Maternity Nurse Courses
Maternity Nurse Training with Babyem
Babyem is a leading provider of Maternity Nurse Training in the UK. Our industry approved Maternity nurse courses take place in central London, with training available both on weekends and during the week.
Babyem’s maternity courses are accredited through the Open College Network (OCN) allowing candidates to achieve a formal qualification whilst developing their skills and confidence in their work as a Maternity Nurse.
One of our most popular maternity courses is the Postnatal Maternity Nurse Training qualification – for those looking to start their career as a maternity nurse as well as those already experienced in working with babies.
Aside from our Level 3 & Level 4 OCN Maternity Training, we also provide further opportunities for Maternity Nurses to enhance their expertise and gain recognition for their knowledge in specialist areas. These include courses on sleep training, breastfeeding, postnatal depression, baby massage and care of multiples.
Your Maternity Course: Why Choose Babyem?
Highest Level of Maternity Courses in the Industry
Established Maternity Nurse Work Experience Scheme
Multi-Agency Team of Expert Maternity Tutors
Small Class Sizes
Maternity Nurse Training
This highly respected qualification provides those wanting to become Maternity Nurses (or those already working with babies) the opportunity to further their skills. The Postnatal Maternity Care Award provides an excellent overview of the Maternity Nurse’s role by addressing all aspects of mother and newborn baby care, as well as practical support and guidance required within the family home environment. This course is accredited at Level 3 through OCN. For more information please click HERE.
Dates in 2016: 21st & 22nd May / 18th & 19th June / 30th & 31st July / 20th & 21st Aug / 17th & 18th Sept / 22nd & 23rd Oct / 19th & 20th Nov
Time: 9am-6pm (Saturday) & 9am-5pm (Sunday)
Cost: £460 pp for Level 3, £635 for Level 4 (option to pay in 3 instalments)
This accredited maternity breastfeeding course is designed for anyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge of breastfeeding and how to support women who are breastfeeding. This informative 1 day maternity course is suitable for those with little to no experience or knowledge of breastfeeding. For more more information please click HERE.
Dates in 2016: 21st Feb / 10th Apr / 2nd July / 11th Sept / 13th Nov
Time: 10am – 5pm
Cost: £175 pp
Care of Multiples
This maternity course is designed for childcarers interested in (or currently) caring for twin/multiple babies. The course includes topics such as dizygotic twins and monozygotic twins, the impact on the birth order, establishing routines for multiples, sleep and multiples, organisation, tandem feeding, twin development, individuality and support for families and carers, and peer pressure within developing twins – including how to support a breastfeeding mother. This maternity course is accredited at Level 3 through OCN. For more information please click HERE.
Dates in 2016: TBC
Sleep Training Course
This comprehensive maternity course is for child-carers looking to specialise or gain additional knowledge in sleep training as part of their career or for those individuals working with a baby or child with a sleep problem. This maternity sleep training course addresses common (and less common) sleep problems and examines some of the latest research, guidelines and strategies suggested to help overcome such issues. This course is accredited at Level 3 through OCN. For more information please click HERE.
Dates in 2016: 20th Feb / 9th Apr / 11th June / 10th Sept / 12th Nov
Time: 10am – 5pm
Cost: £175 pp for Level 3, £295 pp for Level 4
Postnatal Depression Course
This Postnatal Depression maternity course is suitable for nannies, maternity nurses, doulas, midwives, health visitors and for any others who work with post-natal mothers. This Maternity course teaches candidates more about post-natal depression, including how to support mothers who may be suffering with PND. Courses are facilitated by a highly experienced childcare specialist and trainer with expertise in this area. For more more information please click HERE.
Dates in 2016: TBC
Baby Massage Course
Babyem baby massage maternity courses provide a warm and relaxing introduction to the basics of developmental infant massage. Our baby massage courses are suitable for parents and carers who are looking to learn a valuable skill for life. The benefits of baby massage are significant and widely endorsed by medical practitioners across the world. For more more information please click HERE.
Dates in 2015: TBC
Cost: £130 pp
What Makes Our Maternity Courses Unique?
Our maternity courses are structured around active participation as a valuable tool for learning. We use a variety of teaching aids to suit each maternity training session and its participants – from case study analysis and role play to quizzes and practical assessments.
Small Class Sizes
One of the key benefits of Babyem’s maternity training sessions is the limit on class size. Our maternity courses are held in DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in South Kensington, London. With a spacious venue and small group sizes, we aim to ensure that each person enrolled is able to get the most out of their training.
Multi Agency Team of Expert Maternity Tutors
Babyem is privileged to call upon the talents of select group of experts who possess practical knowledge and up-to-date information of the many theories and guidelines surrounding Maternity nursing. Their experience ranges from hospital work in the premature baby unit to working as maternity specialists for private and international clients. All trainers receive ongoing CPD and our maternity courses are regularly reviewed by both our agency and OCN.
Maternity Nurse Work Experience Opportunities
We are proud to be the only maternity nurse training agency with an established (and guaranteed) newborn maternity work placement programme. Our highly successful maternity nurse work experience scheme is available to all candidates who have completed our postnatal maternity nurse training award. Our maternity nurse work placements come via a variety of referral organisations including Great Ormond Street Hospital, NCT, Twins UK and Tamba. Candidates have praised this scheme for helping to build their confidence, increase their skills and even helping them gain employment as a maternity nurse.
Accredited Maternity Courses
Babyem’s Maternity Courses are accredited through the Open College Network at Level 3 (A –Level standard), Level 4 (foundation degree standard) and Level 5 (degree standard). All course work is verified both internally and externally to ensure that our training courses meet the strict guidelines of OCN. Our trainers’ experience working within the public and private sectors guarantees that the standard of maternity nurse training offered by Babyem is of the absolute highest. Trainees come from various childcare backgrounds and include Doulas, Midwives, Maternity Nurses, Nannies and Health Professionals.