If you have a qualification in
- Allied Health
- Natural therapies
- or Early Childhood Ed.
You meet the prerequisites to become a Paediatric Massage Consultant (PMC)
Imis is Australia’s #1 Baby Massage Training Provider
With ongoing lifetime support, Imis is a trusted provider of comprehensive training programs in Paediatric Massage
Looking to add to your current qualifications?
Training as a Paediatric Massage Consultant (PMC) involves completing an evidence based, intensive course through IMIS. Consultants support infant, paternal and maternal well-being; teaching parents massage techniques that benefit the child’s physical, emotional, cognitive and social development. Consultants can also provide presentations to professional groups, advocating the researched benefits of paediatric massage.
Paediatric Massage Consultants (PMC):
- Assist with common digetive and respiratory issues
- Teach parents how to massage
- Enhance physical, emotional, cognitive and social development
- Provide massage tuition to parents of children with special needs
- Provide massage and touch therapy tuition to parents with pre-term and low birth weight infants
- Follow best practice guidelines
- Help clients experience as many benefits as possible from massage and touch therapy
- Help professionals meet their continual professional development requirements
- Support infant, paternal and maternal well being
- Assist with sleeping difficulties
- Reduce anxiety and stress hormone levels for children and their parents
- Provide tuition in infant cues, body language and stress signals
- Increase parenting confidence
- Enhance attachment and bonding
Incredible Support: Skills, Knowledge, Resources
IMIS provides the skills, knowledge & resources students need to utilise their new qualification.
Learn how to facilitate parent classes & consultations for private work or use within your current work environment.
Daily Massage Routine
IMIS students learn how to demonstrate a safe & effective, full-body massage sequence that is easy for parents to incorporate in their baby's daily routine.
Adaptations for Special Needs
We include a unit of study on techniques for children with additional needs.
Help as many families as possible experience the benefits massage can offer.
Pre-term / Low birth weight
IMIS pre-term & low birth weight content makes it easy to customise your tuition appropriately.
Assist parents and newborns who have a challenging start to life.
IMIS training includes a unit on massage adaptations for various developmental stages.
This unit covers recommendations for toddlers through to adolescents!
Reflux & Digestive Discomfort
Our massage recommendations for children suffering from reflux, wind & digestive discomfort are easy to learn. Assist parents by teaching effective, purposeful massage routines.
Infant Body Language
IMIS students learn to interpret baby body language cues used during massage. Understand ‘learned responses’ & ‘reflexive cues’, helping parents respond to Baby’s needs.
IMIS content includes baby yoga! Learn a series of passive movements that enhance coordination, increase lymphatic circulation, & strengthen the immune system.
Review the researched benefits of massage including reductions in stress hormone levels, increased serotonin levels and increased vagal activity; just to name a few!
Understand what oils are recommended for massage and why. Learn about allergy testing, which oil types have been found to induce eczema symptoms & more!
Those Are Just A Few Main Topics Covered, There Are Plenty More
- When to massage
- How long to massage for
- Environment for massage
- How to facilitate baby massage parent classes
- How to structure private baby massage appointments
- How to promote your services
- Review research articles and abstracts
- Plus online extension modules available (inlcuding breastfeeding and baby massage, common variations in infant health and many more)
Class or Correspondence
IMIS gives you the opportunity to study in a way that suites you. Easily complete 9 units and 4 competency tasks in a way that suites your lifestyle, schedule & learning style to earn your new qualification.
Package Options: Decision, Decisions, Decisions
IMIS does not limit you to one set of inclusions, we prefer to give you options. From ‘bronze’ to ‘gold’, minimal essentials to a full resource pack created by past students; we let you decide. Select the enrolment pack that is right for you.
Essentials + Marketing
Full Resource Pack
A Qualification That Is Yours To Keep
Wondering about renewal requirements?
IMIS provides thorough support for past students, so there are no compulsory renewal intervals. When you earn your new qualification, it’s yours to keep. Refreshers are available. You’re welcome to schedule these as and when you feel you need them.
Using Your New Qualification
IMIS helps you get started with your new qualification as quickly & easily as possible. Attend class or study via correspondence & complete 4 competency tasks including a massage demonstration, multiple choice exam, practice teaching session and a mock professional presentation. Once certified, follow the step-by-step guide covered during training to start offering baby massage classes & consultations. With a professional team to help you with questions and support, it doesn’t get any easier.
IS THERE A DEMAND?
Innovative, Approachable Trainers
A strong team of trainers are the backbone of any training organisation, and IMIS has assembled the best in the field. Our training team are experienced in paediatric massage as well as a variety of affiliated fields including nursing, midwifery, massage and small business management. The IMIS training team is dedicated, knowledgeable and passionate about the content they cover; ensuring training is both compelling and fun.
We Support our Students,
And They Support Us.
We are dedicated to supporting consultants. When you train with IMIS, you’re never alone – needing to figure things out by yourself. We love hearing from past students as well as those currently studying. See what students are saying about IMIS!
“High quality training and support
– Thank you to all of you!”
The IMIS training staff have formed such an important part of my journey setting up my business. I will be forever grateful to them for their high quality training and support, thank you to all of you!” – Jackie Gorman
Help Meet The Growing Demand for IMIS Paediatric Massage Consultants!
We are IMIS, a passionate and dedicated group who advocate for the benefits of infant massage. In 2000 we set out on a mission to improve the lives of babies and families through touch and massage and IMIS was born. Since then IMIS has become the #1 baby massage training provider with thousands of wonderful students worldwide. We encourage you to complete your baby massage training, it will change your outlook on the amazing role massage can play for infants and their families.
If you have any questions about training in Paeditaric Massage, we're happy to help. :)
You can submit you questions online or call us on 1300558608.