Midwives offer care, advice and planning for women and their families during and after pregnancy.
Pre-registration: Normal minimum age of entry 17.5 years of age with five GCSE passes or equivalent at grade C or above including English language or English literature and a science subject.
Post-registration: Registered General Nurse (RGN) or Registered Nurse (Adult).
Pre-registration: Programme takes a minimum of three years.
Post-registration: Course lasts a year and a half leading to qualification as a Registered Midwife.
The Careers Information Team, National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting for Scotland, 22 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1NT.
Welsh National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, 13th Floor, Pearl Assurance House, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff CF1 3AG.
ENB Careers, PO Box 2EN, London W1A 2EN.
The Recruitment Officer, National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting for Northern Ireland, RAC House, 79 Chichester Street, Belfast BT1 4JR.