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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. The first assessment will be included in the price, however, if you fail the first attempt the next time you will be charged a penalty fee of £25.00. You will be allowed to re-sit the assessment twice only. If the assessment is failed 3 times in a row, you will be required to re-sit the theory classes again. The fee to re-sit the class will be £165.00. Voluntary work placement as a Health care Assistant (70 hours) will be arranged for you in the Nursing/Care home if required.

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, as well as Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service), check with no criminal conviction.


The total fee for this training is £375.


Classes will be held in our Rainham office with very easy access from Fenchurch Street Station, West Ham Station or Barking Station. Practical work experience (if required) will be arranged closer to where you live.
Should you wish to talk to us please call us on:

Tel: 0170 8557 359
Mob: 0783 8792 519

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.