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Pathway to Aesthetics

Pathway to Aesthetics

Are you looking to enter into Aesthetic Industry but don’t have relavent beauty therapy background, this is where you can start your rewarding journey.

What is the Pathway Qualification?

CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice

This ‘Bridge Qualification’ will enable you to have the essential skills to work in a salon setting and prepare you with the foundation knowledge to advanced into aesthetic trainings including Skin Peels, Skin Micro-needling, Laser & Light Therapy and much more.

This qualification is OFQUAL Recognised. It aims to provide Learners with the knowledge and skills to carry out the recognised skin analysis and assessment treatments in today’s market.


Structure, Delivery & Assessment of the Pathway Qualification?

The CIBTAC Level 3  Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice is made up from 4 mandatory units:

Mandatory section A – All units to be taken

  1. Monitor and maintain health and safety in the salon
  2. Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  3. Provide skin analysis and assessment
  4. Beauty therapy science

Mandatory section B – one unit to be taken 

  1. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for skin treatments
  2. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for beauty and spa therapy

Optional section C – unit may be taken if chosen

  1. Provide Electrical Epilation

Course Delivery

The delivery of the training is based on a combination of theory and practical sessions. Our qualified tutor will also provide you with sufficient guide within the process. Practical sessions are also required to develop commercial competence.

Course Assessment

The mandatory units within the qualification are assessed externally by Multiple Choice Theory paper. You will need to gain a minimum of 60% in each unit to pass.

If you also choose to take ‘Provide Electrical Epilation’, then you will need to pass all MCQ papers and a practical examination to achieve the full CIBTAC Level 3  Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice.


What will the Pathway Qualification enable me to do?

Achievement of  CIBTAC Level 3  Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice will provide the progression to the study of beauty therapy and aesthetic treatments at Level 4, for example, IQ Verify Level 4-7 Skin Rejuvenation, which includes both skin peel, micro-needling and mesotherapy.

It also opens the door for a wider range of beauty and aesthetic procedures including Level 4 Laser & Light for Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation, Face and Body Electrotherapies, Fibroblast Plasma Skin Lifting, Dermaplaning and much more.


How to Enrol

Simply click here to fill in an enrolment form with your CV and any previous certificate. Our student support will get in touch!

If you need any assistance in the process, please do not hesitate to contact us by email: info@schoolofaestheticart.co.uk

Entry Requirements

Learners should either be working in or aspiring to join the Beauty Industry if possible.

They should ideally have: a good general education, including GCSE Mathematics and English, A* – C. This may also include achievement of Functional Skills or Essential Skills in Mathematics and English

Upon Completion

Achievement of  CIBTAC Level 3  Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice will provide the progression to the study of beauty therapy and aesthetic treatments at Level 4, including but not limited to:Laser & Light Therapy, Skin Peel, Micro-needling, Facial and Body Electrotherapy, Dermaplaning, Fibroblast Plasma and much more.

Course Price

£2500

Course Duration

Part time/distant learning: 1 day a week for 6 weeks.

Intensive: 4 days in-centre training.

Course Dates

Enrolment deadline: 16 Sep 2019

Next intensive course: 21-24 Oct, 2019

Our courses are accredited with...

CIBTAC OCN