Become a Natural Fertility Educator
Train with us
Welcome to Natural Fertility New Zealand
We are a registered charity who provide natural family planning advice and education to women, couples, health professionals and in schools.
The next NFNZ Certificate in Fertility and Reproductive health begins in Feb 2021. We train, accredit and audit our educators to ensure we have highly trained, professional experts assisting New Zealanders with choosing and using the best natural family planning method for them.
If you are passionate about Natural Fertility and have a background in health you can apply for enrollment with us to become an educator.
About the Course
Natural Fertility NZ (NFNZ) is an non-profit organisation, that trains and equips educators to teach evidenced based fertility awareness based methods to individuals and couples, in particular:
- The sympto-thermal method (STM)
- Advanced guidelines for STM
- The lactational amenorrhea method (LAM) & fertility while breastfeeding
Educators are also prepared to present Continuing Medical Education (CME) to GP’s, Midwives and Nurses, and to present community education sessions.
NFNZ supports its Accredited Educators through continued access to senior educators, monthly educator online meetings for chart discussion, facebook group for general discussion, and a number of grants (the details of the grants are made available after the organisation has secured their funding for the year - usually in January).
The full programme is taught over 24 months, which is divided into a Certificate & Diploma. You will start by obtaining the Certificate in the 1st year, and then if you choose to do so, the Diploma in the second semester of the 2nd year. The Diploma is not compulsory, and can be completed at any time when there is an intake (every 2nd year). Some educators choose to wait a couple of years to build up their experience first.
While this programme is not NZQA accredited (not eligible for a Studylink student loan), it is highly respected, with NFNZ Educators registered to provide CME sessions for GP’s, Midwives and Nurses.
Upon successful completion of the Programme, you will be awarded the ‘Certificate in Fertility Education and Reproductive Health’ and offered membership to NZNZ. While a member, you will be recognised as a NFNZ Accredited Educator and can access the many benefits of membership. This will help you as you begin your Fertility education business or add this knowledge to your current businesses services.
Download the programme guide for the 2021 course HERE. Please read the guide and apply below or by using the link in the guide. Please note that we will only be training 12 students in 2021, so don't delay in applying to secure your place on the course.
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