Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program?

If you believe you are truly in alignment with our holistic ethos then we would love to hear from you!

sIn order to be accepted on to the course, you will need to make an application to the Holistic Sleep Coaching team to see if this is the right course for you. 

The first step is to book a call with one of our team and complete a very short application form.  Click here to apply now!

How much does it cost?

We don’t publicly display the price on our website. Instead, we invite you to take the next step by  scheduling a call with our team. This allows us to assess together whether the program is the perfect fit for your needs and ensure we answer all of your questions.

It also helps with understand the value of investing in a course as comprehensive and supportive as ours and provide you with necessary information on the return on your investment as you start working as a Holistic Sleep Coach. 

The call lasts approximately 45 minutes and you can book this call here.

Is this course accredited?
Yes, this course is accredited through Open College Network, the largest vocational body in the UK. The course is accredited at level 6.
Does this course qualify me to be a qualified sleep consultant?
Currently there is no set industry ‘qualification’ that qualifies you to be a sleep consultant. This means that after any sleep course, you could technically call yourself a sleep coach / sleep consultant / sleep nanny etc…
The benefit of completing the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program is that students can complete an in training program, which is delivered by leading specialists in the field. This enables students to feel confident that they are receiving the best possible information and guidance that will help them in their work supporting families.
The accreditation through Open College Network, enables students to feel confident that teaching and marking standards are upheld, through the rigorous internal and external verification process.
How much time does it take each week? I am really busy right now with (life/kids/homeschooling etc…..), will I manage to complete this?
You can definitely work this training into your busy life! You can log in and out of the course at any time, and you will see a mixture of written content, videos, quizzes. You can download a copy of the course and even listen to it on the go! 
All the coaching call sessions are recorded and made available after 24 hours, so if you miss anything you will be able to catch up. We even time stamp the answers for you to make it really easy for you to catch up!
There is no attendance element to this course – so no travel time to account for, no childcare and no additional expenses!
How do I get supported throughout the course?
The program structure is intentionally designed with layers of child, family, and sleep-related content, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience. The materials can be accessed in your own time, and we provide written, audio and video content to support a variety of learning styles. 
We deeply value the importance of continuous mentoring. As part of our commitment, our Holistic Sleep Coaches receive ongoing access to two live calls with Lyndsey every week, providing valuable guidance and support. 
Additionally, you have the opportunity to engage in monthly marketing calls with Emma, further enhancing your professional growth and development.
We also run a monthly accountability session with our Community Success Manager, Charlotte, to help keep you on track and discuss any hurdles you’re facing. 
All of this support is ongoing – even when you graduate from the Program you benefit from lifetime access to the course materials and the support of our mentors and Holistic Sleep Coaching community. 
I am worried that when I have my first practical client I won’t know what I’m doing and will need help! Will you support me through it?
Yes, of course! We know how important it is to support you as you take action which is why you will have ongoing access to our private Facebook Group, where you will find a community of amazing like-minded Holistic Sleep Coaching Practitioners that are there for peer support. Lyndsey and Emma are there to support you too.
We have created our program to ensure you feel supported every step of the way.
Is the Program accredited for CERPS?

Yes! For our IBCLC and aspiring IBCLC colleagues, the course is accredited for CERPS. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive 7,25 L(Lactation),  2E(Ethics) and 35R (Related), a total of 44.25 CERPS until July 15th, 2024.*

*The course will then be re-accredited for CERPS and the value may be different. We cannot guarantee the number of CERPS at this time. 

I hear you provide incredible ongoing mentoring, support and cpd as part of the holistic sleep coaching program?
Yes! We are very proud of the fact that we provide extensive ongoing mentoring and support.
When you join the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program, you will have instant access to our previous continued professional development masterclasses. This comprehensive vault of training includes topics such Orchid Children, working with same-sex couples, using mindfulness in breastfeeding families, carrying children and health Inequalities. Having this training at your fingertips will boost your confidence, skills and enhances your expertise.
We also give you ongoing continued professional development (Valued at £499)
We take your ONGOING success very seriously. We are unique in the fact that we provide our graduates with free ongoing support after they have graduated. We run quarterly continued professional development training, and you will be part of our graduate community where you can receive ongoing support from course leaders and your peers when working with clients.
These workshops are there to fast track your success and confidence when working with newborns and families. They also provide an opportunity to connect with other like-minded professionals. 
Will I be able to keep up if I have never trained in sleep previously?
You don’t need to have completed a sleep course or need to have worked with families prior to completing the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program!
The community is based on Facebook… but I don’t have an account / I don’t like using Facebook.
We know that not everyone likes being on social media! However, we love to create a hub where we can all interact as a group and get to know each other. In fact, graduates often say that they love having a place where they can connect.
Why is your course more expensive than some other courses out there?
The Holistic Sleep Coaching Program is the most comprehensive sleep coaching program available internationally. 
You will be coached by Lyndsey Hookway, who has written THE book on Holistic Sleep Coaching. 
Emma knows what it takes to build and scale a business – having built Babyem to an international training agency, and has supported hundreds of individuals and agencies to build programs and market them.
This isn’t just information, we are giving you a 360-degree training experience because you are getting our most up to date strategies, and access to over 25 renowned experts in the parenting and marketing fields.
We give you practical strategies plus a hand holding coaching experience, which doesn’t just end after the 16 weeks. In fact, we provide lifetime access to our course materials (which are regularly updated) and ongoing quarterly continued professional development sessions.  
This is not just a 16 week program, this is about you making an impact, with global specialists and a passionate community by your side. 
How do I achieve the accreditation in the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program?
In order to receive the OCN accreditation in the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program, you will need to complete the essay-based assignment. The assessment details can be accessed on the course platform. You are given 30 weeks to complete the assessment. Each question is approximately 250- 300 words each and relates to the topics covered during the course. Once completed you will need to send the assessment back to us, and your work will be marked and then assessed by Open College Network. If there are any amendments to be made, we let you know by emailing you (or scheduling a call if required) and you are given extra time to make those amendments. Once your work has been successfully verified, you will receive your qualification through Open College Network.
Will I be assessed during the course?
Yes! We want to make it easy for you to digest all the information!
Each module (topic) consists of a number of lessons, and most lessons have sub-lessons. After each of the lessons, you will be required to complete short multiple-choice questions. You are required to achieve 80% in each of the lessons to pass, however, you are able to retake those tests. Therefore, if you do not pass, you keep retaking until you do!
Are there any prerequisites before attending this course?

Before signing up for this course, you are required to have:

  • A good level of conversational English. The course is taught in English and assignments must be completed in English.
  • In order to complete the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program candidates are required to have the following in place:
    • Internet access and a working email address.
    • Up to date internet browser such as Google Chrome/ Internet Explorer/Safari/Firefox.
    • Ability to hear audio/video via your computer.
    • Use of a computer to study the course – tablets and smartphones are not advisable for studying.
Do you have a Scholarship Program?
Yes we do! At the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program we are committed to diversity and inclusion, and as such, we provide at least two fully funded Scholarship places for the Holistic Sleep Coaching Program each year.
Equity and diversity are important goals for us as a company, as a team, and as teachers. We are immensely proud of the diverse delegates our Program attracts, but we know the sleep coaching world lacks representation from marginalised groups, and we want to do our bit to improve this.
Our Scholarship program will provide an opportunity for you to study and work in a profession where you may have been previously underrepresented, and will provide you with all the necessary skills, training and support to build your own sleep coaching business.
Criteria for applications
In order to be considered for our Scholarship program, you must meet the following criteria:
– You must be a member of an underrepresented or marginalized group (including but not limited to underrepresented racial populations, LGBTQI, from a low income or economically vulnerable geographic area, individuals with disabilities, etc.)
– You must be able to demonstrate your working within a community of underrepresented families or be able to commit to providing support in these areas after your training is complete.
– You must not be qualified or have undertaken any previous higher level education (e.g degree level or equivalent), or undertaken sleep coach training or related (such as doula training or IBCLC), or already running your own business.
How to apply
Click here to complete your application. You will be informed via email if your application has been successful. If the form is closed, our scholarship places for the year have been filled.
If you do not hear from us by the time the closing date arrives, we regret to inform you that your application has not been successful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications.
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