Baby Massage (CPD) College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This short course is designed for parents and carers to learn and practise baby massage.

Safe massage strokes for babies six weeks and older will be covered allowing the learner to bond with their baby and support baby’s development.

This course is not necessarily designed as a CPD for qualified therapists.  It is designed for any new parents who want to learn how to massage their new babies.

Special features
• Relax and connect with your baby
• Learn and practice massage skills
• Socialise with other new parents
• Understand the benefits of baby massage
• Improve health and wellbeing of parent and child

Entry requirements

New parents/carers who want to learn skills for baby massage.

Course content includes:
• Benefits of baby massage
• Massage skills


Baby changing mat is required for the course and oil would be needed for home practice.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

The course will have practical demonstrations, discussions, leaflets and Power Point presentations.  You will practice practical work on your own baby.

How long will my course last?

3 Days

Thursdays: 10am-1pm

Cost £120

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

14th March 2024


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You can progress on to the introduction to massage course available for CPD, allowing you to gain skills to perform basic massage. 

Further progression could also be into the FE or HE Complementary Therapies programme.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Baby Massage (CPD) College Certificate

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.