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Breastfeeding Peer Support Level 2

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This course is most suitable for mothers wanting an introduction to breastfeeding with a view to becoming a Breastfeeding Peer Supporter.

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This training is designed for mothers/parents who have breastfed (chestfed, nursed or given human milk) for a minimum of 4 weeks and who have an interest in breastfeeding and are passionate about helping and supporting others to breastfeed. It is suitable for both those with little or no knowledge of breastfeeding or those wanting to refresh their skills. This course is suitable for those wanting to develop their breastfeeding knowledge and peer support skills, with a view to becoming a Breastfeeding Peer Supporter and working with families offering breastfeeding support during pregnancy, after delivery and throughout a mothers/parents feeding journey. Opportunities and requirements for volunteering or paid work are variable dependant on area and organisation.

The training covers:

  • The role of a breastfeeding peer supporter.
  • How to communicate as a breastfeeding peer supporter.
  • Health benefits of breastfeeding.
  • Positioning and attachment.
  • Observing and assessing a breastfeed.
  • Educating and supporting women.
  • Common breastfeeding problems.
  • Alternative ways to feed a baby breastmilk.
  • Hand expression.

Course Details:

Course Duration - 2 Sessions

Session Duration - 4 Hours

Dates and Times:

Saturday 7th August 2021 - 1pm -5.15pm

Sunday 8th August 2021 - 1pm -5.15pm

The training consists of 2 x 4-hour interactive sessions (plus a 15 minute break) delivered online by an experienced trainer. In addition to the interactive sessions there is a small amount of additional home learning and a short end of course assessment to complete.

On successful completion of this training you will receive an E-Certificate from The Quality Licence Scheme, part of The Skills and Education Group, as evidence of your ‘Award in Breastfeeding Peer Support at QLS Level 2’ training. This certificate will be sent by Breastfeeding Together, via email for you to print yourself. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. Your certificate can be used as evidence of your training, however each organisation may have other additional requirements before you can volunteer or seek paid work with them. It can also be listed on your UCAS application or used towards your continued professional development (CPD).

Breastfeeding Together is an award-winning Charity, being honoured with ‘The Queens Award for Voluntary Service’ in 2020. The MBE for volunteer groups.

For further information please email training@breastfeedingtogether.co.uk

http://www.breastfeedingtogether.co.uk/training/

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

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