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Nanny/Au Pair

Further your education while working as a nanny/au pair or prepare for that important job with marketable training in the child care field.

Certificate code: CE.CHILD.NANNY

What is the job outlook?
Employment growth for nannies and au pairs is about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job earnings vary based on hours and contractual arrangements but average approximately $10 per hour.

What is the training?
Training consists of six noncredit continuing education courses. In these face-to-face courses, students will learn the principles of child growth and development; nutrition and fitness; and communication with parents and children. CDA 308 and CDA 310 also can be used to meet the requirements for the Child Development Associate Certificate. Total Hours: 72

What courses will I take?
CDA 308 – Basic Growth and Development
CDA 310 – Using Growth and Development in Designing Experiences
DYC 368 – Fitness, Nutrition and Fun for Young Children
DCR 331 – Building Healthy Relationship with Parents
DYC 361 – Effective Communication with Parents and Children
DYC 321 – Proactive Behavior Guidance

What credentials can I earn?

Upon successful completion students earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at  

What will it cost?
$468 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees

What are the requirements?
Students must be at least 16 years old.

How do I enroll? 
Register online, in person, by fax or mail. Use certificate code CE.CHILD-NANNY. Visit for details.

Related Studies
Earn a continuing education certificate in the following areas:
Family Child Care Provider
Child Development Associate

Consult the college catalog or visit for information about the following credit program of study:

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Early Childhood Development

For more information contact Stacie Burch at 410-777-2916 or