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WE OFFER an interest free MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN SCHEME for all VTCT courses

This course is designed for massage therapists, midwives, health visitors and other practitioners involved in baby care that have an interest in massage. It will cover a brief history of baby massage and relevant theory relating to instructing on baby massage procedures and massage techniques. On completion candidates will be able to conduct classes for parents to use massage techniques to reinforce bonding, improve joint movement and soothe fractious babies as well as offer infant massage to infant clients (legislation re: minors mist be adhered to).

You will also be required to purchase a doll or baby mannequin for training & case studies.

Course content

  • methodology and procedures for baby massage;
  • massage movements - effleurage, petrissage, stretching, gentle joint movement specifically for babies;
  • lubrications- cream, oil, lotion;
  • demonstration techniques- groups, individuals;
  • understanding outcomes of treatments;
  • contra-indications and benefits;
  • after care and contra- actions;
  • relevant anatomy & physiology;
  • massage routine;
  • case studies;
  • supported home study.

Further information relevant to all our VTCT Diplomas:  

  • The units contained within the qualifications are mapped to the relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS).
  • The qualifications are accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
  • The qualifications are approved and supported by Skills for Health, the sector skills council for health.
  • The qualifications are currently accepted for membership of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

Entry qualifications:

This qualification is suitable for those employed as health professionals specifically those concerned with baby care or massage therapists. Candidates for this qualification should have an understanding of massage and anatomy & physiology.  Infant Anatomy & Physiology will be covered through assignments.


31-May-2012 - 10-Aug-2012


10:30 am - 5:00 pm


VTCT Level 3 Diploma


459.60 (inc course, reg fees, exam & VAT)


The Cheshire Massage & Beauty Academy


The Cheshire Massage & Beauty Academy
Charter House
Norbury Street
Cheshire SK1 3SH
United Kingdom


Tel. 0844 335 6664



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