Take your first step towards a flexible, rewarding career by learning to support new families through pregnancy and the early days of parenthood at NCT.

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Our Foundation Degree Birth and Beyond is the only university-accredited qualification in parenting education. 

This unique programme has been designed to allow you to develop a role as an NCT Practitioner enabling you to support, inspire and guide new parents in a range of areas including antenatal teaching, breastfeeding counselling and postnatal practice. 

We work in partnership with The University of Worcester to offer the best training and professional development opportunities in parenting education.

Key features of our Foundation Degree Birth and Beyond:

  • Full-time family friendly course.
  • Regional face-to-face contact with tutors and other students.
  • Access to our course is by pre-existing qualifications or through our Access to Training course.
  • Continue your studies by moving onto a 'top-up' honours degree course, either through the University of Worcester or another academic institution. Visit www.worc.ac.uk for further details on their available courses.

If you have any questions about training with us, contact us through our online course enquiry form or call our friendly admissions team on 0208 752 2453 or 01905 54 3012.

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Start your journey to becoming an NCT Practitioner with our Foundation Degree Birth and Beyond. 

Whether you’re looking to work with parents in pregnancy, you’re interested in the first days and months of life or you’re keen to support parents ...

We have been leaders in parenting education for generations and our teachers and leaders are the best in their field because we train and support ...

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NCT Signature antenatal course

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NCT Essentials antenatal course

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NCT Antenatal Refresher course

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