"Au Pair Essentials" - An online training course for au pairs going to Australia

Better preparation, better performance, more fun. The "Au Pair Essentials" course from Sitter Train is now available for just 49.90 EUR with an exclusive AuPairWorld partnership discount.

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Why Au Pair Training?

Real responsibilities

Au pairs see to the safety and well being of the host family's children each and every day. It's a big responsibility.

Enhanced preparation

With targeted online learning, au pairs gain crucial skills and confidence to handle the important role they'll take on in the family.

Topics that matter

Childcare and child development, safety and first-aid, age-appropriate activities and effective discipline - all included.

Better for everyone

Structured knowledge gives au pairs the tools they need to do their jobs and gives families added peace of mind from the very first day.

What's included in the Sitter Train course?

Sitter Train delivers lively and informative content in five content units that feature a mix of expert videos, written instruction, and quizzes to check and document progress.

  • Understanding Children: Developmental stages, age-appropriate activities, behaviour management and more

  • Basic Childcare: Holding a baby, nappy changing, food preparation, getting dressed, hygiene and more

  • Safety Out and About Going out with kids, car safety, water safety, sun and heat exposure and more

  • Indoor Safety Become an expert in indoor safety

  • First aid and medical Dealing with serious injury and illness, cuts scrapes and bleeding, head injuries, fractures, burns, bites and stings and much more

  • Plus there's a Certificate of Completion so au pairs can show their families what they've learned.


How does the course work?

  • The Sitter Train course has been designed by engaged parents and educators and endorsed by experts. It features a wide range of high-quality teaching materials.

  • The course is all online and functions with an easy interface that lets au pairs learn at their own pace and document their progress with progress quizzes to get ready for the au pair stay.

  • You can check out the Sitter Train website.

Short information about Sitter Train

Get the course for yourself, or give it as a gift to a new au pair:
In both cases, super savings with the AuPairWorld partner discount

Usually the Sitter Train “Au Pair Essentials” course costs 65.00 EUR. With the AuPairWorld partnership discount, the course is now available for just 49.90 EUR – a discount of nearly 25%.

After purchase, you will receive a coupon code from AuPairWorld via email with instructions on how to get started on the course yourself or how to pass a gift coupon on to an aupair joining your family.