Fertility Awareness Educator Training

Empowering Practice through Fertility Awareness & Natural Contraception

Fertility awareness is an empowering approach that revolves around understanding the menstrual cycle and recognising the body’s natural signs and rhythms. It’s a method that allows individuals to track their fertility by observing various bodily changes across different phases of the cycle.

At Cyclical School, we believe in empowering practitioners to better serve their clients’ reproductive health needs. Our Natural Contraception and Fertility Awareness Course is a transformative 4-month program designed for practitioners looking to enhance their practice by delving into the realm of fertility support and contraception.

Our course is centred on empowering practitioners with comprehensive knowledge and practical tools to support individuals and couples in navigating their reproductive journeys. We emphasise not just understanding the menstrual cycle but also guiding practitioners in identifying fertile and non-fertile phases accurately.

How to become a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Teacher

Become a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator

This 4 month training over 2 semesters is currently underway for 2024.
Jump on our waitlist and be the first to hear about enrolments opening for our next intake.

The Essence of Fertility Awareness Teaching

Fertility awareness teaching forms the core of the Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator’s role. It encompasses an array of responsibilities aimed at educating and empowering individuals and couples to comprehend their reproductive health. Here’s a closer look at what this teaching entails:

Comprehensive Education

As a fertility awareness educator, the primary objective is to impart comprehensive knowledge about the menstrual cycle, fertility signs, and the implications of these on fertility and contraception. This education covers the physiological aspects, empowering individuals to understand their bodies on a deeper level.

Individualised Guidance

Recognising that each person’s reproductive health journey is unique, educators provide tailored guidance. This involves assisting individuals in identifying their specific fertility patterns, understanding how to track and interpret fertility signs accurately, and navigating their cycles confidently.

Contraception and Conception Support

Fertility awareness educators play a pivotal role in guiding individuals and couples toward their chosen reproductive goals —whether it involves avoiding conception through natural methods or actively seeking pregnancy. They offer insights into fertility windows, optimal timing for conception, and effective natural contraception techniques.

Addressing Misconceptions

In a landscape where misinformation about reproductive health abounds, fertility awareness educators debunk myths and clarify misconceptions. They provide evidence-based information, promoting a deeper understanding of fertility and contraception that goes beyond conventional wisdom.

Continuous Support and Guidance

The role of a fertility awareness educator extends beyond imparting initial knowledge. It involves offering continuous support, clarifying doubts, and being a reliable resource for individuals and couples throughout their reproductive health journey.

Collaborative Approach

Educators often work collaboratively with healthcare professionals, bridging the gap between conventional medical practices and natural approaches to reproductive health. This collaborative effort aims to provide holistic care and support to clients.

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4 steps to become a Fertility Awareness Educator

Embarking on the path to becoming a Natural Contraception and Fertility Awareness teacher offers the chance to empower individuals and couples as they reclaim control of their bodies and reproductive health. Here are four essential steps to kickstart your journey:

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Educate Yourself

To become a proficient teacher in this field, deep knowledge of the female reproductive system is crucial. Understanding ovulation, menstruation, and the spectrum of contraceptive methods available is foundational. Seek education through workshops, literature, podcasts, fertility coaching, or other resources to gain comprehensive knowledge.

Become a Internationally Certified Menstrual Cycle Coach

Get Certified

Elevate your expertise by pursuing certification. Formal certification not only validates your knowledge but also ensures you stay updated on the latest research and techniques. Institutions like Cyclical School offer comprehensive programs that bridge the gap in quality education within this realm.

Share Your Knowledge

After certification, it's time to share your expertise. Utilise creativity in marketing and networking to expand your business offerings. Engage in social media, attend events, and personally integrate natural contraceptive methods that align with your cycle goals. Networking within women's groups and professional circles can be invaluable.

Start Teaching & Sharing

The most fulfilling part of this journey is guiding and supporting menstruators and couples to make informed decisions about their reproductive health. Whether through one-on-one sessions, group classes, online courses, workshops, or seminars for healthcare professionals, impart your knowledge in engaging and relatable ways. Incorporate visuals, real-life examples, and a touch of humour to make the learning experience enjoyable and memorable.

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What's included in Fertility Awareness Training?

The fertility awareness training offered by Cyclical School encompasses a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip aspiring educators with in-depth knowledge and practical skills. Here’s what’s included in their Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Training:

1. Fundamental Understanding of Reproductive Health

  • Female Reproductive System: Detailed exploration of ovulation, menstruation, and the physiological intricacies of the menstrual cycle.
  • Contraceptive Methods: A thorough overview of various contraceptive methods, including natural approaches and their applications.

2. Holistic Approach to Fertility Awareness

  • Holistic Wellness: Integration of holistic practices emphasising overall well-being and self-care alongside fertility awareness.
  • Preconception Care: Insights into nutritional, lifestyle, and preparatory care for conception.

3. Mastery of Fertility Tracking Methods

  • Cervical Mucus Method: Understanding and application of the Billings Cervical Mucus Method for fertility tracking.
  • Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Method: Training on monitoring basal body temperature to identify fertile windows.
  • Rhythm Method and Beyond: Exploring additional natural contraception techniques and their efficacy.

4. Client-Centric Support and Education

  • Individualised Guidance: Techniques for providing tailored guidance to clients based on their unique reproductive needs.
  • Effective Communication: Skills in effectively communicating complex concepts to individuals and groups with varied backgrounds.

5. Addressing Fertility Challenges

  • Infertility Support: Strategies for supporting individuals facing fertility challenges, empowering them with knowledge and guidance.
  • Advanced Fertility Insights: Insights into 2nd Ovulation, Spontaneous Ovulation, Lunar Fertility (Natal Fertility), and their implications.

6. Business Development and Practical Application

  • Business Foundations: Guidance on building and expanding a career in fertility awareness education.
  • Teaching and Implementation: Practical methodologies for conducting one-on-one sessions, group classes, and online courses.

7. Ongoing Support and Community Engagement

  • Continuous Learning: Access to updated research, resources, and ongoing education to stay informed in the field.
  • Alumni Community: Inclusion in a network of like-minded professionals for ongoing support and collaboration.

8. Comprehensive Course Materials and Resources

  • Course Materials: Access to detailed course materials, syllabus, and resources for a comprehensive learning experience.
  • Practical Tools: Provision of practical tools and aids for effective teaching and client support.

The Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Training by Cyclical School offers a multifaceted program that combines theoretical knowledge with practical application, enabling individuals to become confident and competent educators in the realm of fertility awareness and reproductive health.

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Become a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator

This 4 month training over 2 semesters is currently underway for 2024.
Jump on our waitlist and be the first to hear about enrolments opening for our next intake.

Fertility Awareness Educator - Career Paths

Become a Internationally Certified Menstrual Cycle Coach
Become a Internationally Certified Menstrual Cycle Coach

Fertility Coach and Consultant

  • Identifying Fertility Patterns: Guide clients in recognising fertile and non-fertile patterns, menstrual imbalances, and transitioning off hormonal contraception.
  • Addressing Challenges: Support clients facing fertility or infertility challenges, offering informed guidance before more invasive interventions.

Educational Workshops and Seminars

  • Teaching Natural Contraception and Fertility Awareness: Conduct one-on-one sessions, group classes, online courses, workshops, or seminars for individuals and healthcare professionals.
  • Networking and Marketing: Utilise networking opportunities and marketing skills to grow your business and reach potential clients.
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Holistic Wellness Advocate

  • Promoting Overall Wellness: Emphasise the importance of holistic approaches to reproductive health, integrating nutrition, lifestyle, and self-care practices.
  • Preconception Care: Offer insights into preparing for conception through holistic practices.

Do you want to Become a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator?

This training program is for those not only certified as Menstrual Cycle Coaches with Cyclical school, but also graduates from other cycle coach schools or those that work in the women’s health field. From naturopaths, acupuncturists, health coaches, nutritionists, doula’s and midwives etc.

If you are interested in becoming a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator, we invite you to explore our 4 month course, here. Join us and educators from all over the world inside our Cyclical Alumni as together we make positive impacts on the lives of menstruators and cyclical beings everywhere.

What's Included, Natural Contraception & Fertility Training

What our Graduates say...

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Become a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator

This 4 month training over 2 semesters is currently underway for 2024.
Jump on our waitlist and be the first to hear about enrolments opening for our next intake.

Meet our Guest Teachers

To further deepen your cyclical understanding and awareness beyond natural contraception and fertility our 4 month course also includes 2 guest teacher classes with these2 world-renowned guest teachers.

Jessica Hewett

ACUPUNCTURIST & CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONER

Acupuncture & TCM for Optimal Fertility

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Jane Hardwicke Collings

FOUNDER OF SCHOOL OF SHARMAN WOMANCRAFT REVOLUTIONARY, AGENT OF THE GODDESS FORMER MIDWIFE, GRANDMOTHER

Sacred Spiritual Conception

FAQ's

To achieve certification and international accreditation, simply complete our Level 1, Menstrual Cycle Coaching program by actively participating and fulfilling all the required submissions and assessments.

All 3 of our courses are delivered digitally and virtually online. All lessons, classes, live calls, coaching calls, and materials are delivered via Zoom. Additional resources and, class notes, worksheet and assessments are provided in downloadable in PDF form. Course calls will take place on Zoom, with replays available for all classes for the duration of each course.

Certainly! You absolutely can study all of our courses online. All courses at Cyclical School are fully virtual courses with live recordings available for you to re-watch or catch up on. While we offer courses online, we highly encourage students to participate in live classes. We believe that active engagement enhances the learning experience. This is why we have a 40% live class attendance requirement to ensure you get the most out of all of our courses.

We aim to host an intake of each of our courses each calendar yet. While we don't have set dates for upcoming years please rest assured that if you wish to join a future round or find out when dates may be released, please join our newsletter list at the bottom of this page.

We are beyond excited to bring to you course's that will certify you as an accredited Menstrual Cycle Coach upon completing and submitting course criteria for Level 1 and Level 2. As well as for our Natural Contraception & Fertility Educator Awareness Training. All of our courses are IICT Training Provider (International Institute of Complimentary Therapies) and IPHM (International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine) approved course certifying course graduates in 38 countries around the world.

Yes, all 3 of our courses are certified and associated with IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists). Once students have received their certification they'll be able to use this certification and register for Insurance and Association within the 38+ countries listed around the world. We cover the how's to this inside each course. To learn more about the countries covered for the each individual course please visit each courses information page on our website to read through the certifying countries lists.

The following countries currently recognise Cyclical School and the modality of Menstrual Cycle Coaching and Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educators. Within these listed countries professional business insurance is covered;

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada (For Level 1 and Level 2 only) Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA (For Level 1 and Level 2 only) .

*Regardless of where one lives in the world if they complete the course and receive certification from this course they will have the skills to coach on the menstrual cycle.

For all courses we recommend allowing approximately 3-5 hours per week. Our courses are mostly made up of live online teaching calls via virtual classrooms which are conducted weekly throughout each of the courses. We recommend to schedule the 2 hours into your week at minimum to join our live class or watch our class replays. Outside of this, are courses also include partner exercises, coaching calls and encourages self-study which can add additional 1-3 hours to your weekly course time.

Each course hosts live calls once weekly. With students from all over the world we host these calls alternatively between two different time slots, once per week. Because of this we understand that there will be some classes that students may not be able to attend live in their normal awake hours. Class times are equally spread across 10:00am AEST and 6:00pm AEST.

All courses are completely virtual and all classes are recorded so if you're unable to attend a class there will be replays available for the length of the course. Outside of the classes there will be LOTS of support inside our Facebook Group 24/7. Our courses are firstly live taught courses, please note we recommend a minimum 40% attendance on live calls.

Yes, there are assessments and tests conducted during each course, with Final Practical Assessments due on completion of the course. Each courses assessments are designed to be completed in conjunction with course semesters. You'll receive guidance and teaching on assessments topics and questions throughout our live classes. All classes are available for reply.

Yes there are training manuals, workbooks and class notes included with in all of our courses. These apply for each courses semesters along with other additional handouts here and there. Each of these are available for PDF and printable, alternatively you can use them electronically too.

We want you to get the most out of each of our courses and become a fully equipped educators and coached. Each course offers both teachers, guest teacher and admin support. Additionally, our Lead Teacher Jema conducts all live class calls, along with an Active Support Trainer available within our Private Facebook Group community and online training platform too.

Post course support for graduates includes automatic inclusion in our Cyclical School global Alumni Facebook Community Group. All students who have completed their course by attending live classes, and submitting their Semester requirements will be added to this exclusive community. This alumni network serves as a platform for ongoing connections, shared experiences, and continued community support within this ever growing community. Additionally, the current course cohort community Facebook Group students are already a member of will transition into a valuable peer group following the conclusion of the last live class. 

All courses are led and trained by our Lead Trainer Jema Lee, an expert women’s Menstrual Cycle, Natural Fertility and Contraception Educator and Coach. Jema holds a Diploma in coaching with over 10 years of coaching experience. Her approach makes learning about the menstrual cycle and supporting menstruators fun! With a combined 17+ years in the health industry, she's equipped to positively guide you through each course. We also have a team of support trainers who support inside our online communities and through our student admin inbox too.

Having a menstrual experience at some stage of your life supports both understanding and integrating this work to support others. While it's not necessary to be currently bleeding during this course. Having a personal knowledge and experience in menstruating is essential.

If you are a non menstruator who has interest in Menstrual Education knowledge, note we are working on a self paced CPD approved short course for everyone.

No. Our courses are for both those starting out in this field and potentially transitioning from a previous career path, as well as those already working in other health/healing modalities or as coaches. We have specifically designed our courses to support both those already in business, as well as those starting out.

No. It's important to be clear that our Level 1 Menstrual Cycle Coaching training course does not include or teach natural fertility or contraception methods. This course does not certify you to teach others on natural contraception or natural fertility awareness methods. However we do a  have a Natural Contraception & Fertility Educator Awareness Course, here to learn more.

Our courses are not tailored to a specific or particular religion. While we may talk briefly about different religions' approaches to the menstrual cycles in Q&A's this is not a topic that will be ‘taught’. Why? We encourage our students to have their own spiritual beliefs and to be a coach or educator (purpose of this course) religion preference do not matter. All taught coaching elements can be applied to any religion with tweeks here and there.

No prior cyclical knowledge is required.

You'll be able to begin coaching as soon as you become certified and receive your certificate. Your certification marks an important milestone, and once you feel confident and prepared, you can begin making a positive impact on the lives of those you coach.

Yes. We offer this support in our Level 1, Menstrual Cycle Coaching course. During Semester 2 of this course, we delve into coaching aspects that serve as a valuable guide to help you gain a deeper understanding of the coaching process and how coaching sessions operate. While in Semester 3 we delve into the business aspect of running a coaching business, networking, marketing and reaching clients. Touching on finances, marketing and connecting. Alongside the wonderful community of like-minded students who also share your passion and vision for helping others embrace their menstrual cycle, a place you’ll find inspiration, ideas, and collaboration opportunities.

The earning potential as a coach can vary depending on several factors, but the possibilities are endless! It depends on factors such as; your niche, location, level of expertise, client base, and the value you provide. Starting out, it's common to gradually build your practice. As you gain experience and establish a reputation, your income too can grow and be uncapped.

Our main focus in Level 1 is on providing comprehensive training in Menstrual Cycle Coaching. While we won't be covering topics related to becoming a parenting coach, a health coach, or spirituality coach, we do offer insight to working with and coaching teens on menstrual cycle education. We're excited to support you in becoming a confident and knowledgeable Menstrual Cycle Coach!

We recommend budgeting $5,000-$5,500 AUD. For those residing in Australia, please note that GST will be applicable. We understand that investing in your education is important, which is why we offer flexible monthly payment plans. This way, you can comfortably manage your budget while embarking on this transformative learning journey.

If you choose a payment plan after paying the deposit, your monthly payments will begin in the following month on the same date. Depending on your payment plan option, 6, 12 or 18 months, payments will be automatically deducted on a monthly basis for the duration of your payment plan.

Yes we do. These policies are well documented in our Terms & Conditions. To revisit these please visit your relative courses Terms & Conditions here.

Yes. Through our partnership with Wellsome.com and our ongoing dedication to global menstrual cycle awareness for menstruators of all ages and circumstances we are able to offer 2 scholarships per Level 1, Menstrual Cycle Coaching Course round. These scholarships are offered to women and those whom identify as women who are either indigenous, of colour, have a disability, from a developing country, at-risk or from the LGBTQ+ community. Recognising the Traditional Owners of the land on which we live, learn and work locally and globally we offer scholarships to indigenous women as a priority. If you would otherwise be unable to attend, you may learn more and apply for a scholarship here.

Feel free to reach out, and book a student discovery call with our Lead Teacher Jema. We'd love to hear from you. Email us directly at admin (at) cyclicalschool.com to set this up.

Jema Lee, Menstrual Cycle Teacher, Educator and Writer

Meet Jema

Lead Teacher & Cyclical School Founder

Jema Lee is an expert women’s menstrual cycle educator and coach, daytime mermaid and a plant mum devoted to helping women confidently connect and awaken their own intrinsic cyclical nature. Known for her integrity, warmth, no-gimmick analogy-filled approach to un-boxing your health honestly, Jema makes periods FUN! As she guides and supports women from over 30 countries around the world navigate their menstrual cycle through one-on-one coaching virtually, online courses, intimate events and retreats.

With over 16 years’ experience in the health industry, Jema’s training in Women’s Health, Natural Fertility Methods and Awareness, Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Psychology, Nutrition, Wellness Coaching and countless short courses has equipped her with the tools that bring her unique approach to coaching on the menstrual cycle to life for menstruators of all ages.

Known for her Well Woman Podcast, a podcast show about poo, periods and sex where she brings to life taboo, awkward and vulnerable conversations. Passionate about rewriting the menstrual story for future menstruators Jema’s also the creator of Cyclical, Menstrual Cycle Coaching Certification Course. Daily you’ll find her on Instagram, outdoor adventuring, surrounded by family, on her yoga mat or within her signature group coaching membership, the Well Woman Academy. Apply to work with her, here.

Become a Natural Contraception & Fertility Awareness Educator

This 4 month training over 2 semesters is currently underway for 2024.
Jump on our waitlist and be the first to hear about enrolments opening for our next intake.

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