This course is designed to teach parents, nannies, teachers, au pairs (anyone dealing with infants) the practical skills of basic infant care. Techniques for bathing, feeding, changing, swaddling, burping, holding, stimulating and putting an infant to sleep are covered for any infant in any home environment.


Suitable for:

Parents, nannies, teachers, au pairs (anyone dealing with infants)



  • Baby Basics
  • Bathing an infant
  • Feeding an infant
  • Changing an infant
  • Swaddling an infant
  • Burping an infant
  • Holding an infant
  • Stimulating an infant
  • Putting an infant to sleep
  • Basic medical emergencies



A Manual and Power Point presentation (hard copy or online)


Duration: 6 hours


Knowledge and Skills testing:

  • 15 questions (multiple choice)
  • All practical skills covered in theory


Certification: Competency


Accreditation: Arwyp Training Institute


Bookings:  All done online. Once POP has been received, the access information will be forward.


Payments: All done online.


Instructors: Available 7 days a week, with a minimum of ILS medic/nursing qualification and registered with SANC and HPCSA, AHA, RCSA, HWSETA, DOL



  • Option 1: comfort of your own home (face to face training)
  • Option 2: comfort of your own home (online training)


Cost: R550pp (group discounts available)