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The Cibtac Body Massage Diploma Course with Anatomy, Physiology provides high quality training in the classic movements of Swedish Full Body Massage. It is the foundation course for Advanced Massage and many other Holistic Therapies. 

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 Body Massage Diploma at UK Level 3 national standards and CIBTAC Anatomy & Physiology Level 3 

This course 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 overseas in Beauty Salons, Health Farms, Spas and Cruise Liners or setting up your own business.

£90.00 (Uniform & Books)
Examination Fees:
Start Date:
Wed, 30th April 2025
1.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

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 and our own Practical videos available online 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

Students will need access to an iPad, laptop or computer plus a printer for the duration of the course.

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.

Each student is responsible for their own model for mock and actual exams. These models must be fully pre-cleared for COVID compliance.

Cibtac Body Massage Course Covers

  • Professional Ethics
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Swedish Massage Theory
  • Benefits of Body Massage Therapy
  • Physiology Effects of Body Massage Therapy
  • Body Types
  • Contra-indications to Body Massage
  • Consultation
  • Client Confidentiality and Record Keeping
  • Full Body Massage Practical
  • Aftercare to Body Massage

General Studies

  • Business Studies
  • Salon Management
  • Retail Sales

Anatomy and Physiology Syllabus

  • Cells & Tissues 
  • Integumentary System
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • Urinary System
  • Reproductive System
  • Nervous System
  • Digestive System
  • Accessory Organs, Eyes & Ears
  • Diseases & Disorders of all Body Systems

Course requirements

The following items are required on this course and are included in the total course cost. If you already possess a tunic, then you may deselect them at the booking stage.

Course Fees Include

  • Bronwyn Conroy Uniform - Navy Tunic Top 
  • Course Notes
  • Access to Student eLearning & Our Practical Videos
  • Online Learning

Not Included in Course Fees 

  • Sketcher Shoes
  • Navy Cardigan
  • Stationary Items


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

  • Cibtac Body Therapy - Level 3
  • Cibtac Aesthetics - Level 3
  • Cibtac Electrolysis Diploma - Level 3


The Pass Mark for CIBTAC Body Massage, Anatomy & Physiology is 60%.

  • Body Massage Practical Examination: 1 Hour
  • Body Massage Theory: 1¼ Hour Multiple Choice Paper
  • Anatomy & Physiology Theory Paper: 1-hour Multiple Choice Paper