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Maternity Care Assistant – High Quality Intensive Training


Product Description

Our maternity support worker training is designed to help people to get into maternity support worker jobs within NHS and private hospitals as well as GP surgeries. This course is recommended for people who look to become maternity care assistants but have no experience or wish to come back to work after the break-in previous employment. Furthermore, those people who wish to study midwifery find this course very useful as it will provide additional credits for university application.

Maternity Support Worker Training Duration

3 days of intensive training (18 hours), 1week self-study + online assessment(80 min). In order to pass the assessment, you need to achieve a mark of 60% out of 100 multiple-choice questions.

Training Content:

Day 1:

  • Care Certificate Standards

Day 2:

  • Temperature measurement
  • Urinalysis
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Respiration
  • Infection control
  • Fluid Balance
  • Blood Pressure and Pregnancy

Day 3:

  • Early labor support
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Postnatal support:
    • Breastfeeding
    • Nappy changing
    • Bathing
    • Lochia
    • Skin to skin
    • Bottle-feed demonstration

Entry requirement

The candidate who wishes to apply for maternity support worker training will have to have a good command of English and Maths.


The total fee for this training is £245.

Additional Information

Additional Information

With Maternity Support Worker training you will also complete Basic Nursing Skills training. As a result, you will obtain both certificates: Maternity Support Worker and Basic Nursing Skills.