox of activities ready to go. 


Delivered by an experienced private chef, the Family Cooking course will leave you confident with basic cooking skills, adapting recipes for dietary requirements and full of new ideas to take into role and whip up. From a simple birthday cake to a speedy supper, the course covers it all.


You'll leave with the confidence to manage any first aid situation that might arise. The course covers; CPR, bandaging, allergies, burns and general bumps and scrapes, specifically in relation to babies, toddlers and older children. The course is a 12hr blended course, with 6 hours of e-learning (completed in advance) and a 6 hour practical.

Why Freckles?

  • No hidden costs

  • Make amazing friends and become part of a Nanny community

  • Fun and welcoming environment

  • Experienced training staff

  • Course designed by a Nanny for Nannies

  • Gives you the confidence to launch your career as a Nanny

  • A chance to up level and learn incredible skills from the best trainers in the industry

  • Access to Freckles Nannying opportunities at Weddings, Events, Festivals etc.

  • Opportunity to be considered for Freckles temporary and permanent Nanny placements


What’s Included?

  • Luxury accommodation (2-3 per shared room*)

  • Fully catered with delicious food

  • Free transfers from Salisbury station

  • Hot tub

  • A copy of The Nanny Companion - complete with all course notes and resources

  • Enhanced DBS (police) check organised for you

  • Graduate with a ready to go CV and cover letter

  • Interview training

  • Access to Freckles resources and Nanny Tribe after graduating

  • Ongoing support from Jo and Team Freckles

*a single room is available for an additional charge. Enquire for availability.

Book your space below or directly with Team Freckles. Limited availability.


  • £1,275

Next dates:

  • Monday 7 October (9.30am) - Thursday 10 October (5pm)

  • February 2020

  • May 2020

Book before 30 September 2019 and get a space on our 2 day intensive Baby Course for FREE (RRP £675).

Junior Nanny Course

Taking you from babysitter to confident Nanny.

Monday 7 October (9.30am) - Thursday 10 October (5pm)

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If you have questions or queries then contact Team Freckles on 01225 722883 or training@freckleschildcare.co.uk