Training Courses

MANNTA Training Courses

Are you just starting out in the childcare industry or do you have experience but wish to specialise in a particular field?

At Silentnight Nannies we offer a bespoke range of MANNTA ™ training courses covering several specialist areas. All our courses have been accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) London giving candidates a universally recognised qualification, helping push their career to the next level.

MENNTA Maternity Nurse Practitioner Course – Level 3 OCN Accredited

Only £495

Our 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. Working as a sleep training professional you will be engaging with parents in urgent need of advice and support, and 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.

The Course Content

The role of the Sleep Training Professional

Physiology and psychology of sleep and the importance of sleep in babies and young children

The relationship between diet, nutrition and sleep in babies and children

Installing good sleep habits in babies 0-3 months, and 3-6 months

Developing sleep training techniques from 6 months

Understanding common sleep problems in babies and children, including refusal to sleep, and how to advise parents accordingly

Less common sleep problems; night terrors, head banging, sleep apnoea, circadian rhythm disorders

Different theories and approaches regarding definition of a sleep disorder

REM and non-REM; relevance of sleep cycles and the role of melatonin

The relationship between routine and sleep, including nap times

Stumbling blocks to success

Developing a specific action plan appropriate to the needs of the baby, child and parents

Implementation of a positive routine with twins and multiples, including multiple children in one room

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, understanding current government guidance as regards SIDS and how to implement it in practice

Travelling with babies and children, including jet lag

Transition from cot to bed; changing rooms

Working with parents; understanding different cultural and family perspectives which may need to be taken into consideration when addressing sleep routines

Understanding how to support parents in achieving a positive sleep environment

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MANNTA Sleep Training Course – Level 3 OCN Accredited

Only £195

Our 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. Working as a sleep training professional you will be engaging with parents in urgent need of advice and support, and 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.

The Course Content

The role of the Sleep Training Professional

Physiology and psychology of sleep and the importance of sleep in babies and young children

The relationship between diet, nutrition and sleep in babies and children

Installing good sleep habits in babies 0-3 months, and 3-6 months

Developing sleep training techniques from 6 months

Understanding common sleep problems in babies and children, including refusal to sleep, and how to advise parents accordingly

Less common sleep problems; night terrors, head banging, sleep apnoea, circadian rhythm disorders

Different theories and approaches regarding definition of a sleep disorder

REM and non-REM; relevance of sleep cycles and the role of melatonin

The relationship between routine and sleep, including nap times

Stumbling blocks to success

Developing a specific action plan appropriate to the needs of the baby, child and parents

Implementation of a positive routine with twins and multiples, including multiple children in one room

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, understanding current government guidance as regards SIDS and how to implement it in practice

Travelling with babies and children, including jet lag

Transition from cot to bed; changing rooms

Working with parents; understanding different cultural and family perspectives which may need to be taken into consideration when addressing sleep routines

Understanding how to support parents in achieving a positive sleep environment

Reserve your place on one of our next Sleep Training Courses:

MANNTA Care of Multiples Course

Only £175

Our Care of Multiples Course is ideal for all child-carers looking to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to care for twins or triplets from newborn. The course is also a great idea for expectant parents and who will soon be caring for multiples.

The Course Content

Ante- natal preparation

Tandem feeding and establishing a successful feeding routine

Establishing routines for multiples

Supporting twin development

Care of low birth weight babies

Supporting individuality

Supporting parents of multiples

Supporting development

Sleep in multiples and safe sleep

Organisation

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MANNTA Paediatric First Aid Course

Only £95

For Ofsted, CSSIW and Scottish requirement for Early Years

Our 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Course is perfect for people working or looking to work within the childcare industry including Maternity Nurses, Night Nannies, Daily Nannies, Au Pairs, and Child Minders who care for children and babies up to 8 years  of age.

This essential course is held at our Kensington training location on the first Saturday of every month from 10am until 5pm, Candidates will learn and demonstrate the correct paediatric first aid skills they may one day need to handle an emergency situation.  Candidates are them given  4 weeks to complete the theory part of the course  from the comfort of their home.

This Paediatric First Aid course is also very popular with parents and grandparents

Paediatric First Aid Course Content

  1. The role of a First Aider
  2. How to handle emergency situations
  3. First Aid Kits
  4. Communication and Casualty Care
  5. Bleeding and Burns
  6. Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell & Diabetes
  7. Allergic Reactions
  8. Choking and Resuscitating
  9. Head, Neck & Back injuries
  10. Eye injuries
  11. Foreign Objects
  12. Suspected Fractures
  13. Poisoning, Bites and Stings
  14. Effects of Extreme Heat & Cold
  15. Febrile Convulsions
  16. Recognising and responding to meningitis and other sudden serious illness
  17. Recoding accidents and incidents

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