The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology has been producing beauty, complementary and spa therapy graduates of the highest calibre since 1977. They offer a wide range of world-class qualifications, including beauty therapy, spa, complementary and teaching, striving to maintain and develop the highest standards of excellence internationally
Internationally Recognised Qualification
CIBTAC qualifications are officially recognised in over 30 countries. It aims to prepare the therapists of the future for the world of work, ensuring that they are educated to the highest possible standard with the relevant skills and experience required to fmeet industry demands.
Types of Qualification
CIBTAC qualifications are broken down into:
The differences are mainly related to the number of hours required to complete each qualification. These words have specific meanings in terms of qualification size that also link into the UK framework. The title of the UK framework has changed from the “QCF” to the “RQF”, and over the course of 2017 and 2018 qualifications are being moved across from one framework to the other, which means that the letters QCF will start to disappear from qualification titles.
CIBTAC Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Services
This diploma is a fast-track, internationally recognised qualification which opens up more opportunities, when compared to the national NVQ route offered by various colleges.
CIBTAC Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments
The CIBTAC Professional Beauty Therapy Diploma is a level 3 internationally recognised beauty therapy diploma designed so that graduates become fully qualified beauty therapists who are salon ready and able to explore the wide beauty career path of their choice.
CIBTAC Level 3 Diploma in Facial Applications
This is a comprehensive facial and skincare course that gives you all the fundamental knowledge of facial skincare as well as the practical skill of providing facial treatments, including electrotherapy and microdermabrasion.
CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
This course will provide you with all of the necessary underpinning knowledge of anatomy and physiology to enable you to understand the human body and its structures and functions.
CIBTAC Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments
The certificate in Nail treatments enables candidates to build the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide basic manicure and pedicure treatments as well as developing the abilities for effective consulation, communication and retail skills.
CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in Nail Technologies
At Level 3, our CIBTAC nail qualifications offer progression from the core skills. Students will practise how to perform nail enhancements using various systems that will allow them to extend the natural nail, or use more complex painting techniques.
CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Light Therapy Treatments
The CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate is a knowledge-based and practical qualification, giving you the theory and skills needed for safe and effective hair reduction and skin rejuvenation treatments, and preparing you to progress onto other treatments such as treatment of vascular lesions and benign pigmented lesions.