NZ’s Only Specialist Professional Nanny Training Provider

Delivering quality nanny and early childhood education since 1985

Our nanny training programmes are widely recognised and highly respected in New Zealand and overseas.

They are specially designed to help you become a top professional nanny or early childhood educator, and give you the wide range of practical experience that’s in big demand by employers.

Our students have a high success & graduate employment rate.  Employers worldwide regularly seek out our students even before they even graduate.

NZQA accredited & ranked in top 20% of providers

Seven Great Reasons to Come to the Ashton Warner Nanny Academy


You’d love an exciting career with children, and to gain credit for university study later on if you want


You appreciate one to one help and tutors who can offer you lots of support


You want to study with a quality training provider – we make it easy for you to learn


You like meeting others who share your passion for children


You enjoy a cosy family atmosphere – not more than around 26 in class at any one time


You’d like to learn fun learning activities for children, and actually make useful resources

Teaching Methods and assessment

We use an exciting range of teaching methods in both our nanny training courses which include practical demonstrations, group discussions, role-plays, workshops, lectures, tutorials, child observations, personal research, field trips, and audio-visual presentations.

There is no final exam.  All assessments are internal and include work on unit standards, projects, case studies etc. Level five students have extra assignments and case studies to complete.