Course overview
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Anyone who has ever experienced the positive effects of massage will immediately recognise the benefits that can be transferred to infants. From relaxing and calming to bonding and relieving ailments, infant massage is a wonderful tool to have in your nursery and childcare training locker.

Undertaking a certificate in using infant massage will enable you to help young babies experience the well-being properties of massage as well encouraging bonding, which is why baby massage for nurseries and baby massage for nannies and maternity nurses is such a great idea.

Below is a brief outline as to what our certificate in using infant massage in childcare settings entails and if you have any further questions then please contact us today.

What’s the primary aim?

Our main aim is to provide nursery staff and childcarers such as nannies and maternity nurses with the basic knowledge and understanding of infant massage so they can then safely practice basic infant massage sessions with babies under their care after prior consent from parents.

How long does it run for?

This baby massage for nurseries and childcarers course runs for just over 3.5 hours.

Who is it suitable for?

Nursery staff, child minders, nannies, maternity nurses, residential unit carers, foster carers and anyone else working with young children.

What does the course cover?
  • Principles and history of infant massage
  • Baby benefits in relation to touch and massage
  • When not to massage – safety aspects
  • Safe use of oils
  • Preparing for massage
  • Beginning the massage
  • Moving through areas of the body
  • Specific uses of massage
  • The tummy routine
  • Ways of bringing massage into your setting
What qualification do I get at the end?

You'll receive a certificate in using infant massage in a childcare setting.

Where is the course held?

This course can be run in your place of work within locations across the UK.

We will also be offering this very soon via our distance learning academy. Please get in touch to register your interest.

How much does it cost?
  • Open courses: from £65pp
  • Distance learning £69pp
  • At your place of work: please get in touch for details price form £40pp

If you have any questions about this or any of the courses we offer, please contact us online or ring 01273 702 496 for more details.

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The Certificate in Using Infant Massage in Nurseries was well presented and really interesting. It gave a the staff the skills to use massage with the children. We were surprised how well the child responded to the supervised massage session.

Nursery Manager
Horsham, West Sussex