Halton BFI Education Courses
Education is essential to providing knowledgeable breastfeeding and infant feeding support. The Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative provides Breastfeeding Level I and Level II WHO/Unicef courses as well as Breastfeeding Updates (refresher courses), Ethics course, Safe Formula Feeding course.
Course schedules are currently being reviewed and updated. Stay tuned for course dates and availability on the website and our social media.
Registration is not secured until payment is received and processed
All courses are being offered online through Zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions
CERPs allocated by IBCLE
Level One breastfeeding: 16.5 L, 0.5 E and 1.25 R CERPs
Level Two breastfeeding: 15.5 L CERPs and 2.5 R CERPs
Breastfeeding Updates: 6 L CERPs
Standing on Solid Ground: 6 E CERPs
Baby-Friendly Initiative & Formula Fed Infant: No CERPs (can apply individually)
Please note that CERPs are subject to change based on course content.
CMEs can be applied for individually by the participant.
Frequently asked questions
What is your cancellation policy?
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative reserves the right to cancel any course due to under-enrollment, instructor illness, or inclement weather. If a full course, or partial days of a course are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, Halton BFI will attempt to reschedule on the earliest possible date/s available. Halton BFI is not responsible for any additional costs incurred by attendees due to cancellation or rescheduling.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
6 or more weeks prior to the course start date, you will receive a 90% refund.
2-6 weeks prior to the course start date, you will receive a 50% refund.
less than two weeks prior to the course start date, no refund will be provided.
What if I need to cancel and I added purchase protection when I registered?
Is there a discount available for local (within Halton region) attendees?
There is a 50% discount available for attendees who work, volunteer or go to school in the Halton region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills) for the level 1 and 2 breastfeeding courses. Choose the “Local Attendee Registration” ticket. There is no local attendee discount for the breastfeeding updates course.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable to someone else?
Is it okay if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Can I update my registration information?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to make any changes to your registration.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Is tuition assistance available?
If you are a Registered Nurse in Ontario, you may be eligible for tuition funding from the RNAO. Review the information on the RNAO website for further details. Please note that funding is not guaranteed. Keep the registration confirmation email from Eventbrite – this is your receipt of payment you will need to submit to RNAO.
Are CERPS provided for this course?
Is parking available onsite?
What is the exact course location?
What are the course hours?
Is food provided at the course?
What should I bring with me to the course?
Lunch (with the exception of the Standing On Solid Ground and formula feeding courses)
Water bottle (water filling station available)
If you have a breastfeeding textbook, you are welcome to bring it
Can I bring my breastfeeding infant with me to the workshop?
Do I need to complete the level 1 course before attending the update session or level 2 course?
Do you have printable posters or brochures about your courses?
I’m coming from out of town, is there hotel accommodation near the venue?
2525 Wyecroft Rd. Oakville L6L 6P8
754 Bronte Rd. Oakville L6L 6R8
2511 Wyecroft Road Oakville L6L 6P8
Are courses available outside of Halton?
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Page updated September 23, 2020