Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Enhanced Neonatal Care

Swansea University · College of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

To apply for this course applicants must:

  • be qualified in speciality with experience of caring for neonates
  • be currently working with neonates and have access to a suitable clinical mentor

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Neonatal Care will help staff improve their skills within this specialised clinical environment which facilitates improved patient care and increased staff knowledge and competence.

The clinical staff in ABMU neonatal unit delivers an in-house programme of study known as the NEST programme (Neonatal Enhanced Skills Training programme). This comprises of eight intensive taught days which forms part of the blended learning approach used to support the Post Graduate Certificate in Enhanced Neonatal Care.

This post graduate certificate enables students to enhance their knowledge and understanding, as well as clinical skills, in areas such as venepuncture and blood gas analysis. Underpinning theory and knowledge pertinent to the care of neonates is demonstrated through the development of a portfolio of evidence and accompanying narrative.

Fees and funding

To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1792 205678