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Free online parenting courses available

22 January 2019



Herefordshire Council is offering free online parenting courses to help parents, grandparents and carers better understand their children, whether it’s dealing with the terrible twos or tips on potty training.

The award winning Solihull Approach courses, cover:

  • Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child
  • Understanding your teen

To sign up for the courses, visit and select 'register' in the top right hand corner of the page. Once registered, you’ll be asked for an access code, which is APPLEHERE.  When you’ve completed a course, there’s also the option to download / print a certificate.

Councillor Elissa Swinglehurst, Cabinet member for Children and Families, said: "The council understands that it’s not easy being a parent, so if you feel that you might need a little help, these free online courses are ideal.

"The courses are available to parents, grandparents, carers, foster parents, family members and friends, all you need is a Herefordshire postcode, and they can be accessed from the comfort of your own home.  I’m encouraging everyone to take advantage of this fantastic learning opportunity."