Course Code: 006

These short courses, leading to CIBTAC qualifications are recommended for students wishing to reach the highest level in beauty therapy, joining the elite therapists working around the world.

Each course is taught 5 days per week (35 hours) for between 3-6 months. Extra home study is required for projects, research and revision. Revision time, project time and home study may be allocated during term time, but please note extra study is essential for successful results.

Our Full Time courses:

These full-time 3-6 month CIBTAC intensive beauty courses lead to both the coveted and Internationally recognised British Confederation of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) qualifications, recognised in over 19 countries, as well as the highly respected OICB college certificate.

Students are taught in a friendly environment to the highest professional standards in all aspects of beauty therapy. As well as the general course of study, students will be set regular homework and assignments to complete during the course.

Please note that this course is subject to entry requirements and an interview. (Telephone interviews can be arranged for overseas students if required).

Course Outline – CIBTAC Level 2 Spa Beauty Therapist:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cosmetic Science
  • Advanced Facials
  • Eye Treatments
  • Manicure/Pedicure
  • Hair Removal
  • Cosmetic Makeup
  • Please note the college or examination boards reserve the right to change the syllabus

Course Outline – CIBTAC Level 3 Spa Body Therapist:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Swedish Body Massage
  • Body Treatments & Figure Analysis
  • Body Electrotherapy
  • Diet, Exercise & Nutrition
  • Heat Treatments
  • Professional Ethics
  • Business Studies
  • Health, Safety & Hygiene in the salon
  • Please note the college or examination boards reserve the right to change the syllabus

Additional OICB certificates (extra fee applies):

  • Indian Head Massage
  • Thermal Auricular Therapy (Ear Candling)
  • Subject to availability. Subject to change. Please enquire for an up to date list of optional extra courses

Full time OICB students benefit from the following:

  • Retail Training
  • Commercial salon experience (1-2 days per week)
  • Career Development
  • Careers Presentations
  • Professional Development
  • 2 week unpaid work experience placement in a salon or spa in your home country
  • Spa Experience – a trip to a leading health spa (extra fee applies)
  • Careers Advice and Presentations from Industry leaders
  • Spa Find ‘Product Knowledge’ certificate
  • Dermalogica Product Knowledge
  • Jessica Nails Professional Manicure and Pedicure 2 day Training
  • Subject to availability. Subject to change

International Students must meet the following criteria:

  • IELTS level 5.5 (if English is not your 1st language).
  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent with original copies.
  • Interview with College Principal (telephone interview is acceptable).
  • Educational Report if school leaver.
  • Photo identification: passport.
  • Two references.
  • Full funds available to pay for course fees & accommodation in advance, to apply for a 'Student Visitors Visa".


UK Students must meet the following criteria:

  • 5 GCSE’s grades A to C or equivalent.
  • Last school report if school leaver.
  • Photo identification (i.e. passport or driving licence).
  • Names & addresses of 2 referees.
  • Interview with School Director (fee applies).

Qualifications gained (subject to passing theory and practical examinations):

  • OICB

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