INA Nanny Basic Skills Assessment

The INA Nanny Basic Skills Assessment was developed to assess a nanny’s basic child care knowledge. The INA Nanny Basic Skills Assessment is a 40 question timed, multiple choice exam that is available to be taken online.

The assessment addresses:

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Professionalism
  • Child Development

The INA Nanny Basic Skills Assessment was authored by the following seasoned INA Nanny Members:

  • Myrna Alphonse, MA/NCC
  • Kellie Geres, 1997 INA Nanny of the Year™
  • Cortney Gibson, Newborn Care Specialist
  • Becky Kavanagh, 2006 INA Nanny of the Year™
  • Michelle LaRowe, 2004 INA Nanny of the Year™ and parenting author
  • Glenda Propst, 1991 INA Nanny of the Year™ and founding member of the International Nanny Association

**Please Note: Organizations and agencies can become MEMBERS of our association. However, membership in the INA does NOT certify, credential or accredit them in any way through INA. The INA does not have a certification for agencies. Membership will in no way help individuals obtain a visa to the USA – saying so is false and anyone so doing will be removed from the INA membership. INA indemnifies itself from any legal proceedings based on a member’s wrong doing.  Organizations and agencies are prohibited from awarding certificates to any individual who has completed the INA Nanny Basic Skills Assessment or INA Nanny Credential Exam. Completing either exam does NOT provide any individual with automatic membership to INA.

Nannies may purchase the INA Nanny Basic Skills Assessment here. The minimum passing score is 70%. Those nannies who score 70% or better will receive a certificate stating that they passed the assessment.