MSWOur 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.

Training Content:


Day 1:

  • Essential Care Standards
  • Early labor support
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Postnatal support:
    • Breastfeeding
    • Nappy changing
    • Bathing
    • Lochia
    • Skin to skin
    • Bottle-feed demonstration



  • Clinical Skills:
    • Temperature measurement
    • Urinalysis
    • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Respiration
    • Infection control
    • Fluid Balance
    • Blood Pressure and Pregnancy


Entry requirement

The candidate who wishes to apply for maternity support worker training will have to have a good command of English and Maths.


The total fee for this training is £245.

How to book?

To book your place for the next available maternity support worker please refer to Courses page.

If you require any additional information regarding maternity support worker training please do not hesitate to contact us.