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Level 4 OCN Maternity Practitioner Award - Payment in Full

Want to become a Maternity Nurse?

Completion of our fully accredited course will provide you with all the skills and knowledge you need to become a highly effective and professional Maternity Nurse. It also gives experienced Maternity Nurses the chance to brush up on latest methods and practices.

Would you like to be considered the best in the Industry?

MNT's world renowned course is for those who aspire to the highest standards in their work.

As the UK specialists in training for Maternity Nurses we have an outstanding reputation for the training we deliver and our nurses are highly sought after on completion of training. Leading agencies frequently visit our courses to sign up our Maternity Nurses for work due to the quality of our Maternity Nurses.

We receive referrals to this course from:

  • The majority of leading Nanny and Maternity Nurse agencies in the UK and from overseas

Learners regularly travel from as far afield as Australia and America to take this course with us.

Accreditation and Assessments:

This course is accredited by the Open College Network (OCN OTC) at level 4 and carries 12 credits.

To successfully achieve this award learners must complete the assessments associated with the course.

Learners who enrolled on this course also enrolled on:

**The course is only available to study online (see below):**

**The online version of the course is split into 3 modules which learners complete one at a time on their computer by logging into our online learning portal. On completion of a module learners then progress to the next module until all 3 are complete. Learners have 4 weeks to complete each module but can take a break between each one to allow for personal and work commitments. PLEASE NOTE THAT ANYONE ENROLLING FOR THE MATERNITY PRACTITIONER AWARD COURSE MUST ENSURE THAT ALL THREE MODULES ARE COMPLETED BY APRIL 2022 AT THE VERY LATEST.

This option is particularly popular for non UK based learners and those who prefer the flexibility of learning from home at their own pace. Learners will have access to support from the course tutor and can email or phone in with queries while studying.

Assessments are an integral part of the online course and will be completed online. Learners need to ensure they complete these within the 4 week deadline for each of the modules.**

Role & Responsibilities of the Maternity Nurse

Health & Care of Newborns

Colic & Reflux

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sleep in Newborns


Health & Care of Post Natal Mums

Breast Feeding – Positioning/Attachment, Expressing and Overcoming Difficulties

Gaining Newborn Experience




Interviews & CV's

Getting work as a Maternity Nurse

Working with Agencies

A minimum of 3 years professional childcare or nursing/midwifery experience including professional experience of caring for newborns (3 months and under) for example:

a) Experienced Nannies & Maternity Nurses

b) Midwives and Nurses

c) Doulas

d Health Care Assistants/Nursery Nurses with Maternity Unit experience

Learners studying online must ensure their computer meets the minimum requirements as refunds cannot be given once enrolled. If you have any concerns about this please call us and we will be happy to offer support. These requirements include:

  1. Internet access and a working email address

  2. Up to date internet browser such as: internet explorer/safari/google chrome/firefox (if your browser is not up to date your screen may not display the content as it should. Please call us if you wish us to help you check your browser and how to update it if needed- it's very easy- even we can do it!)

  3. Ability to hear audio/video via your computer- this course contains video clips.

  4. Use of a computer to study the course - tablets and smartphones are not advisable for studying as the display and functionality can be affected.

Additionally learners should be familiar with navigating a website and have used a Word Processing package such as Microsoft Word in the past.

Course fee: £455. The quickest and easiest way to enrol is via the website and you will receive your login details within one hour. If these don't arrive within this timescale, please check your Junk folder



'Thank you MNT, you changed my life. Three years non-stop work!'

Cynthia, Maternity Nurse -OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'Your complete and passionate love of babies was inspiring and the course content was superb. How lucky we are to have had the opportunity to do such excellent training'

Annie, Maternity Nurse-OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'I loved the course, worth travelling to and it was all easy to understand and clear. Very enjoyable and packed with relevant things to do with childcare and maternity nursing and I met some great people!'

Samantha, Nanny - OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'Very informative and enjoyable, especially if just starting out in Maternity Nursing'

Zane, Midwife - OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'Thank you for such a great maternity course, I learnt a huge amount and had great fun. You and Emily were such great trainers, it was fantastic to be taught by you all. The course had everything mapped out brilliantly, I will be back next year to do more courses!'

Cara, Nanny - OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'I have not been in a classroom for many years, so I was quite nervous, but I found that everything was broken down into manageable chunks and was so easy to digest. All the lecturers were fantastic and the food and hospitality were excellent- I loved it!'

Amanda, Maternity Nurse - OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'I thought it was fantastic!'

Beth, Norland Nanny - OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

Very enlightening and interesting course-it has convinced me that this is the career I will follow.

Gill, Midwife and Neonatal Nurse- OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'Your training on the maternity course was brilliant and a real eye-opener. I have been a qualified nurse and midwife for over 17 years however I learnt things on your course which were never taught in full whilst I was training to be a midwife, I feel so confident now- thankyou very much'

Juliet, Midwife and Maternity Nurse -OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'I found the course fantastic and well worth the trip from Ireland. I loved the course, the training was top quality and the knowledge given was easy to take in'

Lorraine, Nanny-OCN Maternity Practitioner Award

'I just wanted to thank you very much for such a wonderful course last week!! I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt so much - it just goes to show that one is never too old to learn. You have such a wealth of experience and the fact that we can stay in touch and shout "help" when we are stuck with something , is a great comfort'

Wendy, Maternity Nurse - OCN Maternity Practitioner Award