Sleep Practitioner Course

For: Professionals

Suitable for health professionals, allied health professionals with a background in child development

Duration: 15 hours+

Includes course exercises, practical case study and reflective assignment

Cost: £649/licence

Discounts are available for group licences. Please contact a member of our team for more information on these discounts.


This course is by application only, please get in touch at for the application pack.

The Sleep Practitioner course is ideal for professionals who want to provide evidence based intervention for children age 12 months upwards. The course provides the resources to deliver sleep clinics in your local community.

Endorsed by the British Sleep Society, it is our flagship course to train to be a sleep practitioner. The course is accessed by a wide range of professionals from health, education, social care and the voluntary sector. Delegates receive lectures from experts in their field such as Professor Heather Elphick who leads Sheffield Children’s Hospital’s sleep team; psychologist, Dr Charlie Tyack, Fiona Boorman, a well-respected enuresis nurse and Jenny Featherstone, Community Team Leader for Physiotherapy and Occupation Therapy.

The course is delivered online and delegates engage in exercise, practical case study work and produce a reflective assignment.

An application process is in place and applicants must meet our required person specification to be accepted on the course.

On completion of this course, you are eligible to join our Children’s Sleep Professional Membership scheme. More details can be found here

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During the course you will cover:

  • Sleep Physiology
  • Assessment of Sleep Issues
  • Impact of Sleep Deprivation
  • Sleep Diaries
  • Strategies to Support Improved Sleep
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Sensory Issues and Sleep
  • Resources to Support Improved Sleep
  • Supporting Children with SEND
  • Medical Sleep Disorders
  • Medication and Sleep
  • Evaluation Methods
  • Sharing of Case Studies
  • Attachment, Anxiety and Sleep
  • Enuresis
  • Adolescence and Sleep
  • Infant Sleep