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INA Nanny Basic Skills Exam

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

The exam addresses:

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Professionalism
  • Child Development

The INA Nanny Basic Skills Exam was originally 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

In 2014 the INA’s Education Committee did a complete INA Basic Skills Exam review and updated content to conform to the current body of knowledge in the field.

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