Current Educational Options

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Au Pairs are required to take 6 credits or 72 non-credit hours throughout their year. Here are some options to take. Host Families are required to pay up to $500 for the educational component as well as for transportation (gas, bus, parking) to and from classes. Educational Fact Sheet Local […]

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Educational Component

Saturday, 24 April 2010

Educational Component Every Au Pair is required to take either 6 credits or 72 non-credit hours worth of classes during their first year. During the extension term, it is as follows: 6 months: 3 credits or 36 non-credit hours 9 & 12 months: 6 credits or 72 non-credit hours In […]

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Credit/Non-Credit/Audit

Thursday, 26 February 2009

Au pairs are able to take credit courses, non-credit courses, or credit courses not for credit. Only if a course is a non-credit course are we able to count the classroom hours. Credit Course: Generally any course that is offered to a full time student which¬†a school has assigned a […]

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Reminders about Educational Component

Thursday, 26 February 2009

“The U.S. Department of State requires that all au pairs must complete 6 credits (or its equivalent if it is a non-credit course) at an accredited post-secondary institution over the course of their year in the U.S. Host families are responsible for contributing up to $500 of this cost. Host […]

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