Baby Massage Instructor online accredited course

2 FREE online courses with this course (Health & Safety and Listening Skills)

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Date (for ABT accredited live video option ONLY:

Online live masterclass lesson (via zoom))

Wednesday 21st September '22


1PM - 3PM

Spaces available:

2 out of 4 spaces left


This course in baby massage instruction will provide you with the knowledge required to teach baby massage to parents and guardians for use on their own children using a demonstration doll.

An important part of this service is to facilitate and encourage bonding between the child and parent / guardian. Massage also has a soothing and reassuring effect on babies and young children. You will also gain knowledge of baby anatomy & physiology, listening skills & health & safety.

Baby Massage Instructor Accredited Diploma

Pre-requisites (entry level):

A massage qualification or some relevant childcare / midwife qualifications may be sufficient pre-requisites, however, you will need to clarify this with your insurers before enrolling.

We also recommend you hold an Anatomy & Physiology qualification - Our online course can be found here and is currently £50 if studied alongside this course -

Use coupon code - CM02122019 - ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ONLINE COURSE

Course format:

Online learning (incl pre course reading, a video demonstration of the routine & audio presentation) + case studies. + live video assessment option (to gain accredited qualification from ABT Insurance)

Training material is accessed through our online portal

Training materials: This includes - downloadable course modules in pdf format, video demonstration of the routine, an audio / video presentation just like being taught in a classroom, Printable notes, and access to a comments section to ask questions to the tutor)

Live video assessment: If you opt for the live video assessment, you will have the opportunity, once you have studied the modules, to a video call with your tutor to discuss any questions and run through any practical demonstrations of the routine. You will then schedule your live video assessment, to complete your course.

Course content:

  • Baby massage instructor
  • Health & safety for therapists online course - FREE
  • Listening skills for therapists online course - FREE


No attendance required. This course is completed via online learning, with live video assessment option.

A date is booked with your assessor for your assessment.


The home study can be started at anytime prior to the course date, all training material is accessed via our online portal. You will have your own account to log in and progress through the course modules.

Model Required?:

Online assessment = You are required to instruct, using a baby massage doll and talk through your demonstration as if you are teaching someone to massage their baby.

Case studies = Yes, you are required to instruct, using a baby massage doll, to a parent / carer whilst they are carrying out the routine on their baby / infant for each case study.

Case studies:

You are required to complete 3 treatments as case studies.

Accreditation body:

* ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists ( If live video assessment is booked)

* IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine

An accredited certificate emailed to you on successful completion of the course.

Career Opportunities:

Self-Employed baby massage instructor working from home, salon, Spa or Mobile on a one to one basis or for group baby massage clinics.

Additional Costs:

You will need to purchase your own products and equipment in order to carry out your case studies and practice your skills, i.e. a baby massage doll. Here is a link to a page to purchase a professional baby massage doll, alternatively, your doll will need to be of similar size & soft bodied to enable demonstration of gentle stretches -

We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied here. Sign up for our FREE student & therapist resources -

Qualification gained:

Baby Massage Instructor Diploma


Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

Here are some insurance companies, some with introductory discounts -


Sadly, due to insurance, we are unable to accept any learners residing in USA or Canada at this time.

Payment Options

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details

Please note, if you choose either of these methods, your booking will be processed manually, and can take up to 24 hours to receive access to your training pack.

Your Instructor

Karen Ashton (Course Writer)
Karen Ashton (Course Writer)

Karen has more than 19 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, which was launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.

Courses Included with Purchase

Health & Safety online course
This course will develop your knowledge and skills in health, safety & hygiene in a salon environment
Karen Ashton (Course Writer)
Listening skills online course
This course covers listening skills, client care & communications
Karen Ashton (Course Writer)

Original Price: £14

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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