OCN Level 3 Maternity Nurse Training – Online


This wonderful OCN accredited Level 3 Maternity Nurse Training course is run over 6 weeks on a Tuesday and Thursday evening. Choose the course start date from the drop down menu to book you place.



Our Level 3 OCN accredited Maternity Nurse training course is ideal for people who have childcare experience, including some work with babies 0-3, and who want to obtain a formal maternity nurse (non-medical) certification. The course covers all aspects of newborn care, focusing on how practitioners can support and empower new parents. Led by an experienced maternity nurse trainer, you will be well equipped to take on your first maternity nurse post, or to update and increase your knowledge and skills. With additional video content from expert speakers including professors, doctors and midwives, you can be sure that you will receive the most up-to-date information regarding infant development and safe infant care. MANNTA provides evidence-based, family-centred training drawing on best-practice and the most recent research.

Your training will include:

  • Certification through the Open College Network at Level 3 (following successful completion of the post-course assignment);
  • Live, small-group tuition from industry experts;
  • A supportive Facebook group providing ongoing support and continuing professional development opportunities;
  • Access to recorded webinars, downloadable resources and the unit presentations so that you can review and refresh your learning at any time;
  • MANNTA trained staff receive preferential treatment when applying for jobs through Silentnight Private Staff;
  • Support to register with the Online DBS Service.


Course Content: Level 3 Maternity Nurse Program  

Online Session 1 Session 2
Week 1 Role of the maternity nurse Interpersonal relationships Newborn care Normal newborn behaviour & the 4th Trimester
Week 2 Infant feeding 1 – breastfeeding and expressing Infant feeding 2 – formula feeding Routines
Week 3 Newborn sleep SIDS Health, hygiene and infection control Childhood illnesses
Week 4 Care of the mother Post-natal depression Building a business Parental expectations


With additional video content covering:
Evidence-based practice
Care of multiples
Child development 0-6m
Sling use
Handling the interview
Baby equipment
Play ideas

Additional information

Course Start Date

10th of January 2022, 7th of March 2022, 16th of May 2022

At this difficult time our team are working hard to ensure all necessary precautions are being taken by our child carers to limit the chance of spreading the virus.

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We will be updating our information and guidelines on a daily basis so please check in regularly and feel free to call our team on 02081 33 44 11.

Stay safe and well and keep washing those hands!


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