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16 September 2019

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NEW – Appointed CIBTAC Training Centre

NEW – Appointed CIBTAC Training Centre

Gain a recognised qualification and work globally

Very proud and excited to announce our recognition to now become a training centre with CIBTAC. The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) is a highly recognised awarding body for complimentary therapies, teaching qualifications plus many more.

Established in 1977 they provide relevant, high-quality training within the beauty, complementary & spa industry, offering world class qualifications to maintain and develop the highest of standards.

CIBTAC sets itself apart though the high quality of its qualifications, achieved through a rigorous ‘end on exams’ assessment ensuring salon-ready graduates in demand by the world’s top employers. These qualifications will enable you to work with large employers e.g. hotel industry or to move onto another employer allowing doors to be open for you.

  • High quality qualifications
  • Reputation for excellence
  • Rigorous externally assessed examinations
  • Championing best practice
  • Salon-ready graduates
  • Internationally recognised in over 24 countries

All CIBTAC qualifications are regulated by Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). They maintain standards and confidence in qualifications in England and are independent of government and report directly to Parliament.

These new qualifications are being run alongside our existing in-house qualifications and will become available in due course. We will make further announcements.

How are CIBTAC Courses assessed? – Through end examinations by a specialist CIBTAC examiner.

How will a CIBTAC qualification help my career? – CIBTAC graduates are sought after across the globe by employers who demand the highest calibre of graduates and the CIBTAC brand assures quality. 87% of recent employers surveyed said they would favour CIBTAC trained therapists.

Where will my qualification be recognised? The short answer is globally! CIBTAC qualifications are officially recognised in over 30 countries, with further CIBTAC Centres across the globe choosing our brand each year

 What Qualifications are we offering?

 Level 2 Award in Thermal Auricular Therapy (Hopi Ear Candles)

Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage

Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Bespoke diploma in Reiki 1

Bespoke diploma in Reiki 2

In-House Qualifications

As well as our existing qualifications currently on our website, we are still providing you with a choice of in-house or CIBTAC qualifications. In-House qualifications are shorter run courses suitable for existing and newly self-employed therapists. These qualifications are recognised and supported by Balens Insurers who will provide you with indemnity insurance as soon as you become certificated by Athena Holistics.