At Babyem, our maternity nurse training online isn’t just a course about caring for babies. It’s about providing you with the tools, expertise, and ongoing guidance to take what you love – caring for newborns – and help you make an impact in the world and build a rewarding career.
We support you every step of the way, based on what we know you need, from our 10+ years specialising in training for baby and child care professionals, including…
With our online maternity course, you have the benefit of completing the training in your own time, at home, on the go, day or night. Course highlights include:
We don’t just teach you WHAT to do, we teach you WHY to do it, so that you can feel confident that you are giving your clients the best possible support.
The online Maternity Nurse Training is accredited at level 3, 4 and 5 through the Open College Network, the largest vocational awarding body in the UK.
Being part of our active community you will receive monthly Q& A seminars and have your questions answered by industry specialists and experienced Maternity Nurses.
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With audio and downloadable options, we make it easy for you to learn, whatever your style and no matter how busy you are.
Perfect for those who are looking for a more flexible role caring for babies, supporting families at home and those wanting to learn a wide range of skills to meet babies needs.
“This maternity course exceed my expectations and explored all possible topics that I could imagine, all of which were based on scientific research.”
Anna Chrysa Rutter, Nanny & Montessori Teacher
“We cover the most important aspects of caring for baby in both Level 3 & Level 4.”
Emma Dewey Director Babyem
Take the advanced option knowing you’ll be fully supported even if you haven’t studied for a while.
Be part of a supportive, informative community.
You get lifetime access to our members-only private Facebook group, so you’re part of a supportive, like-minded community, where you can connect with peers and make new friends (even if you’re an introvert!)
Also, your tutors and experienced Maternity Nurses are regularly in the group, answering questions, providing practical guidance, and sharing their knowledge – perfect for boosting your confidence and learning from your own questions and those of your peers.
When you join Babyem, you will have instant access to ALL our previous masterclasses. This comprehensive vault of training includes topics such as caring for multiples, tongue-tie and infant feeding, and understanding birth trauma. Having this training at your fingertips will boost your confidence and enhance your expertise.
We take your ONGOING success very seriously and access to your support group continues long after your training is complete. We run monthly live workshops and Q&A sessions with industry experts who support our graduates across a range of business, mindset and practical childcare related topics. It could be anything from legally protecting your business to the science behind carrying babies.
These workshops are there to fast track your success and confidence when working with newborns and families. They also provide an opportunity to connect with other like-minded professionals.
We give you everything you need, and in the unlikely event of something not being included that you want to know more about…just ask and chances are we’ll be able to include it.
The quality of our teaching and ongoing direct access to globally-respected trainers in the field of newborn baby care already puts us at the forefront of maternity training.
But it’s important to us that we give our students the BEST, and that’s why, if you’re based in England, you can take advantage of our Babyem Newborn Placement Scheme.
Learning is good. But going that extra step…combining learning with practical hands-on experience is what sets you apart and makes you best-placed to confidently support parents of newborns of 0-3 months.
Having more practical experience also makes you the natural choice for clients so you’re more likely to gain employment.
Step One: You complete your Babyem OCN Level 3 or 4 Maternity Nurse Training (Online or London)
Step Two: You have a 1-to-1 consultation with one of the Babyem team. This is where we really get to know you and your goals, and understand where you are in terms of your experience and confidence so we can match you with the best placement. We also go through your CV if you have one (and we provide additional training and tips on how to create / improve your CV)
Step Three: We explain the best way to undertake your first placement, including how to contact them. We guide you on what to say, and what to expect during the placement. Then you can find families who are ideal for you and your level of experience and confidence to match with on our secure portal, and we support you through this process. During your placement we check in with you, so you always feel supported.
PLUS: you are teamed up with a Babyem ambassador. Your ambassador is an experienced Maternity Nurse, and fully in tune with the Babyem ethos of being gentle, holistic, evidence based, and all about empowering families. They are there to support you during your placement…whether it’s to answer a question ‘in the moment’, give you a confidence boost, or help you know what to say or do, our ambassador system (in addition to the ongoing support in our Facebook group) has you covered.
You can see full details of the Babyem Placement Scheme here.
We work closely with a range of organisations, including NCT groups, Great Ormond Street Hospital, charities such as Homestart and Gingerbread, national multiples groups The Twins and Multiple Births Association and Twins UK, plus we receive many self-referrals from parents, so we’re confident you’ll be able to gain experience on at least one, if not several, newborn placements to enhance your experience.
“At Nannies Incorporated we need our maternity nurses to be the best in the industry. We are continuously impressed by their level of maternity and nanny training.”
“We highly recommend Babyem as a maternity nurse course provider. Those with a background in childcare wishing to train as a maternity nurse should enrol.”
“We are really impressed not only with the content of the Babyem course and all that it covers, but also the teaching style and the flow of the day. “
“Our Nanny candidates have consistently given us great feedback about Babyem, which cover a comprehensive range of skills and subjects.”
We cannot possibly guarantee someone a job after attending our course (we get asked this daily!). But we can guarantee that you will be provided with up to date evidence-based information, with lots of ongoing support so that you are well prepared to support parents. We strongly believe this makes you best-placed for favourable consideration by prospective clients.
We are also a very friendly bunch and always happy to discuss your career goals. Our Facebook Group is also a brilliant place to network with others, and often a place where graduates forward jobs and support each other.
We work with a number of leading Nanny and Maternity Agencies in the field (you can find a list of our recommended agencies HERE) and provide support with CV writing as a basic service to all our candidates.
For our students in England, we offer a placement scheme, which is open to learners who have completed the course. (This is currently only available in England.) During the course, we will also discuss ways in which you can gain additional practical experience, and develop skills, confidence and gain references.
We are also a very friendly bunch and always happy to discuss your career goals. Our Facebook Group is also a brilliant place to network with others, and often a place where graduates forward jobs which can be opportunities for you to gain additional experience.
During the course, we focus on how to care for babies and families. There are many ways you can use the skills you will learn during this course, including:
Life experience is seen as an asset! We often work with individuals who have had children, and can’t quite believe that you can do what you love as a job!
A good rule of thumb would be two hours per week watching the lessons. If you are completing the level 3 Online Maternity Nurse Training, we estimate it will take 30 hours to complete the assessment paper. If you are completing the level 4 assessment paper this is likely to take approximately 40 hours of learning.
However, the course has been designed to support you to complete the assessment, and we provide you with the key theory and practical steps to ensure you can not only complete the course, but feel confident when working with families.
We take pride in the fact that this is not a ‘light’ course, we want our graduates to feel confident that they are providing the best possible care to families.
When you train with us you can feel confident that you are learning the latest guidelines. Our training has been created by globally-respected leaders in the newborn education sector. They are the change-makers in the industry who have helped shape NICE guidelines, Cochrane Reviews, campaigned for better births, shaped university training programs and many are published authors.
We are the ONLY newborn care training agency that provides extensive mentorship and continued professional development. We see the training as the first step in your career and we invest in you, and your vision to support families and make an impact in the community.
Our online Maternity Nurse Training consists of in-depth online content based on the latest evidence that promotes our students to take a holistic approach when working with families.
The course is tailored to varied learning styles and includes videos, text, images, quizzes and recorded presentations.
Once you successfully make the payment, you will receive a receipt.
Within 5 minutes, you will receive confirmation that you have successfully enrolled onto the program. You will be sent a welcome email that includes your login details. Should you need additional assistance, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can happily help you.
We have generous payment plans where you can pay in 3 instalments which makes our Online Maternity Nurse Training really affordable!
That may be the case, and for good reason. When you train with us, you can be confident that you are learning from the leaders in the industry. We often train the people that set up courses to train others in our field.
We heavily invest in our students and when you consider the ongoing support we provide, with monthly continued professional development, our UK placement scheme, and mentorship scheme, you’ll see why our course is an excellent investment in your career. In the end, with everything that’s included, our courses work out to be less than those from other organizations!
In order to receive the OCN accreditation in Postnatal Maternity Nurse Skills, you will need to complete the essay-based assignment.The assessment details can be accessed on the course platform. You are given 7 weeks to complete the assessment. Each question is approximately 250- 300 words each and relates to the topics covered during the course.
Once completed you will need to send the assessment back to us, and your work will be marked and then assessed by Open College Network. If there are any amendments to be made, we let you know by emailing you (or scheduling a call if required) and you are given extra time to make those amendments. Once your work has been successfully verified, you will receive your accreditation through Open College Network.
You are welcome to complete the course, attend the live workshops and not complete the assessment. If you choose to do this, on successful completion of all of the multiple-choice questions you will be given a certificate of achievement (non-accredited).
You must have a good level of conversational English. The course is taught in English and assignments must be completed in English.
Students are required to have at least 1-year baby experience (including newborn experience) before attending this course.
In order to complete the online element of the Maternity Nurse Training course, candidates are required to have the following in place:
Yes! We want to make it easy for you to digest all the information!
Each module (topic) consists of a number of lessons, and most lessons have sub-lessons. After each of the lessons, you will be required to complete short multiple choice questions. You are required to achieve 80% in each of the lessons to pass, however, you are able to retake those tests. Therefore, if you do not pass, you keep retaking until you do!
Great news, we can’t wait to start working with you! All you need to do is click the link which will take you to the booking page, where you can choose the right payment plan for you.
The quickest way to get your questions answered is to post them in the Facebook groups, which are there specifically to support you with course queries and ongoing questions when working with clients.
If you have any other non course-related queries regarding payment, tech, deadlines etc… then please contact the Babyem team and we can happily help you.
They say it takes a village to raise a child, well we believe that having a diverse training team of experts enables you to get the very best support, learning from leading specialists in the field.
Our training team are diverse, interesting, fiercely intelligent and able to take the science and make it accessible with a good dose of humour!
“I really enjoyed having the flexibility to study at my own pace, as most child carer’s will know, we work long hours and it can be difficult to find a lot of spare time to study and do other things away from our workplace, so flexibility really was key for me!”
AMY FAIRWEATHER | Nanny
We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee.
We are that confident in the quality of our training and we know that we are providing you with the best training in the industry, supported by leading experts.
For more information, please refer to our return policy here.
However, we also want you to feel comfortable with your investment – so we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee. If you join and within 14 days and decide the program isn’t right for you, then you can request a full refund and we wish you well for the future. We are confident that you will love the course and we are very excited at the opportunity to support you and be part of your journey!
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