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Baby Massage Instructor Training Northern Ireland

Our Baby Massage Instructor Diploma has been designed as a 'business in a box'. Learn to teach baby massage with Settled Petals and begin to create a career that fits around your lifestyle.

Become a fully qualified baby massage instructor


The Settled Petals Baby Massage Instructor Diploma is a fully accredited baby massage training programme. Both direct training and online baby massage instructor training is available, depending on your location and preferred learning style.

Inspired by her own baby massage business, Susan wants to help empower others to start their  own baby massage business and help them to create a flexible career they will enjoy. It's perfect for busy parents who would like to gain control of their lifestyle & perhaps spend more time with their own little ones, with less need for daycare!

The online nature of the diploma means you can complete it within the comfort of your own home. As you progress through the course, Susan will be on hand via email to help you on your way.  The course is also available without the business module for health and social care professionals (such as midwives, neonatal nurses, health visitors or childcare providers who wish to enhance their offering by learning baby massage.

Alternatively you can complete the course either in a group setting or on a 1:1 basis 

Diploma syllabus

Massage Syllabus


  • History of Baby Massage,
    Acupressure and Reflexology
  • The Power of Touch
  • Benefits of Baby Massage and Touch Therapy
  • Minding Mum
  • Considerations
  • The Parent/Baby Dyad
  • Ideal Environment
  • Oils and Lotions
  • Massage in Special Circumstances
  • Full Instruction on how to complete
    a Baby Massage Routine
  • Instruction on delivering specialised massage routines such as those specific to teething, sleep, cold relief and colic/wind/constipation

Business Syllabus


  •  Group and 1:1 session plans
  • How to run a class
  • How to deliver the techniques
  • Picking a suitable venue
  • Pricing your class
  • Ways to advertise
  • Licenses required (eg music licenses)
  • What safeguards to take
  • Managing personal details
  • Equipment needed
  • How to gain insurance
  • Custom parents handouts provided
    (so they can practice at home)
  • Registering Parents details & helpful suggested templates
  • Suggested wording for creating
    social media events
  • Advice on how to receive payments

Download Course brochure

Baby Massage Teacher Training Diploma E-Brochure (pdf)


A word from Susan (Founder of settled petals)

Susan designed the diploma based on her first hand experience of running Settled Petals classes and her background as a social worker and an MA in Education. You can find out more about her here

Diploma investment


Training Dates

Baby Massage Instructor Training Northern Ireland will take place on 6th and 7th May 2020 (10am - 4pm) in Castlereagh Hills Golf Course, Belfast.

Investment: £400

Early Bird Price: £350 if booked before 30.03.20 (use code: Early)

Installment Plans available on request

Email to confirm your place  or use form below 

Want to find out more?

If you have read this page and want to find out more information you can contact Susan directly today on  and she would be only too happy to help. If you are ready to sign up and start your Baby Massage journey, click the button below for instant access to the Diploma Course

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Settled Petals

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom



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