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The CIBTAC Skin Treatment Diploma Course is for those starting out in the Skin and Aesthetic Industry or for those who already have some formal education in beauty or medical.  It is no longer necessary to complete a full beauty qualification if you are not interested in waxing or nails. This course provides high quality training in; Skincare, Facial Massage, Tinting and Make-Up. Students can then progress onto the CIBTAC Facial Electrotherapy Diploma Course and Advanced Skin Treatments which will enable them to become a Skincare Specialist.

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 overseas in Beauty Salons, Medi Spa’s, Skin Clinics, Health Farms, Spas and Cruise Liners or setting up your own business.



Examination Fees:
Start Date:
Mon, 11th October 2021
Monday & Tuesday
9.30 a. m. - 12.30 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. We have also added an on-line Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Module to all facial skincare courses, offering fully blended learning, and allowing you to study in your own home at a time that suits you. 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

For the Facial Skincare course students are in the College Tuesday 9.30am – 12.30pm,  for the Beauty modules, these will also be offered as an afternoon class Tuesday 12.30pm-4.30pm, Monday there is 2-3 hours online tutor-led lectures from home.   We also suggest at minimum of 3-6 hours home study, practice and revision.

Initially students will have the opportunity to work on the Mannequin Head to perfect practical protocols. The college can sometimes provide models for our practical classes, and students can bring in friends and family to ensure you are more commercially ready to work in the beauty industry.   A Tilly Head Mannequin for home and zoom practice is essential requirement for the course cost £175.00 paid directly to the School.

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 Skin Treatment Course Covers

  • Consultation, Record Keeping
  • Skin Care & Skin Analysis
  • Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting 
  • Eyebrow Shaping 
  • Facial Massage, Neck & Shoulder & Décolleté
  • Mask Treatments
  • Make-up, Day & Evening Looks, Bridal
  • Cosmetic science 
  • Product Knowledge & Retail Sales

General Studies

  • Health & Hygiene
  • Business Studies
  • Salon Management
  • Retail Sales

ITEC Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology​

  • Cells & Tissues
  • Skin Structure
  • Hair Anatomy
  • 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

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

  • Stress relief scalp massage

Short courses available (discount available)

  • Brilliant Brows
  • Brow Lamination
  • Henna Brows
  • Lash Extension
  • Lash Lift Course
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure

Included in Course Fees

  • Bronwyn Conroy Uniform - Navy Tunic Top & Trousers
  • Skin Care 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 Facial Electrotherapy – Level 3
  • 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: 45-minute Multiple Choice Paper
  • Practical: 2 Hour