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Wondering how long you have to complete your baby massage course, whether there are exams and if you need to attend any on-site classes?

This article helps address some common questions about completing your baby massage course via correspondence. 

Baby massage is a wonderful skill to help support infant, maternal & paternal well being. Whether you're starting something new or adding to current qualifications the Infant Massage Information Service can help you obtain a qualification in this field

The correspondence program is thorough, easy to work through and offers a convenient way to study. 100% of the course requirements are completed from home, including all practical work meaning no travel or onsite attendance is needed.

Once your enrollment is complete and the course fees are paid, you will receive a welcome email providing you with full access to the course content. Your welcome email includes your pdf training manual with all of the course theory work and assessment instructions as well as links to the practical video files you need to watch. A training pack containing your demonstration doll and any other resources in your enrolment pack is sent via post. There's no need to wait for your training pack to arrive via post before you begin studying. As soon as you receive your welcome email you can get started with the course theory work, then move on to the practical techniques once your demonstration doll arrives. 

You're welcome to study at your own pace to complete the course. Most students complete everything within the space of a few weeks. If students are quite busy, they might finish the course over a few months instead. Whatever study period you need is ok. 

There are 3 or 4 assessment tasks to complete depending on the qualification level you enrol in. The tasks are easy to complete and personalised assistance is available throughout the course if you need help with questions or clarifications. Your theory assessment is an open book, multiple choice exam which ensures you've worked through the training manual. You're provided with an answer sheet to complete which can be emailed as an attachment or uploaded for marking. Practical tasks are recorded using any device (most students use their phone). The recordings are uploaded for the trainers to view and report on. Practical reports are extremely detailed to ensure you're confident in practical techniques prior to certification. 

How to apply
There are three ways to submit an application for the baby massage course:
1) Online via (click here)
2) Submit an application form (this can be downloaded after requesting a brochure from Infant Massage Information Service)
3) By phone, call 1300558608

Questions? We're happy to help :)
If you have any questions about joining a baby massage course, the Infant Massage Information Service will be happy to help.
- You can submit your questions online
- Email us via
- or call 1300 558 608


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