Welcome to Hands on Babies

Offering a NEW “Gold’ Standard in Baby Massage and Baby Yoga Training

As one of the UK’s leading training providers Hands on Babies specialises in delivering high quality training in the disciplines of Baby Massage and Baby Yoga.

Hands on Babies have been operating for over 12 years and have worked with a wide range of individuals, Local Authorities, NHS Trusts and National Charities and are able to offer Face To Face or Online Training to suit the needs of you or your organisation.

Over the years our experience of training people from all sorts of different professional backgrounds has enabled us to develop an unrivalled curriculum for both our Baby Massage and Baby Yoga training courses. This combination of professionalism, experience and a passion for sharing the wonderful skill of Baby Massage and Baby Yoga, enables us to offer an outstanding training experience which will exceed all of your expectations.

In addition to our Virtual Academy which offers Unparalleled Online Learning at your own pace we have detailed 5 Key Reasons why training with Hands on Babies might be the right choice for you…

FIVE Reasons to Train with Hands on Babies

1, Unrivalled Accreditations and Endorsement

Independent Third Party Verification, Scrutiny and Approval of us, our curriculum and our training standards has always been of paramount importance to Hands on Babies, both in terms of the Health and Complementary Therapy sectors.

In 2012 Hands on Babies was one of the first organisations to receive accreditation for both our Baby Massage and Baby Yoga courses from the world renowned Royal College of Midwives. We also have approval from numerous Complementary Therapy Accrediting Bodies both in the UK and overseas.

But what sets us apart from other providers is that we are currently the only training provider in the UK that can offer the  NEW ‘Gold Standard’ of approval for our training with our OfQual Regulated Qualifications.

Often referred to as the ‘exam watchdog’ OfQual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) is the Government Department that regulates & accredits British Examination Boards offering GCSE’s and A Level exams in England and it is their role to maintain standards and confidence in qualifications. Hands on Babies are delighted to announce the launch of its OfQual Regulated (RQF) Level 2 Awards and Certificates in what will come to be the NEW Gold Standard of Baby Massage and Baby Yoga qualification.

All Hands on Babies course attendees can now extend their Hands on Babies Accreditation to the ‘Gold’ standard of Baby Massage and Baby Yoga training with our unique Government Approved Regulated Qualifications

Hands on Babies are also the ONLY training provider in the UK to have Certified Status for its courses by CPD UK, the leading independent Continuing Professional Development accreditation institution.

Hands on Babies Certified Status gives you the reassurance that CPD UK has stringently assessed its courses and its training methods and quality controls and has recognised Hands on Babies as providing the highest quality accredited training and events. Hands on Babies training courses are therefore suitable for the CPD policies of professional bodies, health trusts, local authorities and infant related organisations.

2, Our Tried and Tested Curriculum

As a professional training organisation our curriculum has been developed around the specific needs of our students and has been honed over many years through real student participation and feedback.

Through its perfect balance of theory and practical training it will teach you everything you need to know about Baby Massage and Baby Yoga.

But it goes further than that – As a professional training provider we also provide you with everything that you need to run really effective parent facing sessions including full session & class plans (so you won’t need to spend hours planning your lessons) and parent facing hands-outs that you can self-brand if you wish.

3, Choice and Flexibility

Hands on Babies offers lots of options in how you train and various levels of accreditation to suit your individual needs. Whether your preference is Face To Face Training, Online Training or a combination of both, whether you choose the Hands on Babies Accreditation or opt to extend our course to the OfQual Regulated option, with Hands on Babies the choice is yours.

The speed at which you work through the process from enrolling to accreditation is also up to you.  Some students choose to enrol and begin their studies immediately, and then work through the curriculum and assessment methods quickly.  With commitment these students can get to the point of accreditation in a matter of weeks.

Others take their time and work through the process over a longer time period, dipping in and out of the Online Academy as and when they have a few moments or hours to further progress their training – Again the choice is yours...

4, Exceptional Value Added Extras

Training with Hands on Babies means you will always be part of our student body. Once you have completed your training we continue to offer support to our students and are always available to answer any questions or offer advice should you need it.

Hands on Babies students also have exclusive access to FREE Additional Training Resources (including FREE Video Library of all Baby Massage and Baby Yoga strokes and Parent Facing Hand outs).

Our courses are also recognised by CPD UK, the leading independent Continuing Professional Development accreditation institution. CPD UK has recognised Hands on Babies as providing the highest quality accredited training and events suitable for the CPD policies of professional bodies.  So if CPD is important to you or your staff Hands on Babies should be your first choice training provider.

With Refresher Training available should you need it, and through our Corporate Partnerships you can access all of the business services that you might need at very competitive rates, including insurance and products such as massage oil.

All of this ongoing support is FREE – unlike many other training providers Hands on Babies does NOT charge an annual fee to maintain to your accreditation.

5, Competitively Priced

We pride ourselves on offering our students excellent value for money. Even with the great benefits listed above Hands on Babies remains price competitive with other leading providers and offers interest free payment plans to spread the cost of training.  We also offer reduced student fees for our Online Training, multi-course booking discounts, and multi-person discounts for group bookings. To make our extension into regulated training accessible, Hands on Babies offers subsidised rates for our OfQual Regulated Qualifications and even possible access to funded training through Government Adult Education Budgets.

Whatever your financial circumstances Hands on Babies will have a training option that works for you

Whether you’re seeking training to up-skill your existing staff or you want to train as an individual to run sessions as part of your own business, Hands on Babies Training Courses are designed to deliver all of the key skills and expertise needed to deliver fantastic parent facing sessions to your community of mums, dads and carers.

Over the last decade we have delivered training to 1000’s of individuals, so if you’re looking for a training provider that has the experience and professionalism to deliver the right course for you - look no further than Hands on Babies.

But don’t just take our word for it, please click on the link to see what our partners and some of our past students think about their own training journey with Hands on Babies.

Book with Confidence

In these troubling times we have implemented the following policy to ensure that all course attendees can commit to training secure in the knowledge that whatever happens over the coming weeks and months that their place on the next safe and convenient training course is secured for them and that there is flexibility to amend dates and courses as required.

  • In the event that our INSTRUCTOR is unable to conduct a course in person due to on-going restrictions then we will either postpone the course to a later date or refund all monies.
  • In the event that a COURSE ATTENDEE is not able to attend a course that goes ahead due to Corona Virus related circumstances then we will of course reschedule them to a later date/event at no extra cost.

We will of course be following the appropriate guidance on the situation and will keep all course attendees fully abreast of any developments or further disruptions to our training schedule.

Taking a pragmatic view for the present and an optimistic view of the future, if people are stuck at home, now could provide a unique opportunity to partake in a Virtual Online Course where you can learn the great skills of Baby Massage and Baby Yoga in the convenience, comfort and security of your own home and at a pace to suit you.
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A NEW ‘Gold Standard’ in Baby Massage and Baby Yoga Qualifications

For the last three years Hands on Babies have been working with SkillsFirst (a regulated awarding body - similar to City and Guilds) to develop OfQual* Regulated Courses in our specialist disciplines of baby massage and baby yoga. The Hands on Babies Accredited Courses in Baby Massage and Baby Yoga... Read More

Online Training Courses Now Available

As one of the UK’s leading training providers Hands on Babies is delighted to announce the launch if it's Online Virtual Training Academy Hands on Babies are delighted to have developed a fantastic interactive Virtual Academy whereby students can train Online in the Safety, Convenience and Comfort of their own... Read More

Hands on Babies Gets Global Approval

Hands On Babies is delighted to extend our training services to the 1000’s of overseas students who would like to train to become Baby Massage and Baby Yoga instructors. Hands on Babies courses are internationally recognized through our accreditation from the world renowned Royal College of Midwives and through its... Read More
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