Leading to the Natural Family Planning Teachers’ Certificate
(Symptothermal Double-Check Method)
Natural Family Planning Teachers Association of Ireland
Aims of the course:
Organizer: The Natural Family Planning Teachers’ Association of Ireland is a member of The European Institute for Family and Life Education. The Course Director is Dr Deirdre Gleeson.
Accreditation: The course meets the required NFP teacher training course standards and is accredited by The European Institute for Family and Life Education.
Participants: The course is suitable for anyone interested in teaching and promoting the art of natural family planning. The course will also be helpful to doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers engaged in providing family medical care. Attendance at lectures and study time entitles participants to claim for continuous professional development CPD points.
Course outline: The theoretical part of the course will be held over 6 Saturdays (in person) and 9 Mondays (online) from January to April 2024 and will cover the medical and scientific knowledge of fertility awareness. The practical part (apprenticeship) takes place from June to April 2024 and allows participants the opportunity to teach the Symptothermal Double Check Method of Family Planning to 3 couples, under supervision. During the course participants are also required to research and write a dissertation on a topic of their choice related to natural family planning.
Certificate: Participants will be eligible to sit the examination for The Natural Family Planning Teachers’ Certificate (NFPTC) awarded by the NFPTAI and accredited by EIFLE.
Cost: €320 Venue: City North Hotel, Gormanston, Co Meath and Online
Dates for 2024 course: Saturdays: 9.30am-5pm in person, Mondays online 7-9pm
|Saturday 9.30am -5pm (in person: City North)||Monday 7pm-9pm (online via zoom)|
|20th Jan 2024
3rd February 2024
10th February 2024
17th February 2024 (Exam Part I: Paper 1 and 2)
2nd March 2024
23rd March 2024
June (Date to be decided) (Exam Part 2: Presentation of Charts and Dissertation)
22nd January 2024
29th January 2024
5th February 2024
19th February 2024
26th February 2024
4th March 2024
11th March 2024
25th March 2024
8th April 2024