NCT Training

Become a specialist in your role, supporting parents through pregnancy to parenthood.

Our Foundation degree modules enable you to  work as an NCT practitioner.

These courses are run in a large range of locations around the country. In the first year you need to attend both a core group and module group. In the second year(Level 5)a range of locations are also offered for most modules.

Reasons to study:

  • Qualify as a NCT Specialist Practitioner (choosing a role that is right for you).
  • Flexible learning structure (study for Foundation Degree or standalone modules to develop your skills further).
  • Benefit from our wide range of different professional specialisms.

 

 Highlights of being an NCT Specialist Practitioner

  • Work in a rewarding role with parents.
  • Become self-employed and run courses in your local area.
  • Benefit from infrastructure and resources of the UK's largest parenting charity.
  • Use NCT's centralised booking system for parents to book on your course.

 

How much will it cost?

The full-time fees for academic year 2018/2019 are £7,120, which is charged by the University of Worcester.

The part-time fees for academic year 2018/2019 are £3,560, which is charged by the University of Worcester.

Some students can pay their fees by applying for a non means-tested tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company via Student Finance England. The fees are paid direct to the University on your behalf and are available to eligible Home and EU students. Students may also be eligible for maintenance loans or childcare help. 
 
Applications are made online via or phone 0300 100 0607.
 
Full time Students who are unable to access student finance

For those students who are not eligible for a Tuition Fees loan through Student Finance England, the NCT will automatically award a £1,500 fee reduction from the full-time fees. This means the student will pay £5,620 for academic year 2018/2019. Students can still also apply for other NCT bursaries.

Part time Students  who are unable to access student finance

For those students who are not eligible for a Tuition Fees loan through Student Finance England, the NCT will automatically award a £750 fee reduction from the full-time fees. This means the student will pay £2,810 for academic year 2018/2019. Students can still also apply for other NCT bursaries.

Previous study

It is important to note that previous study at Higher Education level or above ( ie above Level 3) can affect your entitlement to student financial support, however, you may qualify for Student Finance if you hold a higher or equivalent level qualification under the new exemption rules for part time students  for  subjects that are ‘Allied to Medicine’. Please contact Student Finance to check your eligibility.
 
There are alternative fee reductions  if you’re a student from Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland. Contact the education authority if you live in the Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey) or Isle of Man.

To learn more about grants and bursaries we offer, visit our student funding and bursaries page. If you have any further questions about the eligibility criteria and application process, ask us using the course enquiry form.

Understanding the neonatal unit experience module is part funded by Abbvie.

Please note that there is a different fee structure for students living in Scotland.

For more information see FAQs.

If you have any questions please email admissions@nct.org.uk or call our admissions line on 020 8752 2453.