Online training for your au pair stay

The Au Pair Core Skills course from Babyem gives you the knowledge and skills that host families want. And the preparation you need to handle your au pair responsibilities with confidence and success. Give your au pair adventure a head start with 6 hours of hands-on online training for 82 EUR.

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What online au pair training can do for you:

Show your interest

When you do the Babyem online training course you show host families your commitment to the au pair experience. And that certainly makes you more attractive as a prospective au pair.

Sharpen your skills

The Babyem course gives you loads of useful and practical information about taking care of children, adapting to your au pair role, and always staying safe. These are skills that will make you a better au pair.

Get ready for success

With the knowledge and skills from the Babyem course you’ll start your au pair stay with more confidence and more capability – ready to tackle any situation that arises in your au pair role.

Babyem's au pair training - How it works

You can work through the course at your own pace with learning checks for each unit.

The Babyem course material has been developed by a highly qualified childcare team and features 6 hours of well-structure interactive materials with lots of videos and practical learning examples.

When you have completed the course, you get a certificate of completion that you can share with prospective host families and feature in your profile. More information on the Babyem course is available here.


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What's included in the Babyem Au Pair Core Skills course?

The course is composed of seven modules covering all the important aspects of the au pair's role and responsibilities in the family.

  • Working as an au pair: The au pair role, routine and time management
  • Child safety: Inside the home, outside, fire safety, first aid and medical
  • Healthy eating: Learning through cooking, food safety & hygiene, allergies & intolerances
  • Child development & activities: How to children develop and what are age-appropriate activities
  • Building relationships between au pair and host family: First few days, effective communication, expectations
  • Caring for babies and young children: Nappy changing, feeding, hygiene, bed time, safety
  • Managing behavior: Infant and child brain development and behavior

Get your Babyem certification

The Babyem Au Pair Core Skills course is an investment in your future as an au pair. It demonstrates a special commitment to being an au pair, which is documented in your Certificate of Completion.

When you finish the Babyem course, you'll receive a Certificate of Completion showing that you have done a training course as an au pair.   And you can upload your Certificate of Completion into the References section of your profile.

Here's what au pairs and families say about the course:

"I found the au pair course very informative and useful. Each of the modules opens up your understanding and knowledge, and I really found it useful to have lots of videos and practical guides that you can use. I know this will help me when I start with my new host family!"

Au pair Dora S. from United Kingdom

"We had a new au pair starting and were looking for something to really help her feel confident in her role as well as something that would give her lots of practical ideas when with our kids. This training is a must have for any au pair starting a new position and looking to feel fully prepared!"

Host father Robert B. from United Kingdom

"I really enjoyed going through this training, each module really does teach you something new and its particularly helpful to have questions based on real life situations, as it helps you put all the theory into practice and feel prepared"

Au pair Una F. from United Kingdom