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Safe Sleep & Settling Training

For health professionals and early childhood educators.
Delivered by Australia's leading infant and toddler sleep consultants.
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The Sleep Smart online guide to safe sleeping and settling, has been developed for health professionals and early childhood educators working with families and children. At the foundation of our training is the most scientifically informed knowledge and best practice, and an understanding that infancy and early childhood is a critical time for the development of emotional, physical and mental health.

Sleep Smart Program Features

  • A comprehensive guide to understanding and nurturing, the social and emotional wellbeing of babies and toddlers.
  • Evidence-based information on how to create a safe sleeping environment.
  • Step-by-step, age appropriate, gentle and responsive settling strategies - from birth to 3 years.
  • Sleep and Rest Recommendations for Preschoolers (3-5 years).
  • Supporting course documentation.
  • Delivered by qualified health professionals.
  • Learn in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Participate as an individual or organisation.

Certification and Accreditation Links

The Sleep Smart online training program links with:

  • National Quality Standards (NQS) Quality Areas 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7.
  • Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3 and 4.

On successful completion of each course, participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.

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Sleep Smart Online Courses

Course 1:

Social-Emotional Development

Understand what influences the social and emotional development of a child from birth to three years and the impact this can have on sleep.

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Course 2:

Settling Infants: Birth to 12 Months

Understand what factors contribute to sleep disturbances in the first 12 months and learn step-by-step, age appropriate settling strategies.

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Course 3:

Settling Toddlers: 1 to 3 years

Understand common toddler sleep struggles and learn how to create an emotionally safe sleep space, where toddlers feel comfortable drifting to sleep.

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