Sleep Training Courses

Sleep Training at its best…

Our fully accredited Sleep Training course is ideal for nannies, maternity nurses and child-carers aiming to gain additional knowledge or to specialise in sleep training as a part of their career. Completion of this course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to help resolve the most common sleep issues in children. Working as a sleep training professional you will be engaging with parents in urgent need of advice and support, with a flexible approach to providing the parents with the right techniques and advice for their baby or child in a comfortable environment. Considerate and effective communication will quickly result in recommendations from your clients. This course is also ideal for existing sleep training consultants to update their skills with the latest developments and practices.

The importance of sleep/common sleep problems in babies, toddlers and young children including:

Hunger

Growth spurt

Being overtired

Constipation

Teething

Blocked nose

Poor weight gain

Feeding problems

Immunisations

Common illnesses:

Jaundice

Colic

Reflux

Silent reflux

Allergies

Common sleep problems:

Change of sleep patterns

Parental Stress

Accidental parenting/props

Attention seeking behaviour

Room temperature

Insomnia

Nightmares

Night terrors

Accidental parenting/props

Attention seeking behaviour

Sleep stages / sleep cycles:

Circadian rhythms,

REM/non-REM sleep

Factors that influence sleep: diet and environment:

Milk-related Intolerance’s

Food allergies

Mother’s diet if breastfeeding

The Role of the Sleep Trainer

Aim of the consultation

Skills required,

Being self-employed

Insurance

Preparing your CV

Collecting references from clients

Registering with agencies

DBS (previously CRB)

Paediatric First Aid certificate

Establishing sleep routines/supporting sleeping habits

Why a Routine might be beneficial

Planning a Routine

Implementing a Routine

Routine Changes

Cot/Room transfer,

Colds

Illnesses and allergies

Immunizations,

Jet lag / travelling

Bringing sleep time earlier/later

Sleep apnoea – snoring

Nightmares / night terrors

Head banging

Techniques

Ways to support sleep habits

Sleep tools

Best sleeping practices

Sleep Positioners

Reflux Wedge

Swaddling

Sleeping Bags

Sleep environment

Monitors

Cameras

Understand Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Government guidelines

Causes

Prevention

Understand best sleeping and feeding practices

We require candidates to have at least 2 year’s baby experience (including newborn experience) before attending this course.

Pre-requisite

Next Course Start Date

14th March
  • Top Kensington Location
  • Top London Trainer
  • Affordable Packages
4th April
2nd May
Course Location

Courses are held at The Holiday Inn Hotel in central London, located a stone’s throw away from the High Street Kensington Station, whilst it is easily accessible from the M4.

The Holiday Inn Hotel
Wrights Lane, Kensington,
London, W8 5SP

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t. 075 83 33 44 11
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