Sleep Coach/Practitioner

Develop comprehensive sleep plans for children

Non-Medical Maternity Nurse

Support families with their new-borns

Qualified Child Carer/Nanny

Start a rewarding career as a Professional Nanny

Ofsted Package


Become Voluntary registered with Ofsted

Training during lockdown

Due to lockdown restrictions, many of our courses are now held in our virtual classroom.

However, we continue to deliver our paediatric first aid course in covid-safe venues. These are deemed essential training and can continue amidst the lockdown restrictions. Click here to book.


Formerly known as the Home Affairs Training Academy (HATA), we deliver expert courses designed specifically for people looking to pursue their career within the private childcare industry.

We have trained thousands of students from industry professionals looking to enhance their skills to beginners starting their careers in this fun and rewarding profession. We have a range of courses to suit all  with different career pathways and look forward to welcoming you onto our next course. Read more 

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We have full time, part time and online study options available

Upcoming dates

Event Date Description
First Aid Course - 26th June 2021
  • June 26, 2021 9:45 am


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Reflux, colic and food sensitivity 26th June 2021
  • June 26, 2021 10:00 am


Maternity Nursing Course OCN Level 3 & 4 | 3rd and 4th July 2021
  • July 3, 2021 11:00 am
  • July 4, 2021 11:00 am
  • July 10, 2021 9:00 am
  • July 17, 2021 9:00 am
  • July 31, 2021 9:00 am
  • August 7, 2021 9:00 am

Enrol on this course to become a qualified non-medical maternity nurse, accredited by OCN

Sleep Practitioner Programme | July 2021 intake
  • July 8, 2021 7:00 pm
  • July 15, 2021 7:00 pm
  • July 22, 2021 7:00 pm
  • July 29, 2021 7:00 pm
  • August 5, 2021 7:00 pm
  • August 12, 2021 7:00 pm
  • August 19, 2021 7:00 pm
  • August 26, 2021 7:00 pm
  • September 2, 2021 7:00 pm
  • September 9, 2021 7:00 pm

Sleep practitioner programme starting 10th July 2021, running weekly on Thursdays at 7pm. (more…)

First Aid Course - 10th July 2021
  • July 10, 2021 9:45 am


First Aid Course - 17th July 2021
  • July 17, 2021 9:45 am


Introduction to Sleep July 2021
  • July 21, 2021 7:00 pm


First Aid Course - 24th July 2021
  • July 24, 2021 9:45 am


First Aid Course - 31st July 2021
  • July 31, 2021 9:45 am


First Aid Course - 7th August 2021
  • August 7, 2021 9:45 am


Maternity Nursing Course OCN Level 3 & 4 | 14th and 15th August 2021
  • August 14, 2021 11:00 am
  • August 15, 2021 11:00 am
  • August 21, 2021 9:00 am
  • August 28, 2021 9:00 am
  • September 11, 2021 9:00 am
  • September 25, 2021 9:00 am

Enrol on this course to become a qualified non-medical maternity nurse, accredited by OCN

First Aid Course - 21st August 2021
  • August 21, 2021 9:45 am



Online courses allow you to progress at your own pace

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Common Core Skills and Knowledge

This course covers the Common Core Skills and Knowledge for the childcare workforce, which is the required training for anyone wishing to register on the voluntary part of the Ofsted childcare register (vOCR).

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Child Nutrition and Healthy Eating

This course teaches you how to approach a healthy diet for children, as well as an introduction to nutrition.

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Fussy eating

Fussy eating affects most young children. Learn about what defines fussy eating, why it occurs and how to deal with it.

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Loving Boundaries

This free 30 minute course will look at loving boundaries, fostering independence and empowering toddlers in positive choice making. E-certificate included

Workshops and Short Courses

Increase your knowledge in specialist areas with the workshops below.


Fussy Eating

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Starting Solids

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Healthy Eating

10:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Here are what our students have said about their experiences on our courses

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    "After taking the Common Core Skills course I also decided to take a maternity course after my very positive experience with HATA. All the trainers were so professional and had lots of experience in their fields. It really gave me a newfound confidence in my skills, especially after my boss went on to have a second baby."

    • Piroska
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    I have completed all my training through HATA (apart from my Hypnobirthing Practitioner) Sleep Training, Healthy Eating, First Aid, Maternity Nurse Training and the OFSTED Course. I have made a lot of friends through HATA a lot of which I speak to on a daily basis. I will continue to promote HATA to all my friends and those in this profession. I can honestly say that every course I have done with HATA has affected my profession in a good way. I have also made so many life long friends.

    • Alexandra
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    Hata change my life,i meet new friends,the trainer was a lovely women Julie,she maked me have confidence in me,i meet new friends and i introduced old friends,this course is amazing i applied lot of things i learned in my practice and i can see the difference,I feel more secure i feel that i know perfect what i am doing.So if you love babies,if you Want to earn good money or just feel more confident taking care of your new baby definitely just HATA i guarantee you wont regret !:)

    • Ami


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Expert Tutors

Our professional tutors have years of experience working in the childcare profession and are there to support you throughout your training.

Variety of Courses

We have a range of courses to meet your academic goals in a variety of careers within the childcare profession.

High quality training

Working with children is an important responsibility and all our training is taught to the highest quality ensuring you meet industry standards and beyond.

Student support

All of our courses come with world class student supports. We know how important it is to feel supported and we encourage students to always seek help from us when needed. All our expert tutors are on standby to help you through your training ever step of the way

Professional standards

Working within the Childcare profession is a rewarding career that holds great responsibility. Our vision is to increase the professional standards within the industry by teaching the most up-to-date curriculum and equipping students with relevant and useful skills that will prepare them for their careers.