Student Frequently Asked Questions Answered

When and Where are Classes Held?

We offer popular onsite and online classes.  The online classes can be taken at anytime from any location.  Our on-site class is held in midtown Manhattan New York City.  The exact directions and instructions will be emailed to you in a confirmation email when you register.  The onsite Newborn Specialist (Baby Nurse) and Child Care Master Classes are usually offered once per month on a Saturday.  

What Are The Requirements?

Students must be 18 yrs of age or older and have a valid passport or photo ID.  Students do not need a social security card to register for classes. 


What is Included in the Program?

The courses are all-inclusive and up to date training, certification, CPR, resources and materials.  If you are already CPR certified, you are still required to review the CPR portion of the program and it will be a great refresher for you. 

How Long is the Program?

The onsite class is a one day intensive master class held on a Saturday from 9am-5pm. It is jam packed with information and students can immediately begin to use their skills and certificate for work or personal purposes as needed. Online students can go at their own pace and have one week to complete the course at their convenience, if more time is needed.

What is the Cost of the Newborn Specialist Baby Master Class?

The total cost of the master class and certification is $997 which can be paid by cc or debit card at the time of registration to reserve your spot.  Onsite students have the option to pay in full at time of registration or pay in two installments of $525.  If you choose the installment plan, the first payment of $525 is due at the time of registration by credit card and the second payment of $525 will be due in cash on the day of the class. Onsite students will receive their certificate on the day of class.  Online students will be able to immediately print a temporary certificate and an official one with materials will be shipped upon completion of the online program.


What is the Registration Deadline and How Do I Register?

Class space is limited and registration is on a first come basis so early registration is recommended to save a spot in the class date of your choice.  To register now, go online to or call 212-203-4169.


Do You Offer Job Placement Assistance?

ICT Academy is partnered with leading nanny and baby nurse placement agencies.  Our training programs are first class and offer invaluable knowledge and credentials that families respect and prepare you for success.  Although we cannot guarantee employment for each student, there is an abundance of opportunities available for motivated serious childcare professionals.  Information on finding work in this industry and professionalism is covered in the course. 


Should I Take the Online or Onsite Course?

The online and onsite programs offer the same training, information, and certification.  We recommend the online program if you are outside of the NY area and do not wish to travel here or if you would like to complete your training right away.  The online course can be taken at anytime and from anywhere throughout the US and internationally.  You will have up to one week to complete the course so you can go at your own pace and can log-in and out around your work and family schedule.  The online training is interactive, multi-media and video based.  Students can also contact an instructor for any questions.  


Who Should Take the Baby Nurse Master Class? 

Anyone who will care for babies or has an interest in working with young infants including those who currently work or would like to work as a professional nanny, baby nurse, daycare worker or any other caregiver.  It will advance your professional skills, knowledge and credentials.


What other classes do you offer? 

In addition to the Newborn Care Specialist Master Class, many students also enjoy the Child Care Specialist Master Class focused on quality toddler and preschool care, as well as the Baby Sleep Training and Multiples Care Courses, along with the Postpartum Doula Program.  We also offer a class for new and expecting parents, and an Exciting Instructor Training & Certification Program for those who are interested in teaching caregivers and parents how to properly care for their newborns.


For any additional questions and information on training programs, costs and dates offered or to enroll in classes,  contact us  or call 866-771-3181.  We look forward to having you join us soon!! 😊