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The CIBTAC Aesthetics Diploma Course provides high quality training in; Skincare, Tinting, Electrical Modalities, Manicure & Pedicure, Waxing and Make-Up. Included with the course, is the Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology, Intimate Waxing, Gel Polish, and Threading.

This course leads to an internationally recognised CIBTAC diploma allowing the CIBTAC Aesthetic graduate to work worldwide. 

After completing the CIBTAC Aesthetics Course with Anatomy & Physiology we would recommend that you follow-on from this by taking the,  CIBTAC Body Massage Diploma Course or CIBTAC Body Therapy Diploma Course. With either of these qualifications, graduates of this course are immediately employable and highly sought after by the Beauty Salons, Skin Clinics and Spa’s.

Entry Requirements

No previous beauty related experience is required, however a good command of the English language for communication, reading and writing is essential with GCSE English Language grade of C to A*, grades 4 to 9 or equivalent.


Successful candidates will be awarded an internationally recognised CIBTAC diploma at UK Level 3 national standards.

This CIBTAC Diploma will enable graduates to become members of BABTAC (British association of beauty therapy and cosmetology) to gain public liability insurance to work in the UK, Ireland and in Beauty Salons, Cruise, Liners, Medi Spa’s Skin Clinics, or setting up your own business.

£350.00 (Books, uniform & kit)
Examination Fees:
Start Date:
Sat, 9th November 2024
9.30 am - 4.30 pm

CIBTAC Aesthetics Course

This Course is for those who wish to study Aesthetic Treatments for the Face to the highest standards achievable in Beauty Therapy. This qualification enables candidates to be able to work as Aesthetician, including all facials with electrical treatments, waxing, make-up and manicure and pedicure. CIBTAC graduates are highly sought after and gain employment in the most elite Salons, Skincare Clinics and Spas worldwide as demand continues to increase for non-medical Aesthetic Therapists.

CIBTAC Aesthetics Course Structure

The CIBTAC Aesthetics Day Course runs over a Monday and Tuesday for 6 months. The examination for this course is in late June.

All our courses are now offered in modular format with Blended eLearning, students attend College for face-to-face practical protocols with live Tutorial Lectures, or webinar and our own Practical videos available on the student eLearning Zone. This allows us to focus on Practical when you are here in the school. Our Tutors will however support your on-line learning with revision Q&A and tests should you find necessary.

We also offer to our students the opportunity to upgrade to the Level 3 Full Body Anatomy & Physiology Module at a reduced price, price available on request.

The Facial modules are in the College Tuesday 9.30am – 12.30pm or a Saturday 9.30pm-1. 30pm. We also suggest at minimum of 3-hours home study, practice, and revision, plus 2 hours online live tutorials. For the Beauty modules (waxing and nails), are in the College Tuesday 12.30pm-4.30pm, or a Saturday 2.30pm-4.30pm.

Initially students will have the opportunity to work on the Tilly Head to perfect practical protocols. The college can provide models for our practical classes, and students can bring in their friends and family to ensure they are more commercially ready to work in the beauty industry. A Tilly Head for home and zoom practice is essential requirement for the course, which available to purchase or rent weekly from the college.

Practical experience is an essential part of the course, the college school salon enables students to gain invaluable experience and gain confidence, providing the opportunity to work on a wide range of skin types, conditions and lifestyle factors that influence and affect skin health will help students develop strong consultation skills.

Students will need access to an iPad, Laptop or Computer plus a printer for the duration of the course. Each student is responsible for their own model for mock and actual exams. These models must be fully pre-cleared for COVID compliance.

CIBTAC Aesthetic Course Covers

  • Professional Standards
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Business Studies
  • Related Anatomy & Physiology*
  • Consultation, Record Keeping
  • Skin Care & Skin Analysis
  • Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting
  • Eyebrow Shaping
  • Facial Massage
  • Mask Treatments
  • Facial Electrotherapy
  • Make-up, Day & Evening
  • Manicure Including French Manicure Pedicure Including Foot Scrub & Mask
  • Waxing Treatments Both Hard Wax & Strip Wax
  • Product Knowledge & Cosmetic Science
  • Retail Sales

ITEC Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology​ (optional)

  • Cells & Tissues
  • Skin & Hair Structure*
  • Nail Anatomy*
  • Skeletal System*
  • Muscular System*
  • Circulatory System(
  • Lymphatic System*
  • Digestive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Urinary System
  • Endocrine System
  • Neurological System*
  • Accessory Organs
  • Pathologies of All System*

General Studies

  • Health & Hygiene
  • Business Studies
  • Electricity
  • Salon Management

In addition to standard CIBTAC curriculum, we include the following training:

  • Threading
  • Female Intimate Waxing

Short courses available (discount available)

  • Brilliant Brows
  • Lash Lift Course

Course Fees Include

  • Bronwyn Conroy Uniform - Navy Tunic Top & Trousers
  • Skin Care Kit
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Waxing Kit
  • Tinting Kit
  • Skin Care Brands Eve Taylor & Lily Lolo Minerals for Class Use
  • Course Notes
  • Access to Student eLearning & Our Practical Videos
  • Online Learning
  • Use of Trainer Head

Not Included in Course Fees 

  • Make-Up Brushes
  • Make-Up Kit
  • Sketcher Shoes
  • Navy Cardigan
  • Stationary Items


Students can go on to study in level 3, 4 and 5.

  • Cibtac Body Massage Diploma - Level 3
  • Cibtac Body Therapy - Level 3
  • Cibtac Electrolysis Diploma - Level 3
  • Cibtac Advanced Epilation - Level 4
  • Cibtac Advanced Skincare & Aesthetic Core of Knowledge - Level 4
  • Cibtac Skin Needling - Level 4
  • Cibtac Skin Peels - Level 4


The Pass Mark for CIBTAC is 60%.

  • Theory: 1½ Hours Multiple Choice Paper
  • Practical: 3¼ Hours