From cooking to play stimulation: these are the courses presented by Find Your Jane

Leaving your kids with a caregiver can be a frightening experience and it often takes months, if not years to find that ideal person who you can trust with the wellbeing of your children and your family. Leaving your kids with a caregiver can be a frightening experience and it often takes months, if not years to find that ideal person who you can trust with the wellbeing of your children and your family.

Understanding the needs of the modern family led to the development of the Find Your Jane courses. These courses are ideal for nannies and any other housekeeping staff. Not only will this investment for your employees give you more peace of mind, but it will also give household employees the opportunity to develop new skills.

Find Your Jane offers three main courses for parents, nannies, caregivers and domestic employees, namely a cooking course, our nanny course and a play stimulation course.

The Find Your Jane Cooking Course

Our cooking courses focus on the preparation of classic, wholesome South African dishes. The course also includes sections about hygiene and table setting.

The Find Your Jane Nanny Course

This has proved to be one of our most popular courses. The Find Your Jane Nanny Course usually consists of three to four days of classes, covering a variety of important topics. Some of the topics covered in the

Find Your Jane Nanny Course include:

  • Hygiene• Nanny’s health
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Emergency numbers
  • Sterilising bottles
  • Thrush
  • Baby/child bath
  • Packing baby’s bag
  • Sleep routine
  • Potty training
  • Feeding
  • Snacks
  • Treats
  • Safety in and around the house
  • Discipline and stimulation of baby
  • Sick baby/child
  • Giving medicine
  • Taking temperature
  • First aid – which includes CPR of a baby and young child – and choking

Play Stimulation Course

Children are never too young to start learning! Our Play Stimulation course is ideal for parents, nannies, au pairs and caregivers of children between the ages of 0 and 6 years old. This two-day course covers topics like colours, shapes, numbers, animals and food. Some of the special nanny/parental skills that the course focuses on include:

  • Talk your child clever
  • Reading to a child
  • The importance of reading
  • Age-appropriate stimulating activities
  • Teaching your child responsibility
  • Movement
  • Arts and crafts

To read more about our courses, visit our courses page, or contact us to confirm the next training dates.

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