PLEASE NOTE: Successful completion of this course does not grant individuals a midwifery degree or the right to engage in professional practise. The NMC is not connected to this course.

The Introduction to Midwifery Certificate programme is packed with information that will set you up for a successful midwifery career.
One of the oldest occupations in the world is midwifery. A midwife’s primary responsibility is to support and care for expectant mothers and their infants before, during, and after giving birth. Many topics related to midwifery will be covered in this course, including the history of the profession, how to train to become a midwife, and how to practise as a midwife.

Students can access a thorough training programme through this online course whenever and wherever is most convenient for them. Many enrolled students continue to hold down full-time jobs and lead active lives as they pursue their degrees.
You will need a computer or other device with a working internet connection to access the study materials for the midwifery course. You are additionally qualified to get internet assistance while you are studying.

You will receive your certificate if you have passed the multiple-choice exam and this course. You can download and print your certificate at home, or for a nominal fee, we can mail it to you.

  • The origin and definition of midwifery
  • The development of midwifery from ancient to contemporary times roles a midwife plays
  • The necessary education to become a midwife
  • How to become a midwife in the UK obligations of a midwife
  • Worldwide maternity services
  • Options for birth and women's rights
  • Midwifery ethics and cultural sensitivity
  • Prenatal care and examination
  • How midwives assist women during labour and delivery
  • The aims of postnatal care as a midwife breastfeeding's significance monitoring of blood pressure and pre-eclampsia sanitation and infection prevention
  • The anatomy of a woman Labour
  • Pregnant women and medications
  • Emergencies and caesarean section
  • Initial inspection of the infant
  • Pregnancy and labour conditions
  • Pregnancy-related mental health problems

  • Being able to study from home or from any location with an internet connection.
  • Keep your study speed pleasant for you. You will finish the course regardless of how long it takes you because there is no time limit for it.
  • On any platform, including laptops, tablets, or mobile phones, you can study training materials.
  • The capacity to comprehend course structure and manage modules with ease.
  • Online assistance that is practical for training.
  • The chance to acquire a thorough syllabus that will help you learn what you need to know to advance quickly through the midwifery application process.
  • The chance to increase one's prospects while applying for industrial jobs.
  • A recognised certificate after successfully completing the course.
  • A reasonable pricing scheme.

Unit 01: The Origin and Definition of the Word “Midwife”

  • To become familiar with the word’s etymology
  • To comprehend the function of the midwife
  • To become familiar with a midwife’s routine duties
  • To distinguish between the responsibilities and needs of independent midwives and hospital-based midwives

Unit 02: The History of Midwifery from the Ancients to Modern Times

Unit 03 : Roles and Responsibilities of the Midwife

Unit 04: Are You Suited to a Career as a Midwife?

Unit 05: Qualifying as a Midwife

Unit 06 : How Midwives Are Educated and Practice Around the World

Unit 07: Women’s Rights and Birth Options

Unit 08: How Midwives Support Socially Disadvantaged Women

Unit 09 : Cultural Safety in Relation to Midwife Care

Unit 10: Antenatal Care and Screening

Unit 11: How Midwives Support Women Through Labour and Birth

Unit 12: The Aims of Postnatal Care as a Midwife

Unit 13: The Importance of Breastfeeding

Unit 14: Blood Pressure Monitoring and Pre-Eclampsia

Unit 15: Infection Control and Hygiene

Unit 16: Collecting Specimens

Unit 17: Administration of Medicines and Injections

Unit 18: Venepuncture

Unit 19: The Female Anatomy

Unit 20: Labour

Unit 21: List of Abbreviations

Unit 22: Medications and Pregnancy


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.