Sleep Training

For Babies, Children & Young People OCN Level 3


2 Days Classroom or Online Study Option

About The Course

This course has been designed for childcare professionals who are looking to develop their knowledge of child sleeping behaviour. The course is suitable for professionals who are working as a Nanny, Night Nanny, Maternity Nurse of childminder.


If you are looking to become a Sleep Practitioner and offer specific sleep services, then we advise you look at our Sleep Practitioner Programme. This programme equips you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to become a recognised Sleep Practitioner. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to write effective Sleep Plans and includes 121 mentoring and webinar support. This programme is ideal for people who are looking to take their Sleep services to the next level. Read more.

Who The Programme Is Suitable For

This programme is ideal for anyone looking to develop their skills further and understand the concepts of sleep for children.


The programme is regularly attended by childcare professional who are looking to add to their services and parent who have experienced sleep difficulties themselves and who are now keen to pass on their experience and new skills to other parents.


Students are assessed on their participation in group discussions and the knowledge and understanding they demonstrate throughout the course. At the end of the course the learners receive assessment questions and have 6 weeks to complete their work. Students are able to contact their tutor and assessor if any assistance or clarification is needed.


In a situation where the learner is not available to complete their assessment within 6 weeks of taking the course, extra time may be allowed if a reasonable explanation is given.


This programme draws on prior understanding and experience of baby and child sleep so learners should have significant experience of working with both babies and children.


The programme is accredited by OCN (Credit4Learning)

Course Content

The course covers the physiology and psychology of sleep, the importance of sleep in babies and children and the relationship between diet/nutrition, exercise, routine and sleep at all stages from new-born to 12 years old. It also examines sleep theories and the science of sleep including REM/non-REM sleep and the role of melatonin.


You will look at common sleep problems in babies and children, and how to advise parents to tackle these, and various theoretical approaches to different definitions of sleep disorder. The hands on approach will guide you through developing positive routines for twins and multiples and drawing up specific, individual sleep action plans appropriate to the needs of the baby, child or young person and the parents, taking different cultural and family perspectives on sleep and routines into account as well as understanding guidelines for preventing SIDS and how these are implemented.


This two day course allows more time for discussion, group tasks and will provide the opportunity to review Case Studies. You will also be able to gain a better understanding and more confidence when writing sleep plans and deciding which techniques are best suited.


We will be incorporating teaching on sleep regression, separation anxiety and looking more closely at parenting styles and the way they influence the types of plans that should be introduced. We will also have time to review a real consultation and discuss any issues which may arise.


If you are looking for a more in-depth learning experience please take a look at our Sleep Practitioner Programme. 

About the trainer

      CHAZ FISHER (Trainer)


Chaz has worked in the industry for over 20 years and has helped over 200 families all around the world. Starting her career as a qualified Midwife, Chaz worked with premature and sick babies and later on with mothers who suffered from postnatal depression.


Continuing with her passion, Chaz then trained as a private maternity nurse and has since started providing parents with her holistic approach to healthy sleeping.


Chaz is passionate about her work and enjoys teaching new people all that she has learnt over the years and giving people the knowledge and skills, they need to further help more parents with healthy sleeping.




Julie Heginbottom has 23 years’ experience in childcare including as a nanny, maternity nurse and sleep consultant. She holds an NNEB, a degree in Early Years and is a qualified nutritional therapist, childcare tutor and assessor.


Julie has worked extensively with many different families through her own
consultancy and aims to empower parents, finding solutions that fit
their lifestyle and philosophy rather than advocating a one-size-fits-all


As a trainer Julie applies these same principles, prioritising up-to-date, essential information but allowing each student to find their own niche. Julie has collaborated with London School of Childcare Studies on a wide range of courses, bringing us her considerable experience and perspective as a nanny and maternity nurse.

Training Location

4th Floor 103A Oxford Street, London, W1D 2HG

Work Experience

As part of this programme you will have the option to take part in our Work Experience programme where we can organise paid & unpaid placements. This will provide you with a valuable opportunity to use your new skills and knowledge and build your confidence.


Upon successful completion of your Work Experience you will be awarded with a reference from the family which can be used to promote yourself to new clients.


Support will also be available for you if you wish to receive any help with drafting and updating your CV.


Visit our Work Experience page to find more information about our programme.



 2 day classroom £275




 Booking Fee £40 followed by X14 installments of £20

Upcoming Start Dates

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Sleep Training 2 Days - 10th & 11th of November 2018 4th Floor 103A Oxford Street, London, W1D 2HG 
  • November 10, 2018 10:00 am
Sleep Training 2 Days - 26th & 27th of January 2019 4th Floor 103A Oxford Street, London, W1D 2HG 
  • January 26, 2019 10:00 am
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