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New & Expectant Mothers at the Workplace Training Course

Pregnancy Awareness Training Course cert

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 35 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This New and Expectant Mothers training course provides awareness on how to adapt the workplace or job roles for expectant mothers to protect the health of themselves and their unborn baby. Up to half of the workforce will likely go through an experience of pregnancy. Therefore, it is essential that employers do not discriminate against their staff and put the safety of their employee at the forefront of the business due to the potential risks that can occur to the mother or unborn child.

The employer holds the legal duty to ensure their workers remain safe. One duty includes providing a thorough risk assessment, which should address potential risks or hazards to the expectant mother and put control measures in place.

Mothers returning to work from maternity for up to the first six months should also be provided with support and consideration from their employer. Mental and physical health should be supported by the employer, with an element of compassion and understanding.

  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 35 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online New and Expectant Mothers at the Workplace Training for?

This online course has been designed to help expectant mothers or those who have given birth in the last six months to understand the health and safety policies and processes that should be in place in their place of work.

New and Expectant Mothers at the Workplace Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your New and Expectant Mothers at the Workplace Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge on how to support new and expectant mothers within the workplace. It aims to distinguish what can deem as discrimination against new and expectant mothers, as well as the relevant laws which are in place to protect them. Some job roles may be hazardous to expectant mothers, such as if dealing with harmful chemicals. Therefore it aims to provide you with the knowledge on how to adapt job roles for expectant mother’s to ensure that they and their baby remain safe.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand what the Anti Money Laundering Regulations are
  • Recognise the importance of conducting a risk assessment
  • Understand policies, procedures and controls
  • Adopt appropriate internal controls
  • Identify Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)
  • Stay informed about relevant training and
  • Recognise the importance of keeping adequate records

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to New and Expectant Mothers at the Workplace Training

  • Module 1 - Pregnancy at Work

    This section looks at the pregnancy timeline, which covers what you are entitled to at work and pregnancy and maternity discrimination.

  • Module 2 - Health and Safety During Pregnancy

    This section covers common risks, risk assessment for new and expectant mothers and health and safety in the workplace.

  • Module 3 - New and Expectant Mothers Scenario

    This section covers telling your employer you are pregnant, meeting with your employer or HR and returning to work.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Pregnancy Awareness Training Course cert

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 40 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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